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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May 19, 2018

Traditionally garlic was thought to have many properties. Usually it is the species Garlic (Allium sativum L.) and from antiquities it was heralded as a prophylactic as well as therapeutic medicine.  Using Garlic suppositories, although commonly recommended, doesn't work for treating yeast infections. You can’t always eat...

April 12, 2018

1. Vaginal yeast infections and bladder infections can have some similar symptoms, or  can occur together. Women given antibiotics for bladder infections can then get a vaginal yeast infection, however it is possible that the offending organism is actually the same candida of a vaginal yeast infection, but actually was in...

April 11, 2018

1Breaking the cycle of recurrent infections can be difficult. Once you have had repeated vaginal infections there can be a number of physiologic barriers to healing.

1.The little known concept is that you may have developed a biofilm.  The presence of a biofilm. Biofilm is matrix of substances produced by bacteria that cau...

March 31, 2018

Vaginitis is the official term for vaginal infections, and there are many causes, but most are due to yeast, bacterial vaginosis or trichomoniasis. Most of these conditions are straight forward, easy for your gyno to diagnose, and they resolve promptly. On the other hand, there are those who seem to pop up with one infect...

February 7, 2018

1. Feeling cured is a good sign that your vaginal infection was gone, but a test of cure can prove the organisms are normalized.

2. There are sources of repeat infection that are not in the vagina. Yeast infections are typically of the vaginal tissues or the vulvar tissues. They may infect the lower rectum, but they do not...

January 12, 2018

Yeast infections seen by your gynecologist have a thick white discharge, often referred to as a cottage cheese infection. It is relatively easy to diagnose and treat your own yeast infection. And if you infrequently get infections then that's an acceptable way to handle the discomfort. However, some of these chronic healt...

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