Category Archives: Bio-Logic (Science Is Life)

Are My Labia Too Long? Let’s Compare

I’ll bet you’ve never uttered those words out loud at a party. As a gynecologist though, it is a question that I hear frequently. Doc, do they look normal down there? Of all of the body parts that people can be self-conscious about, the vaginal labia are definitely one. Patients ask me if they are even on both sides, if

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Play, Pause and Record. Essence, PopSugar, MadameNoire… A literature compilation and reflection with Dr. Wendy

Do you ever Google yourself? I did today for the first time in a long time. In doing so, I scoured the first seven Google pages containing “Dr Wendy Goodall McDonald.” My findings made me smile! This is my birthday month and in light of my rise to the 37th year of life, I plan to adopt the following theme.

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I Didn’t Know WHAT This Was. Be on guard to keep your family safe!

It all started one day when my husband burned the black beans. Despite his awesome chef skills, he had walked away from the stove top and the bottom of the pot burned. The dense smell wafted through the house quickly, making even our youngest child belt out a “What is that smell?!” I opened the window in the hall, but

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How Often Do I Need A Pap? The answer may surprise you.

This question is one that has been confusing ladies for the last decade. Doc, do I need a Pap Smear (or test) every year or not? For years, even decades, it was the expected routine health maintenance to have Pap tests every year. Health maintenance was as follows: Pap every year, dental cleaning every six months, oil change every 3000

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Doc, Make Vaginal Discharge Clear: When is it normal?

Vaginal discharge. Even though the words illicit a little laugh, an embarrassed look away, and even cause the listener to squirm, it is an ever present issue and normal physiologic thing women deal with. Often I hear women say “I just couldn’t tell if this was normal so I figured I’d take the time off work, and pay the co-pay

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Elderberry Benefits: I Got Sick On Vacation but Kicked It Fast

I love my job. I blog about it, I rap about it, I sing about it. But I REALLY love my VACATIONS. Vacations away. Stay-cations at home. They all provide an invaluable reset, catch-up, self-care that is so needed. See, I work a lot. I can easily put in 80 plus hours per week of work seeing patients in the office,

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