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    Does Your Doctor Wash Her Hands?

    When you’re at the doctor’s office, do you check to see if everyone washes or sanitizes their hands before they touch you? Maybe you’re one ...

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    Handling Migraine Hangover

    If you suffer from migraines (like I do), you know that when the dull, throbbing, deep headache hits, you drop everything. Because you know ...

  • Vaginal Mesh: New FDA Warnings

    What is vaginal mesh and what are the problems with its use? ...

  • Causes of The UTI That Isn’t

    If you are a woman with persisting urinary symptoms, and cultures negative for bacteria, one of the important things you can do is to ...

  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Symptoms and Recurrence

    Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the third most common type of infection, surpassed in number only by respiratory and intestinal ...

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    I Have Pelvic Pain: Is It Cancer?

    When women post to the Women's Health message board about pelvic pain they can describe symptoms which have recently started, or pain which ...

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    My Ultrasound Found An Ovarian Cyst!

    There are two types of small ovarian cysts which can be considered "normal". During the first half of the menstrual month ("follicular ...

  • Feel Pregnant but the Pregnancy Test is Negative?

    I frequently see posts on my message board which state, "My pregnancy test is negative, but I feel pregnant" or "What about common symptoms ...

  • Pelvic Muscle Twitches

    Amazingly, questions arise on the Women's Health Board about vibrating sensations in the vagina or pelvic floor at least once a month. I ...

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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.