Topic of the day: queefing. Almost sheepishly a patient asked: “how do I stop from queefing during yoga?” Surprising few patients ask me about queefing. Maybe women don’t know what to ask, or who to ask, or perhaps there’s some embarrassment involved (but give me a break! I hear lots of weird stuff. Don’t be […]
Bartholin glands. You probably will never hear about this lady part until there’s something wrong with yours.
The LA Zoo is full of educational surprises. Did you know that the tammar wallaby can mate and become pregnant again within just a few hours of giving birth? This little fact begs the questions: after a human female gives birth, when can she mate and become pregnant again? I usually give my patients the […]
(Yes, it’s as interesting in real life. See it at the Getty Villa) I love when little statistics pop out at me when I am reading medical journals. My most recent experience: in one study, post partum women were instructed to abstain from sexual intercourse until 6 weeks post partum. Of these women, 45% had […]
When I first became an obstetrician-gynecologist, my uncle gave me this statue head. “A fertility goddess” he said, “so you get more patients pregnant.” A sound business goddess! Does she promote fertility? Well, the surrounding succulents are doing wonderfully, so she’s definitely on the right track. Goddess in the garden, or not, your chances of […]
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