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Those Five Things You Should Know About Your Ass

It is pretty clear that gay men have major thing for all things anal. Not to rain on anyone’s patootie parade with this piece (originally published on… 782 more words

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You don't need a Pap every year!

In the 1940’s, cervical cancer was the leading cause of death amongst women.  In 1941, George Papanicolaou, discovered the technique of screening for cervical cancer which was aptly named the Pap smear.   661 more words

Cervical Cancer

What Every Woman Should Know About Cervical Cancer

The dreaded C Word! Cervical cancer is one of the top five common types of cancers affecting a woman’s reproductive organs. However, it is also the easiest type of cancer to prevent with the help of regular check-ups and screenings. 472 more words

Sexual Health

Life is Awkward.... Talking to Me Shouldn't Be: Things You Shouldn't Hide from Your Gynecologist

I would describe myself as a rather private person so I am the first one to empathize with an embarrassed or hesitant patient.  I know that many of the topics we may cover during an appointment can be uncomfortable but I can also assure you I’ve seen and heard it all (twice).  204 more words


And then I exhaled.

Yesterday I received a long awaited phone call. It came in the early, bitter cold morning. It stopped me dead in my tracks. I had been waiting for this phone call for 3 long months. 454 more words


Pap Smear - After all it's just a Test!!!

Dear friends & Readers as a Gynecologist we come across so many different questions and anxious doubts on an array of tests, diseases and medicine intakes. 765 more words

Cervix Cancer

Cyclones, specialists and the unexpected

There are many strange and wonderful journeys that me and my husband have made, not least of which traveling five hours up to Scotland in a blizzard in our faithful first car a little Vauxhall Astra to see family, however this week may have topped it. 764 more words