Topic Tuesday: It’s not healthy if I don't get my period every month while on birth control?

It is a popular culture myth that it is healthy and/or necessary to have monthly bleeding. In fact, using birth control that stops your period is not unhealthy.

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Topic Tuesday: I am pregnant, but I don't want anyone to know. Can I still have an abortion?

Absolutely. You could choose to have a medication abortion in the privacy of your own home. If you choose a surgical abortion under local anesthesia (numbing me

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Topic Tuesday: I forgot to take my birth control pill. Could I get pregnant?

Unfortunately, the answer is yes. If you forget to take just one birth control pill out of the month, your risk of unintended pregnancy is increased. Rememberin

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Topic Tuesday: I have already had an abnormal pap. Should I still get the HPV vaccine?

Yes! If you have had an abnormal pap, you have likely been exposed to at least one strain of HPV. Unfortunately, there are many different HPV strains. Some type

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Topic Tuesday: My boyfriend has a "bump" on his penis. What could it be?

The most common cause of a penile "bump" would be Herpes (HSV). Herpes comes in two forms: HSV-1 (usually affects the mouth) and HSV-2 (usually affects the geni

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Topic Tuesday: Why am I bleeding after sex?

There are many causes of vaginal bleeding after sex. The bleeding can be from the vagina, the cervix, or your uterus.

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Topic Tuesday: Can STI's be spread during oral sex?

Topic Tuesday: Can STI's be spread during oral sex?

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Topic Tuesday: What is Vaginitis?

Great question! Vaginitis is an irritation of your vagina or vulva.

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Topic Tuesday: Can I still use tampons if I have an IUD?

Can I still use tampons if I have an IUD?  Great question! Yes, it is safe to use tampons when you have an IUD.

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I have vaginal itching and dryness since I started taking the pill – could it be causing it?

Vaginal itching or dryness could unfortunately be caused by a lot of different things. Without examining you it is impossible to say for sure, but it sounds lik

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