What is Gynecology?

What is Gynecology?

Gynecology is a specialized field of healthcare focused on women’s reproductive health.  From routine exams to addressing specific concerns, we prioritize your health and well-being.

Our services cover a wide range of gynecological care including reproductive surgeries, infertility treatments, management of menstrual disorders, support during menopause, and more.

Women’s Health Symptoms and Concerns

Some common symptoms and conditions we can help with include: 

  • Period Problems: Like heavy or irregular periods, or when periods don’t come.
  • Period, Uterine, or Stomach  Pain: Pain in the lower stomach area that might mean something is wrong, like endometriosis or ovarian cysts.
  • Vaginal Infections: When the vaginal area gets infected and causes itching, discomfort, or strange discharge.
  • Menopause: When women’s bodies change as they get older, causing symptoms like hot flashes, sweating, mood changes, and vaginal dryness.
  • Reproductive Cancers: Gynecology helps find and treat cancers in parts like the cervix, ovaries, uterus, and vulva.
  • Sexual Health: Issues like not feeling interested in sex, pain during sex, or sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
  • Birth Control: Ways to plan when to have kids, like pills, devices, or other contraceptive methods.
  • Infertility: When it’s hard to get pregnant, gynecology can help with tests and treatments.

Gynecologist Services:

Some common services offered by gynecologists include:

  • Birth Control Help: Gynecologists talk to women about different ways to prevent pregnancy. They help choose the best method for each person.
  • Period Problems: Gynecologists help with issues like heavy or irregular periods, bad cramps, or problems with the menstrual cycle.
  • Menopause Support: Gynecologists are there for women when periods stop. They help with symptoms like hot flashes, mood changes, and dryness.
  • Fertility Help: Gynecologists help couples who want to have a baby but are having trouble. They do tests and offer treatments such as in vitro fertilization (IVF), ovulation induction, and intrauterine insemination (IUI).
  • Pregnancy Care: Gynecologists take care of women during pregnancy. They monitor the baby’s growth, do ultrasounds, and check on the mom after the baby is born.
  • Surgeries: Gynecologists perform operations to fix problems in the reproductive system. This includes hysterectomy, removing ovarian cysts, or treating fibroids.
  • Treating Conditions: Gynecologists help with different conditions like endometriosis, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

Our Gynecology Providers

Sean M Bergsten, DO

Sean M Bergsten, DO


    Our Gynecology Location

    Franklin County Medical Clinic
    64 N 1st E, Preston, ID 83263
    Clinic Hours:
    Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
    Saturday 9:00 am-1:00 pm
    Walk-In Care:
    Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
    Saturday 9:00 am- 1:00 pm