Posted in August 2012

Oh my God the condom broke!

by Rachel Burt, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner at Roswell OB/GYN…………………………………. Would of, could of, should of… in hind sight a condom would have been a great idea – but here we are… the morning after a whirlwind romance without any birth control… Or maybe you were more prepared, but the condom wasn’t as effective as … Continue reading

Why do I keep getting this discharge?

by Rachel Burt, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner at Roswell OB/GYN…………………………………. Some of our patients become understandably frustrated when they get recurrent bacterial vaginosis or recurrent yeast infections.  The most important thing is to come in to confirm the diagnosis.  We don’t want to be treating and retreating with the wrong medication. Once we determine the … Continue reading

Sex after Menopause

by Rachel Burt, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner at Roswell OB/GYN…………………………………. Your friends and co workers going through menopause will have no trouble telling you all about their hot flashes and weight gain.  But, they might not be so open talking about sex after menopause.  Unfortunately, as our periods vanish, so does the vaginal moisture.  When … Continue reading

The dreaded gas station bathroom…

by Rachel Burt, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner at Roswell OB/GYN…………………………………. You’ve been driving for hours, on your way to some great beach weekend, drinking your diet coke, singing to the radio, but darn it if you don’t need to pee!  Where to stop – the dreaded gas station bathroom!?!  Don’t panic… Sexually transmitted infections are … Continue reading

Am I too old to have kids?

by Rachel Burt, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner at Roswell OB/GYN…………………………………. Let’s talk about it… When our patients ask this question, they are really asking 3 different questions: Can I still conceive at my age?  Am I at increased risk for having a baby with chromosome problems? And, am I at increased risk for miscarriage? At … Continue reading