A women’s health and wellness blog about gynecologic health and common gynecologic concerns and conditions such as sex, contraception, menstrual periods, hormones, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, and PCOS. The latest women’s health research, breaking health news,  fascinating facts, curious gynecologic history, current therapies, our guy’s health, fitness, nutrition, weight management, and advanced medical testing discussed by a Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist: Dr. Suzanne Trupin.


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November 8, 2018

1. The HPV is a double stranded DNA virus that wraps into the DNA of infected cells and stays there quietly. Those quiet infections, called latent, can last very long, but stress or other poorly understood factors can cause the infections to resurface.  HPV tests are considered useful and their use has expanded. The FDA h...

October 6, 2018

  1. Generally speaking almost anyone can have a quietly latent HPV and thus be able to transmit the infection to a susceptible person. The best protection is to get vaccinated against HPV. Previously the HPV vaccine Gardasil 9 was indicated for girls, boys, men and women between the ages of 9 and 26. Now the FDA has ap...

July 2, 2018

When you begin to approach menopause you may not have as much progesterone as estrogen and bioidentical progesterone may be just what you need.

In this time leading into menopause, called, perimenoapsue if you want to get on bioidentical estrogen, you may have some benefits, yet without progesterone added in to the therap...

June 30, 2018

In a new study on urine Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists have detected a way on a urine test to test for cervical cancer risk, and it relates to how our tissue ages,

The world wide vaccine program against cervical cancer is aimed at almost complete elimination of this disease and the other cancers that are caused by HPV...

May 20, 2018

1. If you have had children, you may not be as worried about the condition of your cervix after surgery, but if you have not had children yet, it may be important to get more information.

2. Precancerous changes of the cervix may be able to be reversed by the body's own immune system if very early, but once they get more...

April 8, 2018

1. HPV testing can determine if you have a current active HPV virus infection. If you have been vaccinated against HPV in the past 10 years it's very likely you are still protected against getting high grade cervical dysplasia (pre-cancer). It is also fairly likely you are protected against getting an abnormal pap smear.


January 25, 2018

1. Women curious about their cervix might inadvertently be alarmed if they feel this bump that is not serious. It is a bump that can feel quit hard but it's usually filled with fluid.

Nabothian cysts are blister like structures on the surface of the cervix. If you felt your cervix and you had one or more Nabothian cysts yo...

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