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The 9 Most Important Questions to Ask Your Gynecologist

From the show: HER Radio
Richard Scott Thornton, MD
Guest Bio
Guest Bio: Richard Scott Thornton, MD
R Scott ThorntonDoctor R. Scott Thornton is a graduate of the University Of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He has had an esteemed 30-year career as a gynecologist at Holy Redeemer Hospital and Medical Center, located in Meadowbrook, PA, just outside of Philadelphia. He is the current Chairman of the Cancer Committee and a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at Temple University. He is the director of New Horizons Menopause Center and the creator of Women's Health Seminars, a dynamic organization dedicated to the education of women. His current book is Ask Your Gynecologist: Answers to over 200 Questions Women Ask through Every Age and Stage of Their Lives. He has brought a humorous perspective to gynecology through his CD, Gynecology Unplugged, and recently created a YouTube channel Ask the Gynecologist which includes serious a videos on a variety of women's health subjects as well as a comedic playlist, including an animated video surrounding his rap song on hormone replacement therapy.

Going to see your gynecologist can sometimes feel like an invasive therapy session; most women dread it. 

What are the most frequently asked gynecology questions and the ones that people are hesitant to address? Richard Scott Thornton, MD, has had an esteemed 30-year career as a gynecologist at Holy Redeemer Hospital and Medical Center, located in Meadowbrook, PA, just outside of Philadelphia.

In this eye-opening segment, Dr. Thornton reveals answers about everything related to gynecology.


Most Important Questions: 

  • Why do you have an itch?
  • Why do your breasts hurt?
  • What can your do about hot flashes?
  • Why do you have an odor…down there?
  • Why does your bladder leak?
  • Why don't you have ANY sex drive?
  • How can you limit your chances of getting an STI?
  • What should you expect when you are pre-menopausal?
  • What can you do to prevent post-menopausal problems like osteoporosis, arthritis, back pain, overactive bladder and pelvic relaxation?
 
  • Original Air Date Friday, 07 March 2014
  • Book Title Ask Your Gynecologist: Answers to over 200 Questions Women Ask through Every Age and Stage of Their Lives
  • Host Michelle King Robson and Pamela Peek, MD

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