An Update on the COVID-19 Situation

March 31, 2020

Dear Valued Patients, We continue to feel grateful and honored to be your trusted physicians and staff. During this trying and uncertain time, communication becomes ever more critical, with messages that are clear, accurate, and consistent. We know it is a very difficult time for you and your families, so please know that your health […]

What's the Difference Between STDs and STIs?

What’s the Difference Between STDs and STIs?

March 23, 2020

Sexually transmitted diseases are a taboo subject. Despite the fact that their incidence continues to rise in the United States at an alarming rate, being a statistic still carries a stigma. As a result, if you suspect having one — or if you’ve recently been at risk — you may feel scared, isolated, and afraid to ask […]

Does it Hurt When Your Hymen Breaks?

Does it Hurt When Your Hymen Breaks?

March 13, 2020

If you’ve never been to a gynecologist, you may have a lot of unanswered questions about your reproductive health. But, as with a lot of taboo subjects, you may feel like you don’t know who to ask for answers. One of the topics that tend to cause confusion among teenagers and younger women is their […]

Vaginal Gas: Causes, Symptoms, & When to See Doctor

Vaginal Gas: Causes, Symptoms, & When to See Doctor

March 4, 2020

When it comes to reproductive health, there are certain topics that some people find too embarrassing to talk about. One of them is vaginal gas — or as it’s more commonly known, queefing. Why does it happen? How common is it? What can you do to prevent it? And, is it ever a reason to seek […]

Fecal Incontinence After Childbirth

Fecal Incontinence After Childbirth

February 20, 2020

No matter who you are, what you do for a living, or what kind of lifestyle you lead, one thing is for certain across the board for women everywhere: giving birth brings along a lengthy list of changes. Vaginal bleeding, sore nipples, hemorrhoids, constipation, hormonal changes — even talking about taboo subjects like post-partum depression is becoming […]

Trichomoniasis: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment Options


February 13, 2020

When it comes to sexually transmitted diseases (STD or STI), most people have at least heard of some of the well-known ones — such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, and HIV. However, those are only the tip of the iceberg. There are more than 30 different bacteria and viruses that can be transmitted through sexual contact. And, […]

Can STDs Cause Infertility in Women

Can STDs Cause Infertility in Women?

February 6, 2020

Finding out you have a sexually transmitted disease (STD) comes with many emotions — shock, anger, fear. Is it curable? How will this affect your life? How are you going to tell people you date in the future? And — if you’re planning on someday having children — will it affect your fertility? The answer […]

Birth Defects

Birth Defects

January 21, 2020

Finding out you’re pregnant can come as a pleasant surprise, a shock, or as a cause for celebration — especially if you’ve been trying to get pregnant for a while. While at the beginning you may be looking at lists of potential baby names and talking with your friends who’ve been through the experience, some […]

Cervical Cancer

Cervical Cancer

January 11, 2020

No matter who you are or your walk of life, you’ve likely been touched closely by cancer. It can happen to friends, family, co-workers, neighbors — and it can happen to you. If you or someone you love has recently been diagnosed with cervical cancer, your mind may be reeling, wondering what does it all […]

How Thyroid Function Affects Your Menstrual Cycle

How Thyroid Function Affects Your Menstrual Cycle

January 3, 2020

There are certain things most women are familiar with regarding the menstrual cycle — it can cause bloating, mood swings, cramps, and food cravings. From adolescence until menopause, they’re just a fact of life you learn to live with. But, there are also lesser-known facts about what happens to the body during that time of […]