Category Archives: GYN (Just The Ladies- No Babies)

How Often Do You 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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Bringing Your Teen To The Gynecologist: When to do it and what to expect

One question I often am asked is “Doc, when should I start bringing in my teenaged daughter?” The mother continues, She is fifteen. I’m SURE that she isn’t sexually active but she can be quite a pill during her period. My answer: Yes. Bring her in. There is no age cut off for most gynecologists (the youngest patient I have

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Deodorant: To stink or not to stink. Five things you should know about deodorant as a woman.

Deodorant is a regular use item, or at least it should be (in my opinion.) If you are natural, that’s great, but natural smell is often synonymous with straight up funk! So we learn as we approach puberty, or maybe even before, that every shower should be accompanied by a deodorant or antiperspirant of some sort. If not, you can

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Five Reasons That You Should Read What This Gynecologist Has To Say

How many gynecologists do you know? One? Maybe two? Do they have a blog? My guess is probably not. I am a gynecologist and I started my blog, The Gyneco-(b)Logic over a year ago. I started it because I felt that I was being asked the same questions frequently. While it doesn’t bother me to answer the same questions, I

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Dr. Wendy’s Personal Laser Journey with SculpSure

If you asked me about the laser body sculpting device, SculpSure, that we have in my office, then you have heard me tell the story that I was the first one on the machine. I was the first to be strapped in as my co-workers looked at me waiting to see if I would combust. It was kind of funny actually.

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