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    Is It a Yeast Infection?

    “I have a yeast infection. I tried the over the counter cream, but it’s just not working!” This is one of the most common complaints I hear ...

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    Exercise for Your Vagina

    It’s worshipped in some cultures, taboo in others, but ultimately, the vagina is an amazingly versatile muscular tube with a variety of ...

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    UTI? Relief Could Be a Phone Call Away

    In general, I’m not one to treat patients over the phone for gynecologic conditions. There’s nothing like taking a careful history and ...

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    Why Does My Vagina Smell?

    The supermarket shelves are lined with products encouraging us to keep our lady parts clean and pleasant-smelling . Many of us still ...

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    The Not-So-Scary Truth About HPV

    If you’ve been diagnosed with HPV infection, the first thing you need to do is take a deep breath. Odds are, you're going to be fine. ...

  • Do It Yourself Vaginitis Care: Testing

    Questions from our readers bring forward some of the most interesting topics. After last month’s blog on home pregnancy testing, I received ...

  • Oh No, Where Did It Go? When Things Get “Lost” In the Vagina

    While the vagina is actually a structure with side and back walls, women can get panic stricken when an item seems to get lost or is not ...

  • Vaginismus: “Married Virgin Desperate for a Solution”

    There are a variety of treatments for vaginismus, the involuntary muscle spasms that make sex painful. ...

  • Vaginal Weights for Stress Incontinence

    Q: I leak urine when I laugh, sneeze or jump. A friend told me that vaginal weights can help with this, but it seems sort of weird. Are ...

  • Can A Vagina Be Too Big?

    Faithful readers of this blog may remember that Masters and Johnson examined the vaginal sizes of 100 women who had never been pregnant. ...

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  • Heather Rupe, DO

    Heather Rupe, DO

    Heather Rupe, DO, is a board-certified OB/GYN in private practice in Franklin, TN, and serves as the vice chief of staff at Williamson Medical Center. She is the co-author of The Pregnancy Companion: A Faith-Filled Guide for Your Journey to Motherhood and The Baby Companion: A Faith-Filled Guide for Your Journey through Baby’s First Year.