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Tag Archive | "Gynecology"

Dr. Kate: Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls

Thursday, March 19, 2009

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photo by Li-Ji Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City who answers your medical questions here once a week. To ask her your own question, click here. One of the most common concerns I hear from patients is about their vaginal discharge. “I have an infection‚ĶI’m [...]

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Dr. Kate: Is Breast Self-Exam Best?

Thursday, March 5, 2009

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photo by Caitlinator Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City who answers your medical questions here once a week. To ask her your own question, click here. Many of my patients have come in lately for their yearly check-ups, and as I do their breast exam, [...]

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Dr. Kate: My Orgasm Turned Into a Pain Spasm

Thursday, February 26, 2009

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photo by luisvilla Dear Dr. Kate, The other day my guy & I were having sex and just when I was about to orgasm I felt a sudden sharp pain in the lower left of my abdomen. It was such a strong terrible pain that there was no way for my guy to not notice. [...]

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Dear Dr. Kate: Can You Tell Me All About the NuvaRing?

Thursday, February 5, 2009

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Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City who’ll be answering your medical questions here regularly. After her recent post on the NuvaRing, a lot of you asked for more information on this birth control device, so here goes: The NuvaRing is one of my favorite forms [...]

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Dear Dr. Kate: How Can I Make Sex Less Painful?

Thursday, January 22, 2009

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photo by kaibara87 Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City who will be answering your medical questions here regularly: Dr. Kate, Since I started having sex (4 years ago, I’m 20 now) I’ve never been able to handle penetration for a very long time. After a [...]

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Dear Dr. Kate: I’m Terrified of Going to the Gyno! (Part 2 of 2)

Thursday, January 15, 2009

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photo by Edgar Zessinthal Yesterday, we (Em & Lo) answered Fraidy Cat’s question about how to get over being terrified of visiting the gynecologist, as two women who’ve had some experience on the receiving end of a speculum. Today, actual-gynecologist Dr. Kate tries to further allay Fraidy’s fears as a woman who’s spent her career [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: I’m Terrified of Going to the Gyno! (Part 1 of 2)

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

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photo by Simon Davison Gynecologist Dr. Kate weighs in on this question in the subsequent post. Hey Em and Lo, I know how important it is to see a gyno, but honestly, I am terrified to go.¬† I’ve actually made several appointments since I lost my virginity about nine months ago, but every time the [...]

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