STI vs. UTI: What’s The Difference Between Their Symptoms?

STI vs. UTI and what is the difference between their symptoms is quite a common dilemma. There are some symptoms similar to both a Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) and a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), so sometimes it may be difficult to to discern which type of infection your symptoms represent. What follows may help you to spot the difference quickly and take action.

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Open House Event – MonaLisa Touch

monalisa touch eventHigh Lakes Health Care is now offering a novel laser therapy called MonaLisa Touch. We are hosting an open house event on Thursday, May 24th at 6pm. Dr. Tammy Bull, Gynecology & Dr. Marta Johnson-Mitchell, Urology will be hosting a drop-in informational session for the community to come and chat with them about this new service. Ask questions, become informed!

The MonaLisa Touch is a laser therapy designed for women who are experiencing changes in their gynecologic health. The therapy stimulates a healing response by generating new collagen, elastin, vascularization and revitalization.

Promotional pricing for treatment services will be available for those who attend this open house.

Where: High Lakes Health Care, Upper Mill Clinic 929 SW Simpson Ave, Suite 300 Bend, OR 97702
When: Thursday, May 24th 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Price: Free to the community

If you have any questions, contact High Lakes Health Care at 541-389-7741

Breast Cancer Risk Testing: Is the BRCA Test Right for You?

You may have seen the term “BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 testing” being used on the internet in regard to breast cancer, but are you unsure about what it means? The simple explanation is this: BRCA1 and BRCA 2 are genes that help repair damaged DNA. Damaged DNA can lead to tumor growth. When either of these genes do not function properly, cells are more likely to develop genetic alterations that can lead to cancer.

It is possible to test for BRCA 1 & 2 mutations, but is it necessary for you? Having all of the information can help you make an informed decision.

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