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 have one lifetime partner, who in turn, has only had sexual relations with you, you might have a shot.  Keep in mind that...

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 for uterine fibroids.  The uterus can be removed via the abdomen with a “bikini cut”, via the...

Lumpy breasts

Breasts are above the bellybutton.  Gynecologists, however, are the primary consultants for breast problems.  A good friend of mine was recently told that she needed a biopsy; this prompted me to write about a benign condition called fibrocystic breast disease.  The...