Sexual Health

 

Careful diagnosis of UTIs can prevent overprescribing of antibiotics

August 05, 2019

Why ‘diagnostic stewardship’ is important for physicians

A good sexual history can catch secondary STIs

July 09, 2019

Anal STIs can be caught with better sexual health screening.

How to take a trauma-informed sexual health history

July 08, 2019

Not every survivor of sexual abuse will openly talk about their experiences. Physicians should tailor their approach to taking a sexual health history with this in mind.

Abnormal uterine bleeding: What physicians need to know

June 04, 2019

The majority of women will experience some kind of heavy or abnormal uterine bleeding at some point in their lives, however that does not mean physicians should treat it as normal

The importance of HIV counseling

June 04, 2019

Screening is important because treatment is much more effective the earlier a patient can get on the medication

Seniors need sexual healthcare too

May 01, 2019

Due to social biases and stigmas, it can be easy for physicians to overlook seniors sexual health or to assume they aren’t sexually active.

Understanding recurrent miscarriage

May 01, 2019

How physicians can help patients get to the root of pregnancy loss

How physicians can be transgender inclusive around sexual health

April 01, 2019

While sexual health is often an uncomfortable issue for physicians to address with patients, it is often overlooked entirely in transgender individuals.

How physicians can better diagnose endometriosis

April 01, 2019

Endometriosis is a baffling inflammatory disorder, often compared to autoimmune disease, that affects 176 million women worldwide.

Irregular periods could be a sign of more serious conditions

March 05, 2019

Physicians should be sure to get to the root of irregular periods for optimum health