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Women's Health Specialist

Sunila Philips, MD, FAAFP -  - Family Medicine

Wellness Medicine McKinney

Sunila Philips, MD, FAAFP

Family Medicine & Medical Spa located in McKinney, TX

It’s very important for women to maintain and keep track of the health of their sexual and reproductive system. During women’s health visits at Wellness Medicine McKinney in McKinney, Texas, Sunila Philips, MD, FAAFP, performs pelvic exams, breast examinations, and other tests. She also provides women’s health services like ultrasound imaging to make a diagnosis and treatments for women’s health concerns. To set up your annual women’s health visit, call the office or book online today.

Women's Health Q&A

What is women’s health?

Women’s health is a medical specialty that addresses the needs of the female sexual and reproductive system. It’s important to have a women’s health visit once a year. Dr. Philips provides these visits with detailed testing and many services that you may need to maintain your wellness.

During a women’s health visit, Dr. Philips can answer all of your questions about your sexual and reproductive health and wellness. She can also address any symptoms or concerns you have and document any changes in your health and functioning from year to year.  

In many cases, the health of your sexual and reproductive system influences other aspects of your health and wellness. Dr. Philips can address conditions affecting other parts of your body during a women’s health visit, too. 

Which conditions does women’s health address?

There are numerous conditions and diseases that affect a woman’s health exclusively. Others can affect both women and men but affect the genders differently. Dr. Philips specializes in diagnosing and treating or managing these issues at Wellness Medicine McKinney:

  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Endometriosis
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual complications
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Infertility
  • Bacterial vaginosis
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Yeast infections

Dr. Philips can also help you address issues like depression, anxiety, osteoporosis, and other conditions that might affect your health as a woman. 

What happens during my women's health visits?

During your annual women’s health visits, Dr. Philips starts the appointment by taking note of your medical history and performing a brief physical exam. She then performs a pelvic examination to view your internal and external organs and identify signs of disease or dysfunction. She also performs a breast examination. 

Depending on your age and personal needs or goals, Dr. Philips can also provide these services during women’s health visits:

  • Pap smears and other screening tests like HPV
  • Mammograms
  • Birth control counseling and family planning
  • STD diagnosis and treatment
  • Ultrasound imaging
  • Hormone treatments

Dr. Philips answers your questions and can help you take steps toward preventing health complications involving your sexual and reproductive system. She asks about your current habits and might make recommendations for healthy changes you can easily adopt for better health outcomes. 

To set up your next women’s health visit at Wellness Medicine McKinney, call the office directly or book an appointment online today.