Basic Gyn Your First Trip to the Gynecologist

Your First Trip to the Gynecologist

Dr. Pari was featured as a guest contributor in the article below, originally posted for YSB now. When should I plan my first trip to the gynecologist? What’s it like and what should I expect? – Rachel, 16 Going to the gyno at any age isn’t exactly a trip to Baskin Robbins, but the first visit …

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Basic Gyn Are Tampons Dangerous?

Are Tampons Dangerous?

Dr. Pari was featured as a guest contributor in the article below, originally posted for YSB now. Dear Dr. Pari, I’m scared to use tampons because I’ve heard that they’re dangerous, and cause things like Toxic Shock Syndrome. Is it true that tampons are unsafe? If so, are there alternatives to pads that are safer? And what exactly …

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Contributed Articles 6 Ways You’ve Been Cleaning Your Vagina All Wrong

6 Ways You’ve Been Cleaning Your Vagina All Wrong

Dr. Pari was featured as a guest contributor in the article below, originally posted for Glamour by Amy Schlinger. When you hop into the shower, do you clean your vagina first or last? Do you use soap or a body wash? A loofa, washcloth, or just your hand? And which of these options are actually, you know, …

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Breast Health Exercise is best for reducing breast cancer recurrence

Exercise is best for reducing breast cancer recurrence

Dr. Pari was featured as a guest contributor in the article below, originally posted for Medical News Today by Ana Sandoiu. Breast cancer survival rates are very high compared with other forms of cancer, but in some cases, the cancer does comes back. New research highlights key recommendations that breast cancer survivors can incorporate into their …

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Contributed Articles There Is Literally No Reason to Have Glitter in Your Vagina

There Is Literally No Reason to Have Glitter in Your Vagina

Dr. Pari was featured as a guest contributor in the article below, originally posted for Self Magazine by Korin Miller. This whole unicorn trend has officially gotten out of hand. Case in point: One company is hawking rainbow-colored, “magically delicious” glitter that you put up your vagina for unnecessarily sparkly vaginal discharge. The company, which goes by …

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Contributed Articles 10 Myths About Hysterectomies Women Can Safely Ignore

10 Myths About Hysterectomies Women Can Safely Ignore

Dr. Pari was featured as a guest contributor in the article below, originally posted for Reader’s Digest` by Rachel Sokol. The truth about hysterectomy surgery For women, a hysterectomy—an operation in which a female’s uterus is removed—is one of the most frequently performed surgical procedures in the United States. According to the American College of Obstetricians …

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Contributed Articles “Do I Taste OK?” and 7 Other Q’s It’s Totally OK to Ask Your Gyno

“Do I Taste OK?” and 7 Other Q’s It’s Totally OK to Ask Your Gyno

Dr. Pari was featured as a guest contributor in the article below, originally posted for Glamour Health by Korin Miller. It happens to everyone: You go to the gyno with a question you really want to have answered, but are stressed that she’ll think you’re weird if you actually ask it. So…you chicken out. But doctors …

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Contributed Articles Scientists Have Pinpointed How Zika Virus Infects the Fetus

Scientists Have Pinpointed How Zika Virus Infects the Fetus

Dr. Pari was featured as a guest contributor in the article below, originally posted for Yahoo Beauty by Korin Miller. Zika virus has dominated headlines for months, and with good reason. But the mechanics of how the virus causes brain damage in newborns has been largely a mystery — until now. A new study from Yale …

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Contributed Articles Khloé Kardashian Says to Put Vitamin E on Your Vagina. So Should You?

Khloé Kardashian Says to Put Vitamin E on Your Vagina. So Should You?

Dr. Pari was featured as a guest contributor in the article below, originally posted for Glamour Health by Amy Schlinger. You may already know that Miss Khloé Kardashian is a huge fan of vitamin E. Last week, she posted on her website that she’s been using the supplement for years and that her nutritionist is a …

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Contributed Articles 7 Anxious Thoughts Every Woman Has Had During Sex

7 Anxious Thoughts Every Woman Has Had During Sex

Dr. Pari was featured as a guest contributor in the article below, originally posted for Health.com by Amy Schlinger. “Ah, yikes, that doesn’t feel great.” “Slower, slower, slower.” Sound familiar? Don’t be embarrassed—you’re not the only one who’s had thoughts like these during sex. “We call them intrusive thoughts. We don’t want to have them, but …

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