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Menopause Symptoms: Can A Gynecologist Help? - Dr. Kotian

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Dr. Zarine Kotian explains when a gynecologist can assist a woman who is going through menopause and shares why many older woman are developing sexually transmitted diseases. Dr. Kotian is an experienced OB/GYN at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center in Glendale, Arizona.

Dr. Kotian:
So menopause is a big aspect of many women’s lives. There is a lot of literature, a lot of shows on menopause. The best person to ask is your physician, that there are ways that we can help you. There are medications. There are more natural ways of dealing with menopause that a woman can get advice from her physician.

I am seeing a lot more cases of older women developing sexually transmitted infections. Many women are sexually active with a variety of partners well later into their lives – 30s, 40s, 50s, even the older age group – 60s, 70s. I have definitely seen an increase in sexually transmitted infections – chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes and genital warts definitely.

About Dr. Zarine Kotian, M.D.:
Dr. Kotian is an obstetrician/gynecologist on staff at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center in Glendale, Ariz. She was born and raised in Ohio, attending Ohio State University where she completed her degree in Molecular Genetics with a minor in Spanish. She is board certified in OB/GYN. Dr. Kotian knew she wanted to be an OB/GYN while in her rotation during medical school after seeing her first birth.

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Condition: Pregnancy, Menopause, Sexual Health

Related Terms: Cesarean Section, C-Section, Vaginal Birth, Elective C-Section, Emergency C-Section, Labor, Umbilical Cord Prolapse, Birth Control, Fertility, Menstrual Cycle, HPV, Menopause, Sexual Health, Sexual Activity, STD

Health Care Provider: Banner Hospital, Banner Medical Center, Banner Health, Banner Thunderbird Medical Center, Banner Thunderbird Hospital

Location: Glendale, Arizona, AZ, 85306, East Valley, Tempe, Chandler, Gilbert, Apache Junction, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Guadalupe, Mesa, Phoenix Metropolitan Area

Expert: Dr. Zarine Kotian, Zarine Kotian, M.D., Doctor Kotian, Gynecologist Zarine Kotian, Zarine Kotian, OB/GYN

Expertise: Pregnancy, Cesarean Section, C-Section, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fetal Assessment, Breastfeeding Support, Premature Babies, Fertility, Sexual Health


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