Three sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are on the rise and have reached an all-time high in the United States. You need to know how to protect yourself and tell a friend. Your health and life may be at stake. What is an STI and how does it differ […]
What antibiotic is used to treat an UTI? What antibiotics are used to treat a sinus infection? How about strep throat? If I can find it online or a find a friend who has some, I’ll be better, right? Wrong. Antibiotics can be life-saving and essential, but they […]
Pregnancy is a beautiful thing, but it is also easily a source for a million worries. One of the more common concerns is about preeclampsia. Let’s talk about Preeclampsia. In this brief edition of If These Lips Could Talk, we share common symptoms, uncommon symptoms, management, and a […]
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.
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 […]
I can’t believe I never shared this here before! I originally posted this little gem on Sassy Plum. Here it is! I was a resident physician and had just finished performing a c-section. We had helped bring a new life into the world. That usually puts me right […]
Time management is an important part of work-life balance. Watch me tally up my week and see where this busy OBGYN finds the time.
Vaginal itch is so uncomfortable but there is hope. Let’s scratch the surface (the puns though)
It is healthy to recharge your own battery once and a while and free your mind #unplug
I’m not a germaphobe. Seriously, I’m not. I gladly allowed my kids to play in the sandbox at the play ground with a little hand sanitizer and hand washing as post-sandbox requirements. Now, of course, as I begin this post trying to prove that I’m not such a […]