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Answers to the women’s health questions you’re too embarrassed to ask

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While you never need to be embarrassed about your health, asking your doctor certain women’s health questions can feel uncomfortable — so we asked you.

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Virginia Physicians for Women OB/GYN Dr. Allison Giles is back with answers to the questions readers said they were too embarrassed to ask their doctor:

  • What can women do to ensure optimal postpartum health?
  • Do I need to avoid sex before my annual exam?
  • I’m afraid I’m addicted to my hormone replacement therapy. At what age should women stop?
  • I’m an adult woman, I don’t know what I should be eating, and I’m embarrassed to admit it.
  • Am I too overweight to get pregnant?

See the answers.*

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