What A Gynecologist Looks For During A Rape Assessment
31 October 2016
Rape is never something you hope will happen to you. However, if you think you have been raped but cannot recall, your gynecologist can perform a rape assessment. Here is what a gynecologist looks for during this type of exam.
Bruising and Abrasions Around the Labia
The lips of your genitals should not have signs of bruising or abrasions. These are indications of rough or forced sexual encounters. When you do not recall having sex willingly in the last forty-eight hours, these are often the first signs of rape of which your doctor takes note.
The Deep Blue Sea: How Deep Water Aerobics Can Keep You Healthy While Pregnant
3 August 2016
When you're pregnant – especially once you get about halfway through your second trimester – it can feel nearly impossible to get through any sort of exercise. You're tired, your feet are swollen, and you feel like one of those killer whales you see on documentaries. But what if there was a way to exercise without any impact on your body – and where, even in public, no one can really see you?
Comparing Like Symptoms Of Parkinson's Disease And Pregnancy
16 May 2016
Although the symptoms may occur for different reasons, some of the symptoms of Parkinson's disease are similar to those of pregnancy. For some women, these symptoms worsen during pregnancy. If you aren't certain whether changes in your symptoms during pregnancy are normal, report them to your doctor who can help you understand why like symptoms can occur for different reasons.
Fatigue. Fatigue is a common symptom of Parkinson's disease.
How To Properly Prepare For Your Annual Gynecologist Appointment
3 March 2016
If you are going to your first gynecologist appointment, or your first gynecologist appointment with a new doctor, it is important that you properly prepare for your appointment. Here are a few things you should and shouldn't do in order to ensure that you are prepared for your annual gynecologist appointment.
Track Your Cycle Before Your Appointment
If you are not already, start to track your cycle before your next annual gynecologist exam.