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Oct 21

Knowing when you’re ready to start a family or add another child to your family is a big decision that’s not often taken lightly. Patients consider their health, lifestyle, finances, and a host of other factors when making one of the biggest decisions of their lives. Just as critical is the decision that your family […]

Oct 21

Women today have many options in birth control, including temporary, long term, and permanent solutions. The most popular type of contraception around the world is sterilization. It offers many benefits; however, it is not a decision to be taken lightly. When you visit Dr. Jenkins, he will explain the risks, benefits, and alternatives so that […]

Oct 21

Hearing that she needs a hysterectomy can cause a woman to feel many different types of emotions. From fear of the unknown to relief for ending the troubles she may have been having to sadness over losing part of what makes her feel like a woman, the days after hearing the news can be an […]

Oct 21

Occasionally after determining that a patient needs to have a hysterectomy, she will ask if a tummy tuck operation can be performed at the same time. Perhaps she’s been planning the tummy tuck anyway, it’s always been a thought in the back of her mind, or she believes that it’s a good opportunity to tighten […]

Oct 21

A total (complete) hysterectomy is a serious surgery, which will have future implications on your health. It is important to understand the risks, benefits, and long-term effects before making this decision. Why have a hysterectomy? This procedure involves the surgical removal of the uterus. In some circumstances, only part of the uterus is removed. This […]

Oct 21

The obvious benefit to performing two surgeries at once is that the patient has to go under anesthesia only once. This not only saves money, it can help the patient avoid side effects or complications brought on by general anesthesia. Other benefits to combining the surgeries include less time spent in the hospital and only […]

Oct 21

Facing major surgery is a frightening prospect. With Dr. Taryll Jenkins’s compassion and expertise, he offers conservative options for any condition whenever possible. When surgery is unavoidable, he uses the least invasive method available. A minimally invasive procedure, or MIP, is an advanced surgical technique achieving the same result as open surgery with smaller incisions. […]

Oct 21

A hysterectomy is a surgical operation that removes a woman’s uterus. This surgery is performed to address a number of medical conditions including painful uterine fibroids, uterine prolapse, cancer, endometriosis, pelvic pain, abnormal bleeding, or thickening of the uterus. Removing a uterus for reasons other than cancer is usually a decision that’s made only after […]

Oct 21

Finding out or making the decision to have a hysterectomy can be overwhelming for many women. Not only is a hysterectomy a surgical procedure that will require anesthesia and recovery time, some women feel that losing their uterus is losing a part of who they are. To make the surgery easier, doctors suggest taking some […]

Oct 21

If you are preparing for a hysterectomy, chances are you have done your research and due diligence. You have considered both the benefits and risks of the procedure and how the procedure is performed. You likely have checked into alternative options for treating your particular medical condition. But now it is time. You have reached […]

Oct 21

When considering a hysterectomy, most women have many questions. From whether her hysterectomy is the only, or best, option, to what kind of hysterectomy her gynecologist recommends. Dr. Taryll Jenkins of Jenkins Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine has helped many women understand the procedure and learn what to expect. A hysterectomy can be performed several […]

Oct 21

A hysterectomy is one of the most common, and one of the safest surgeries performed in the United States today. However, at Jenkins Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Medicine in Katy, TX, it is considered only as a last resort, when other options are not viable. Dr. Taryll L. Jenkins believes in choosing the least invasive […]