Frequently Asked Questions & Forms
What is preventive care? What does it cover?
Preventive healthcare allows you to be proactive about your health and reduce the risk of chronic diseases before they become a significant problem. Our team actively encourages our patients to schedule routine visits and educates them on achieving optimal health. Preventive check-ups are also a great way to diagnose medical conditions in their early stages, giving you the best chance at recovery. Our preventative care program includes:
- Routine Blood Work
- Blood Pressure Check
- Annual Pap Smears
How could high blood pressure affect my health in the future?
High blood pressure can cause life-threatening chronic illnesses when left unchecked. It can lead to:
- Heart Attack
- Kidney Problems
- Vision Loss
Your best protection is getting your blood pressure checked regularly and understanding the factors that contribute to high blood pressure. You can work with your family doctor to figure out the lifestyle changes and medications you might need to stay healthy.
What is primary healthcare? What does it include?
- Allergy, Asthma
- Coagulant Checks
- Depression & Anxiety
- Heart Disease
- Non-Surgical Hemorrhoid Treatment
- Obesity, High Blood Pressure, & Cholesterol
- Physical & Preoperative Exams
- Skin Cancer Evaluation
- Smoking Cessation
- Musculoskeletal Injuries
- Sports Injuries & Physicals
How often should I get a pelvic exam and pap smear?
According to the CDC, women above 21 years of age should get periodic pelvic exams and pap smears. If your pap test result is normal, you may be advised to wait three years till your next one. Women with a higher risk of cervical cancer might need to be examined more often.
What other gynecology and obstetrics services do you offer?
At every stage of a woman’s life, she needs a doctor who can understand her needs and tailor treatments to suit her health and lifestyle. Whether it is gynecological exams, pre, and postnatal care, or breast cancer screenings, our medical team is always here to offer women quality healthcare throughout their lives.
- Breast Care
- Endometrial Biopsy
- Hormone Replacement
- Both Vaginal and C-Section Deliveries at
- Baylor Scott & White Hospital in
- Brenham, Texas
- Family-Centered Maternity Care
- Prenatal Care
- Tubal Ligation
- Menopause Care
What medical services do you provide for newborns, children, and adolescents?
- Acute Illness
- Well Baby Exams
- Well Child Exams
- Newborn Care
- Developmental Issues
What treatments do you offer for men's health?
- Low Testosterone
- Prostate Screening
- Erectile Dysfunction
What on-site testing and treatment facilities do you offer?
No matter your age or health needs, Brenham Family Practice & Obstetrics is equipped with state-of-the-art medical facilities to provide you and your loved ones with the right care and treatment.
- Joint Aspiration
- Lacerations & Sutures
- Mole Biopsy & Excisions
- On-Site Diagnostic & Testing Facilities