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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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...

November 4, 2018

1. A yeast infection is due to vaginal inflammation in the presence of the yeast organism Candida. 

2. You are more likely to get a yeast infection if you have a poor immune system. These immune changes can be at a local level directly related to how the vaginal environment fights infection. 

3. there are certain species of...

October 23, 2018

vaginal and vulvar irritation.

3. Metal in fabric is virtually never producing of infections the way jewelry can.

4. If you have a genital piercing it is possible that you can cause an allergic reaction. It's possible that piercings can produce allergic reactions, but it's not really thought that metals worn in other parts...

It’s dark outside; the water is warm; you both are barely clothed. Seems like the perfect time to start fooling around, right? Well, water sex might sound appealing at first, but when it comes time to actually doing it, complications start to emerge.

Having sex in water could give rise to infections and underwhelming sensa...

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...

July 24, 2018

  • Bacterial vaginosis is a common vaginal condition. If you do no treatment you will feel like the infection went way about 20% of the time, if you have a culture the infection will persist about 95% of the time. It's hard to diagnose on its own so a gyno visit is usually recommended. Treatment is effective about...

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