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.


January 5, 2019

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January 13, 2019

1. No current pap or pelvic exam

2. Abnormal period

3. A history of breast cancer

4. Active blood clot in your leg known as DVT

5. Liver disease

6. Genetic tendency to increase clotting

7. Have had allergic reaction to an estrogen or other vaginal product

8. Have vaginal itching

9. Have pelvic or vaginal pain

10. Have a non-invasi...

1. To most effectively treat a yeast infection is to get confirmation from your health care provider by a pelvic examination. For women with their first yeast infection, the recommendation absolutely is to see your health care provider for a firm diagnosis. For women familiar with the symptoms and therapy, self diagnosis...

December 26, 2018

Certain signs may mean you don't have the right number of healthy bacteria in your vagina!

Discharge that is abnormal for you is the first sign! Look for any changes in the volume, color, or odor of vaginal discharge. Other signs can include

●Pruritus or itching

●Stinging or Burning

●Irritation, on the outside or on the insid...

October 12, 2018

Many women don't realize the health significance of keeping the vaginal  environment balanced. All of medicine should be personalized and vaginal health is no exception. The field of genomic medicine, what your genes and what genes the bugs we have living with us, have has begun to make it's way into personalized disease...

August 29, 2018

Vaginal symptoms need proper diagnosis and treatment, and a lot of powders advertise healing powers, but girl to girl, you probably should mostly avoid those powders in the sensitive vaginal and vulvar tissues. There are at least three good reasons to steer away from body powder use near the private parts for gals:

1 If  y...

As temperatures keep creeping up, it’s a natural tendency to wonder how extreme temperatures can affect our bodies. More specifically, how extreme heat conditions can affect vaginal health. Here are some important things to remember to be aware of when battling the heat:

  1. Stay hydrated! – Remembering to drink plenty of...

August 23, 2018

Lots of things can affect how much vaginal discharge we have. The list may be too long to even go into!

Normal vaginal discharge is a sign of health of the vagina, and whether we have sex or use tampons, or get a bit dehydrated, it really shouldn't change. Odorous or itchy discharge are symptoms of vaginitis, yeast infecti...

August 14, 2018

The best contraceptive methods are "forgetable", affordable, and effective, and the newest contraceptive alternative approved by US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)is all three. They have just approved a new  has approved segesterone acetate and ethinyl estradiol vaginal system (Annovera, made by the The Population Coun...

June 21, 2018

Pregnancy sex can be fun, differnent and exciting, so it's natural to ask if sex soon after birthi and during breastfeeding will change for the better, or not. Some women are either pleasantly surprised, or embarrassingly shocked to find that their breasts and uterus, and vaginal tissues respond to the breastfeeding baby...

April 15, 2018

Often gynos get questions on the types of soaps, or lack of soap, or frequency of washing the vulva and the vagina. Douching is a form of vaginal wash, and generally the recommendations are that douching not only is not necessary, but douching with the wrong substances at the wrong time can be detrimental and potentially...

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