Gynecology

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • I know people with Fibroids, but what are they?

    As promised, this article is about Uterine Fibroids.  They are also referred to as myomas or fibromyomas.  The medical word for them is Leiomyomas (Lie-o-my-o-ma). ...