Vulvodynia – Do I really need surgery??

There is a certain type of vulvar pain which until now was basically untreatable without surgery. The good news, we always told patients, was that with the right surgery there is a 98% chance that you will be pain free. The bad news, unfortunately, was that the surgery is pretty miserable. You’re out of work …

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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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