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Women’s Health Specialist

Clinica Tu Salud

Jaxel Lopez, MD

Board Certified Family Medicine located in Irving, TX

Dr. Jaxel Lopez-Sepulveda provides quality healthcare for women at Clinica tu Salud in Irving, Texas. Dr. Lopez-Sepulveda is familiar with the unique needs of women and the health complications that more commonly afflict women. He provides annual well-woman exams and treats women in all stages of life. To schedule your annual exam, call the office or use the online booking tool.

Women’s Health Q & A

What can I expect when I visit my primary care doctor for women’s healthcare?

Women’s healthcare involves caring for women and the complications and concerns that specifically or commonly affect women. It also incorporates reproductive health and the female reproductive system:

  • Vagina
  • Uterus
  • Ovaries
  • Fallopian tubes

Women have unique health issues and factors to consider, such as:

  • Pregnancy
  • Menopause
  • Cervical cancer
  • Conditions involving the female reproductive organs, such as endometriosis or polycystic ovary syndrome

Dr. Lopez-Sepulveda monitors your health and also pays attention to how conditions like diabetes can affect your reproductive organs.

Some of the concerns that affect both men and women can affect women in a different way, such as:

  • Breast cancer
  • Urinary tract problems
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Bone density and bone conditions like osteoarthritis

Women have higher risks for certain health conditions like osteoarthritis and urinary tract problems.

Dr. Lopez-Sepulveda has extensive experience in women’s healthcare, and his compassionate and caring demeanor make him a primary care doctor you can confide in and trust.

What’s an annual well-woman exam?

A well-woman exam is an annual checkup to assess your reproductive health. It’s an important part of your preventive care.

During your well-woman exam, Dr. Lopez-Sepulveda evaluates your reproductive organs and might conduct a Pap smear. A Pap smear is a cervical screening to check for abnormal, cancerous, or precancerous cervical cells.

He might also check for sexually transmitted diseases, conduct an HPV, or human papillomavirus test to check for cervical cancer, and perform a breast exam.

Dr. Lopez-Sepulveda recommends that women who are at a higher risk for certain diseases and conditions receive more frequent well-woman exams.

If necessary, you’ll also have a pregnancy test.

What are the benefits of women’s health care?

Dr. Lopez-Sepulveda offers specialized medical support to help women through menopause, pregnancy, and other life changes. Many women receive lifelong care and develop a relationship with a trusted provider like Dr. Lopez-Sepulveda.

Receiving women’s healthcare from your primary care physician allows you to meet with a medical provider that’s aware of many different aspects of your health, as well as your reproductive health.

To schedule your annual well-woman exam, conveniently book online today or call the friendly office staff.