Important Intimate Fitness and Wellbeing Questions for your OBGYN October 01 2015

  • How often should I get a pap smear?  Mammogram?  

  • Teach me how to do a self-breast exam. 

  • Do you recommend I take a daily pro-biotic?

  • What is the best form of contraception for me? 

  • How do I avoid getting UTIs, BV and yeast infections? 

  • How do I know the difference between a yeast infection and BV? 

  • What are the most common STI’s I need to beware of?  And how should I avoid them? Should I be tested?  

  • Tell me about and teach me to do Kegels properly. 

  • What is normal healthy vaginal discharge like?  

  • I have an odor down there.  What can I do about that?  

  • My libido (sex drive) is low. Can you help?   

  • If you have any pain in your vagina, around the opening or during sex, ask your Dr. about it.  

  • Should I be worried about PFDs (Pelvic Floor Disorders)?  Including urine and fecal incontinence.

  • Ask ANY other questions you may have concerning your breasts, vulva, vagina. 

  • When should I get my first DEXA or DXA (bone density) scan.