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What to Expect When You Go for Your Pap Smear

Published by Femagene. Dr. Elna shares her insight on what to expect when you go for a papsmear and, of course ,who and how often a woman should go for one. Most women are terrified of what to expect - in this educational video Dr.…
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Dealing with his high libido

  The typical couple that the MSH doctors see, is there because the woman has a low libido – she does not want to have sex as often and as desperately as her man does. This is quite normal, since men’s testosterone levels are…

Do's and dont's of female hygiene

Published by Femagene. Dr. Elna Rudolph, specialising in the field of sexuality, shares her knowledge on what women should or shouldn't do when it comes to intimate hygiene.
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Sexual Health Tests: What You Need When

Published in Clicks Clubcard Magazine, June 2015. Knowing your ‘status’ isn’t only about HIV. Getting checked out for other STIs is crucial to protect your health – and your fertility. Flavoured condoms for everyone? This is…
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Things to do before you fall pregnant

Did you know that there are many things that you can do before you fall pregnant to increase your chances of having a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby? Here are some of them… Get a full physical examination and ask your doctor to check…
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Let’s talk about sex

In today’s complicated and tricky world, sex is becoming an increasingly more difficult thing to define. “Sex” can mean vastly different things to different people. Each person has their own particular definition of what it means to…
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The Politics Of Pubes

By Emma Anderson, Women's Health Magazine. Our nether-regions seem to be undergoing widespread deforestation… but why? WH takes a look at that increasingly endangered species, the female pube. Muff, lady garden, bush, beaver… the…
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Should we vaccinate our daughters (and sons) against HPV?

By Anna Rich, published in Fair Lady Magazine, March 2013. The most common cancer in women in South Africa is cervical cancer. In most cases it's caused by human papiloma-virus (HPV). Now the HPV vaccine is available here - but it costs…
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No sex, no baby

By Dr. Elna Rudolph. Published in The Specialist Forum, Jan/Feb 2015. For those who do not desire to fall pregnant, it seems almost unavoidable and for those couples who would desperately like to have a child, it can feel almost impossible.…
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Becoming Orgasmic!

Only about a third to half of all women can orgasm during penetrative sex. Are you one of them? Read on… Think of the movie No Strings Attached: The first time they have sex, she tells him that he has exactly forty five seconds…
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Do I really need an annual gynaecological examination? YES!

Annual gynaecological examinations, pap smears and STI screenings are not exactly something to look forward to – they are often uncomfortable, time-consuming and expensive. About a month ago the American College of Physicians (ACP) released…