All posts by Juliet MD

  • Those Three Letters…HIV

    It is such a frightening topic to read about.  Some mistakenly believe that the danger has been subdued.  One could possibly go an entire week...

  • In english, what is preeclampsia?

    Have you ever heard of preeclampsia? I chose this topic because recently I had several patients who were diagnosed with this syndrome and most of...

  • Old Eggs?

    I had a patient today who insisted on staying on birth control because she was terrified of getting pregnant.  She’s fifty three.  I have come to...

  • Below his belly button…erectile dysfunction

    Interestingly enough, even as a gynecologist, I hear a lot about erectile dysfunction (ED)—the inability to achieve or maintain an erection to complete sexual activity....

  • Keep the uterus, get rid of the fibroids

    A myomectomy is another option for the treatment of leiomyomas (lie-o-my-o-mas), generally known as fibroids.  This too can be done via an abdominal incision, laparoscopically...

  • HPV

    Most women are terrified of Human papillomavirus (HPV).  But, once you enter the world of sex, an infection with HPV is almost inevitable.  If you...

  • The decision to have a Hysterectomy

    What are the treatment options for women with fibroids? With the next few posts, I’ll review each one. Hysterectomy is still the most common treatment...