January 6, 2019

As an Ob/Gyn I'm sympathetic. You've waited several weeks for this appointment (or have been collecting issues over the past year waiting for your annual visit) and you're one of 30 women your healthcare provider will see today so she seems rushed trying to get you in...

September 25, 2018

Art: Elisa Riemer 

Dear DLD, I had an ultrasound recently and my doctor told me I have fibroids. Should I be worried??

Fibroids are benign growths of the uterus. Fun fact: fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. Studies have found fibroids on ultrasound in be...

September 6, 2018

I had a great time launching our House Call with Dr. Lady Doctor web series* at BlogHer18 a few weeks ago. A particular highlight was hearing from women across the country about what topics in women's health they wanted me to tackle next. Without a doubt, the most popu...

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