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WHAT IS GYNECOLOGY?
Gynecology (GYN) is the practice of caring for all aspects of women's reproductive health, from the time of first menstruation through the post-menopausal stage. Gynecologists perform routine and preventative care such as breast exams, pap smears, and pelvic exams in addition to complete physicals. As a GYN in Sioux Falls, SD, Dr. Skattum uses a whole-person approach, emphasizing all aspects of women's health outside of pregnancy.
DO YOU TREAT?
Dr. Skattum treats teens and women. She does not work with pregnant patients but will refer patients looking for pre and post-natal care to an obstetrician. She has a particular passion for helping women commit to their health and optimize wellness. If you're looking for a GYN in Sioux Falls, reach out to Britt Haus today to schedule your free 15-minute discovery call.
20s & 30s
40s & 50s
60s & Beyond
SORTS OF ISSUES DOES A GYNECOLOGIST TREAT?
Gynecologists treat a wide array of health issues and can provide consultation on sexual health, contraception, and protection against sexually transmitted infections (STDs). Dr. Skattum can treat health concerns, including:
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (AUB)
Urinary & vaginal infections
Cancer Risk Assessments/Screening
HPV Evaluation and Management
Pelvic pain syndromes/Endometriosis
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
Cervical and vaginal polyps
Obstetrics is the practice of treating pregnant patients in all aspects of their pregnancy, from the prenatal to postnatal stages. An obstetrician can counsel patients on fertility issues and assist with fertility treatments, as well as deliver babies. Gynecology focuses on all aspects of women's reproductive health outside of pregnancy. Dr. Skattum is a Gynecologist in Sioux Falls who has a special focus on treating patients before and after their childbearing years.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN GYNECOLOGY & OBGYN?
Complete physicals with GYN yearly exams
Hormone and sexual health consultations
Office-based problem visits
Procedures such as:
Colposcopy +/- Biopsy
IUD insertion and removal
Hormone pellet insertion
SORTS OF GYNECOLOGICAL SERVICES DO YOU OFFER?
Dr. Skattum uses a person-centered approach to get to the core of your health concerns, not just the symptoms. The DPC model allows her to form meaningful, trusting relationships with her patients. Knowing you, your lifestyle, and your personal needs are the foundation of excellent care at the Britt Haus. Dr. Skattum is licensed in South Dakota, Florida, and Colorado. She provides in-office services and procedures, including: