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Vaginal wind – what’s the cause of queefing?

As a pelvic floor and vaginitis expert I am referred several patients a year who have concerns about excessive vaginal wind. It is unknown how many women have this concern as many don’t discuss it out of embarrassment. Physical manipulation causes air to move in and out of the vagina (for example with intercourse or with … Continue reading

Dear FDA: a letter to those crazy kids in Washington about fluconazole in pregnancy

  Dear FDA, Thanks so much for your letter earlier today warning about the dangers of high dose fluconazole in pregnancy. It is nice to hear that you have changed it to a category D drug (known to cause birth defects). How 1990’s of you. I mean seriously kids, I knew fluconazole caused multiple birth … Continue reading

Why shouldn’t you douche? Because the vagina is like a self-cleaning oven.

The folks at Summer’s Eve seem determined to convince women that douching is needed. This latest ad (see below) says some of the reasons are that the vagina is the cradle of life and men have fought and died for it. And of course, my favorite, douching is showing the vagina a little love. However, douching isn’t … Continue reading

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