Condom Use & Vaginal Infections

From the Show: Health Radio
Summary: How does the role of vaginal pH factor into overall sexual situations?
Air Date: 7/24/15
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Alyssa Dweck, MD
alyssa dweckAlyssa Dweck, MD, is a full-time practicing OB/GYN. She provides care to women of all ages; she has delivered thousands of babies. A graduate of Barnard College, she has a Masters Degree in Human Nutrition from Columbia University and her Medical Degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, now named Drexel University. Dr. Dweck trained at Lankenau Hospital in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, where she was Chief Resident in 1994.Dr. Dweck is on the Health Advisory Board of Family Circle Magazine and contributed regularly to YM Magazine, in a series called "Paging Dr. Dweck." She has also contributed to Cosmopolitan, SHAPE, Family Circle, and Girl's Life. Dr. Dweck lectures at various Westchester public schools on relevant gynecologic subjects, most recently, Sexually Transmitted Infections. She lives in Chappaqua, New York, with her husband, their two sons and their English bull dog.
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Condom Use & Vaginal Infections
From infections and hygiene to STDs and discomfort, sometimes you may feel a little uncertain or confused about what's going on "down there."

Condoms are used to help protect against STDs and pregnancy, but what about vaginal infections?

Alyssa Dweck, MD, joins Melanie Cole, MS, to discuss if you can get a vaginal infection from condom use.


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