Month: November 2019

Questions You’re Too Embarrassed to Ask Your OB-GYN

Questions You’re Too Embarrassed to Ask Your OB-GYN

November 22, 2019

Let’s be honest. Going to the gynecologist can be such an awkward experience. You get the most sensitive and private part of your body examined by a virtual stranger – with an assistant as an audience. You’re answering questions about your sex life, vaginal discharge, and anything unusual that may be going on with your […]

Why You Shouldn't Skip Your Annual Well-Woman Exam

Why You Shouldn’t Skip Your Annual Well-Woman Exam

November 11, 2019

Going to the gynecologist is hardly anyone’s favorite activity. And if you have a long list of errands to run on a given week, it may be tempting to skip your annual well-woman exam. After all, buying groceries, taking the kids to soccer practice, and getting ready for that presentation at work are all more […]

Do I Have to See a Gynecologist for a Yeast Infection

Yeast Infection: Causes, Symptoms, Prevention, Treatment, Home Remedies

November 4, 2019

What Is a Yeast Infection? A yeast infection is a vaginal condition that irritates the vagina, extreme itching of the outer vaginal area (vulva) and “cottage cheese” like vaginal discharge. Symptoms are due to an overgrowth of yeast, called Candida albicans. Normally, the vagina has a balance of bacteria and candida, but a decrease in […]