Nauseated by the thought of a colonoscopy prep? Colorectal cancer screening is not for the weary. Good news! There’s a new method of screening (FIT) that doesn’t require the traditional quality time in the bathroom (or day off work). Continue reading
We’ve all been there. Laid up on day one of menstrual flow pondering the need for such torture. Painful cramps that occur with menstruation, is known as dysmenorrhea. It is the most common gynecologic problem in women of all ages and races, and one of the most common causes of pelvic pain. Continue reading
We’ve all had it. That moment of shock and awe (horror, even) accompanied with the question of “how can this possibly be normal?” … in the bathroom. Discharge, while not always pleasant or convenient, is indeed normal and actually required for a healthy vagina. The amount, color, and consistency various among women. And throughout a woman’s life it changes depending on her age, menstrual cycles (or lack thereof), and if she is pregnant. Knowing what’s normal may help alleviate moments of panic or, alternatively, prompt you to seek treatment.