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Topic Tuesday: Is spotting while on the Mirena IUD normal?

Great question! For most women with a Mirena IUD, not having a period at all is actually the most common side effect. Typically, there is an adjustment phase wh

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Topic Tuesday: Does the Paragard IUD cause your period to be heavier?

“Does the Paragard IUD cause your period to be heavier?"

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Topic Tuesday: “Can having an IUD decrease your sex drive?"

Some patients do report a decrease in libido (sex drive) when they go from not using any birth control to using a traditional birth control pill.

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Topic Tuesday: Are heavy periods cause by a Paragard IUD

The simplest answer to this question is yes… and no. Let’s dive into why this is!

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Topic Tuesday: I have an IUD and stopped having a period.

I’ve had the Mirena IUD for a year now and I stopped having a period, but sometimes I have some spotting from time to time - is that normal?

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Topic Tuesday: I tested clean for STIs at my last exam a year ago. When should I get tested again?

I tested clean for STIs at my last exam a year ago. When should I get tested again if I have no symptoms?

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Topic Tuesday: I am on the mini pill and spotting between periods. Is this normal?

Yes, spotting between periods when you are on a progestin-only mini pill can sometimes be normal, especially if you have just started this new method within the

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Topic Tuesday: It has been four days since the condom broke while we were having sex...

It has been four days since the condom broke while we were having sex. Can I still take the "morning after pill"?

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Topic Tuesday: My discharge has a foul odor. Do I have an infection?

A change in the odor of your vaginal discharge may be a sign that you have vaginitis. Vaginitis is "inflammation" of your vagina and can be caused by bacteria

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Topic Tuesday: My partner told me he has an STI. Did he cheat on me?

Unfortunately, the only way to obtain a sexually transmitted infection is through sexual activity. If you have not been tested for STIs recently, it is also po

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