Endometriosis commercials are everywhere. I CAN KEEP PUSHING THROUGH MY ENDO PAIN OR I CAN… Ad for Orlissa The thing about marketing like this is that it makes anyone and everyone think that they have the disorder. You think- “I have pain around my menstrual cycle, so maybe […]
It can be hard to set boundaries with family and friends, but you are your newborn baby’s first protector. I’ll tell them for you what’s important.
Here’s the usual story: Doc, I’ve been itching. My vagina itches on the outside, more on one side than the other. Over-the-counter yeast medications don’t work, and the symptoms are sometimes worst at night. Well, here are your favorite OBGYN’s top five usual suspects and what you can do about them.
What is a Pap test and what does it mean if yours is abnormal? Learn about this, HPV, and more in this blog post.
Dr. Wendy McDonald, aka Dr Every Woman takes on the cinematic universe… …in this first of many videos tackling the medical soundness of your favorite movies and shows. This video was recorded and edited by Dr. Wendy. It contains copyrighted materials and is not monetized. Stay tuned for […]
We’re still talking about Zika? Yes. Yes we are. But for some reason, people have forgotten about how important the discussion is. I don’t blame you. The news has been inundated with other topics. But at least weekly I meet a new pregnant patient who has either recently […]
Technology is everywhere. Phones are getting smarter. Computers are getting smarter. Even eye glasses are getting smarter. But in the space of caring for growing babies, technology is not always a parent’s friend. Human nature says get the highest tech device that will keep my growing or newborn […]
Youth and young adult E-cigarette use increased more than 10-fold within the last decade. Harmless, right? I mean, they aren’t cigarettes. They are much safer, right? WRONG. I’m not trying to be killjoy, but this one needs a serious look. Especially since it is so popular with teens […]
If you are like me, and many women, you probably started birth control when you were an adolescent or young adult. The pill is commonly used to manage heavy or painful periods, especially the crazy ones that can go along with the beginning of women’s periods. Simultaneously, adolescence […]
On October 5th, 2018, the FDA approved the HPV vaccine for men and women between the ages of 27 and 45. That is in addition to the already established population and youth and young adults between the ages of 9 and 26 regardless of gender. But recently I […]