Dr. Patricia Gil

Dr. Littman & Dr. Gil are Castle Connolly Top Doctors for 2018!

We are very pleased to announce that both Dr. Littman and Dr. Gil were selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2018! This highly prestigious award was given to us after being nominated by our physician peers and helps to represent that we offer only the highest quality care to our patients. At the time of this writing, Advanced Women's Health of NJ now has 2 of the 4 Castle Connolly Top Doctors in Urogynecology in all of NJ!

 

BOTOX - More than Just Cosmetics

It’s a frustrating and sometimes debilitating problem; urinary urgency you just can't ignore, much as you'd like to. An overactive bladder can reorganize the day's activities, and not in a good way. You may have trouble going on long car trips, watching a movie, or even simply leaving the house. The problem may be an overactive bladder, but how can you tell?

(By the way, it's not a normal part of aging.)

Here are some things to look out for:

5 Signs of Bladder Cancer that Women Should Know (Not all UTI's are created equal...)

Even if you're vigilant about getting routine GYN care, bladder cancer may not really be on your radar. After all, it's far more common among men than women, and the majority of cases affect patients over age 65. But don't let those stats keep you from learning to spot the symptoms. Many people mistakenly think bladder cancer is only a disease of older men, but there are more than 18,000 women who are diagnosed with this cancer every year in the United States.

Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Pelvic organ prolapse — sometimes called genital prolapse — is rarely discussed, yet millions of women in the United States suffer from this hidden medical epidemic. The condition occurs when one or more of the pelvic organs — the uterus, bladder, or rectum — slip down from their normal position and either press against the wall of the vagina or protrude into or beyond the vagina.

One of my recent patients described prolapse as,

Let Who Put What Where? Finding a Cure for Pelvic Pain

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