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Preeclampsia: Everything You Need To Know

Preeclampsia. My nemesis if you will. Always rearing its ugly face both expected and unexpectedly. Honestly, there is always someone on labor and delivery with preeclampsia. It’s like a box of chocolates; you’re never sure how it’s going to present; but trust me, you usually won’t like the surprises that can be associated with it. […]

Ovarian Cancer: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Ovarian cancer is one of those topics that inevitably come up a few times a week during a routine, annual exam. Whether it is a woman with a family history, or vague symptoms such as feeling full all the time, bloating, a history of ovarian cysts, or just wanting to make sure that everything is […]

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Made Simple

Quick Facts about PCOS PCOS is a common hormonal disorder affecting women in their reproductive years. No one knows what causes PCOS. However, it has been linked to high androgen levels (the male hormone – testosterone). Symptoms usually include irregular periods, heavy bleeding, excessive hair growth, acne, overweight, presence of high levels of testosterone. To […]

COVID-19 and Pregnancy: Everything You Need to Know

Covid-19 happened upon us and completely upended our way of life. It caused mayhem in 2020 with lockdowns instigating a rising fear in the population, as well as separation anxiety between families who were apart. People ended up looking to bulk buy disposable gloves, masks, and other safety precautions in an effort to protect themselves […]

Ovarian Cysts: Types, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Ovarian cysts account for emergent visits to the emergency department and subsequent follow-up with Ob-Gyns. Why? Because they are a common cause for pelvic pain significant enough to stop you in your footsteps, cause you to double over in pain, and become completely incapacitated. The usual presentation is “I was going through my normal day-to-day […]

Episode 329: Hysterectomies

Episode 329: Everything you need to know about hysterectomies ranging from types, indications, recovery.

Episode 328 Covid-19; An OBGYN’s Perspective

Covid-19, description, signs, symptoms. Prevention, effects on pregnancy. Covid vaccines. What you need to know.

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

Before we jump right in, how about a little background on what defines the urinary system? The urinary system includes your kidneys, ureters, urethra, and bladder. It is responsible for removing waste from your body in the form of urine. Urine is produced by the kidneys via filtering waste and fluid from your blood. The […]

External Cephalic Version (ECV) For Breech Presentation

Even in utero, babies do EXACTLY what they want to do…So what do you do if you are about full-term and the baby isn’t in the right position; i.e., BREECH?!!! Pump your brakes, slow down Sally, don’t avail yourself of a c-section JUST yet… Aside from options ranging from manipulation from Chiropractors that are supposed […]

Endometriosis : Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Endometriosis is the gynecological equivalent of preeclampsia as far as I’m concerned. In other words; I despise them both. Seems I have been running a special on endometriosis of late. Literally, I have seen an influx of women with endometriosis. Management has been both medical and surgical. I had a pretty impressive case a week […]