Education and Insights – Southwest Florida Women's Healthcare
  • Teacher Appreciation Day

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  • Immunizations

    The immunizations below are available at Southwest Florida Women’s Group, the Health Department or your Primary Care Physician. Southwest Florida Women’s Group • Influenza –  Every year (pregnant patients only) • Tetanus booster (Tdap) – Every pregnancy  (pregnant patients only) • Meningococcal vaccine • Shingles vaccine – Age 60 • Pneumonia – Age 65 or earlier

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  • Recommended Health Screenings

    The following is a Health Maintenance Program we recommend to our patients. Age 18-39 Cholesterol- Every 5 years (more frequently if abnormal) Fasting Blood Sugar – Every 3 years if: • Family history of diabetes • History of gestational diabetes during pregnancy • Overweight Age 40-50 Thyroid Test – Every 5 years Blood Chemistry Panel

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  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is the no incision tubal ligation? It is an outpatient female sterilization procedure that involves inserting a scope into the cervix and uterus and placing plugs into the tubal openings. It is considered permanent sterilization and cannot be reversed. It is an easy one-day procedure with no post-operative discomfort. It is 99% effective. I

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