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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If Barbie had a labia.

Labia, which is the Latin term for lips, are the skin folds that the encircle the vaginal entrance, consisting of the labia majora (outer lips)and labia minora (inner lips). The coloration and size of every woman’s labia is different. And a woman’s labia changes over time. In girls, who have not yet gotten their periods, …

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