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What it's like for victims of sexual assault to get a transvaginal ultrasound

The other day I had a normal yearly check up with my gynecologist. It went well, but I had complained that I had been having abnormal long periods. 358 more words

The War on Women Starting Up Again

As we look to the national front, it appears that the aptly tagged “war on women” is starting in full swing again.  Scott Walker has thrown his hat into the presidential ring and what better way to start out than to make his mandatory pledge to hate women.  1,273 more words

War On Women

The 'Down Under' and Women's Health (Down There)

It’s no longer a secret that health care providers in America are inadvertently threatening the health of women; while governing bodies such as the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are typically regarded as the authority on etiology of disease and best practices to prevent the spread of pathogens- they are not always as they seem. 505 more words

The Dirty On Disinfection

Human Papillomavirus and Transvaginal Ultrasounds: Sonography Students May Be Exposed to More Than Humiliation

The recent allegation brought about against Valencia College by two medical sonography students claim transvaginal sonographic examinations were a mandatory part of the program to which they were forcibly subjected. 361 more words

Tia Gonnella


Scooch Down To the Edge of the Table

When you’ve tried to conceive (TTC for those on the message boards) for more than 5-6 months and you’re still not pregnant, get ready to lose all of your humility. 451 more words


Baseline Monitoring Appointment

This morning was my baseline monitoring appointment at Texas Fertility Center in central Austin. The staff was all very nice! I had to fill out some basic new patient paperwork before proceeding to an exam room. 143 more words


IVF #5 - Baseline After Agonist Protocol - The 411

Yesterday, I went to the women’s imaging center for a baseline ultrasound after completing the agonist protocol.   My lining is very thick (period is about to start soon) and I have two follicles on the left ovary and none on the right. 159 more words

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