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Kyleena – The Hottest New Birth Control Option

Kyleena is a new intra-uterine system (IUS) very similar to the Mirena.  It is a device that is inserted into the uterus to serve as a so-called Long-Acting Reversable Contraceptive (LARC) and it’s a great option for every woman from as early…
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Low Libido in Men

Low Libido in Men The number one reason patients schedule a visit to my practice is that they experience sexual problems of some kind. “I think there might be a problem with my libido” is a concern I hear about on a daily basis. Low…
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Copper Pearls – The Latest in Hormone-Free Contraception

Long-term Hormone-Free Contraception The copper pearls are a birth control method that requires no hormones and is effective for up to 5 years. Read the full article here. Dr Jireh Serfontein – Medical Doctor specialising in…
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As jou lus geblus is

Jou lae libido of moegheid tussen die lakens het dalk baie meer met jou gesondheid te doen as wat jy dink. Deur Marteli Brewis, oorspronklik gepubliseer in Kuier, Februarie 2018. Lees die volle artikel hier. Dr Jireh Serfontein…
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Kafoefel = Flink Dink

Studies toon ’n vervullende sekslewe kan veral in jou middeljare jou verstand skerp hou en talle skete laat verdwyn. Deur Marelize Potgieter, oorspronklik gepubliseer in Huisgenoot, September 2017. Lees die volle artikel hier. Dr…
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M is for Masturbation

May is international masturbation month: An entire month devoted to self-love and self-pleasure. It all started in 1995, when a San Francisco based sex shop, Good Vibrations, inaugurated Masturbation Month, in response to the firing of then-Surgeon…
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Vaginal Discharge: What is normal and when to worry

Vaginal discharge is one of the most common reasons women book a visit to their gynaecologist. Depending on the appearance and characteristics of the discharge, it can be an indication of a bacterial or viral infection, but it might also just…

Oestrogen Side-Effects and Complications

In our experience at MSH, trans females or non-binary individuals requesting Gender Affirming Hormone Treatment feel great on oestrogen.  We always start with a low dose and work up slowly to avoid unwanted side-effects.  The following side-effects…

My Broken Vajayjay

Painful intercourse is one of the most common conditions I treat. Each patient has a unique journey and a special story. Jo was one of those who had a unique story and she was kind enough to share it with us… Dr Elna Rudolph Clinical Head…
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35 Titillating Stats About South Africans' Sex Lives

In October [2017], Sunday Times Lifestyle conducted a sex survey in association with local research house Ratepop, using their proprietary chatbot technology. This chatbot is a computer program, designed to simulate conversation with human users,…
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The HPV Vaccination

Vaccines against cervical cancer have permeated news and social media platforms over the last few years. There has also been a new hype around it since the South African Government announced that 9-year old school girls at underprivileged schools…

CHANGING GENDER: Things that matter!

Many of my transgender patients want to go through the process of having their names and gender markers changed on their IDs. I provide them with the letter they need, but the process involves much more than that.  I asked one of my patients,…