Topical hormones — keep away from children and pets!

Pediatricians and veterinarians around the country are reporting a strange phenomenon: children are showing signs of premature puberty and spayed dogs and cats (even puppies and kittens) are suddenly becoming hormonal. Although there can be a myriad of factors contributing to this trend, one culprit has concretely been identified- topical hormone transference. Estrogen and testosterone …

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Slow sex.

The technique that Nicole Daedone describes in her book, Slow Sex, The Art and Craft of the Female Orgasm, sounds odd. Daedone suggests that the partner, “sits with his left leg over her belly and his right leg under her knees, where he can both see and access her genitals. Once in position, he looks …

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Female genital hygiene — simplified!

I’m often asked what the best female hygiene products are on the market. My answer —None! I know TV commercials would have you think otherwise, but the truth is your vagina is a very efficient, self cleaning organ and unless you were directed by your healthcare provider to douche, leave her alone! If you are concerned …

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Are your genitals “normal?”

Ladies, have you ever wondered if your genitals were “normal?” I perform physical examinations on all of my new patients. This examination includes a pelvic exam. One of the most unique aspects of my job is educating a woman on her own anatomy. I am often the first person who has ever asked a woman …

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College orgasms — he said, she said.

I gave a lecture on Female Sexuality and Empowerment to a group of college students the other day. To my surprise, there were more men than women in the group. As the group was smaller in size than expected, we were able to have a more interactive discussion. The group was enthusiastic about learning about …

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Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder (PGAD).

In my opinion, persistent genital arousal disorder is one of the most frustrating syndromes that I’ve faced while practicing at MCFS. Typically, a patient complaining of PGAD symptoms presents to us after some time of suffering. Since this syndrome affects each woman differently, a careful history must be taken. Although more research is being dedicated …

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Explore.

I was talking with a woman the other day who said she didn’t enjoy touching her clitoris. She then went on to say she really didn’t like her boyfriend to touch it either. She enjoys intercourse, but does not have an orgasm through intercourse. So she was on a mission to start masturbating more, but …

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Find your clitoris.

I was having a conversation with a 72 year old friend of mine. Me: “So, you never thanked me for that vibrator I sent you.” She:”I had no idea what to do with it.” Me: “hey, I sent it with that great book, Sex For One” (the book’s by Betty Dodson, in case any of …

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