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Breaking the Ice: How to Ask Patients about their Sexual Health

Posted August 1, 2016 by Stacy Bolzenius

Today’s television shows and movies may be full of sexually explicit jokes and dramatic storylines, but that doesn’t mean that patients are any more comfortable discussing their personal sex lives with doctors. Good OB/GYNs often make the mistake of skirting around the sexual history questions because they know how uncomfortable it can be for a woman to open up about something so personal to an authority figure. Yet failing to ask the difficult questions can leave a patient suffering in Continue reading…