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March 26, 2017, 2 Comments

Dear SuzyKnew!,  I heard that there is a link between using “the shot” (injectable contraceptives) and HIV, is this true? What about other contraceptive methods?  I want to continue using […]

Help! I Have A Strong Musty Smell ASK AN OBGYN

August 28, 2016, Comments Off on Help! I Have A Strong Musty Smell ASK AN OBGYN

Hello SuzyKnew!  I have always noticed that my vagina gets an extremely strong musty smell, since I was 11. I sweat through my underwear every night ...

Are There Risks In Getting Labiaplasty? Is It Like Female Genital Mutilation? ASK AN OBGYN

May 15, 2016, 1 Comment

Dear SuzyKnew!,   Some of my friends are talking about getting a little nip and tuck on their vaginas.  They say that it will get rid of that extra ...

My Boyfriend Is Visiting From Brazil. Should I be Worried About Zika? ASK AN OBGYN

April 23, 2016, 2 Comments

Dear SuzyKnew!, My boyfriend lives in Brazil and is coming to visit me next month in Washington, D.C.  I’m concerned about Zika virus.  Do I need ...

  • What Are My Options For Permanent Birth Control? ASK AN OBGYN
    November 6, 2015, Comments Off on What Are My Options For Permanent Birth Control? ASK AN OBGYN

    Dear SuzyKnew!, I’m 35 years old and am ready to go from “temp-to-perm” with my birth control. But, the recent reports on some of these methods can really scare a […]

  • How Safe Are Tampons For Women Of Color? ASK AN OBGYN
    July 4, 2015, Comments Off on How Safe Are Tampons For Women Of Color? ASK AN OBGYN

    Dear SuzyKnew!,   I saw pictures of model who had lost her leg due to toxic shock syndrome from tampons.  How safe are tampons, anyway?   Are there any specific issues […]

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    ASK AN OBGYN: Which Is Better – Tampons Or Pads?
    June 11, 2015, Comments Off on ASK AN OBGYN: Which Is Better – Tampons Or Pads?

    Dear SuzyKnew!   Do you have an opinion on which is better- tampons or pads? *** Dear Reader, Choosing which method (tampons or pads) to manage your monthly menstrual flow is a […]

  • Do I Still Need To Get Pap Smears? ASK AN OBGYN
    January 14, 2015, Comments Off on Do I Still Need To Get Pap Smears? ASK AN OBGYN

    Dear SuzyKnew! A few weeks ago, I heard on the news that the Pap smear may not be used anymore and that there is a better test to detect cervical […]

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