Peter J. Chen, MD, FACOG

Peter J. Chen, MD, FACOG

Medical Reviewer

Associate Professor of OBGYN at Cooper Medical School at Rowan University, Camden, New Jersey. Medical reviewer for the VeriMed Healthcare Network.

Latest Articles by Peter J. Chen, MD, FACOG

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Sexual Health

STD vs. STI: Is There a Difference?

The terms “sexually transmitted disease” and “sexually transmitted infection” are often used interchangeably. But do they really mean the same thing?

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Sexual Health

Causes of Vaginal Bumps: When Is It Serious?

It’s normal to feel concerned about unexplained bumps in the genital area. But don’t think the worst just yet.

Sexual Health

Sexual Health Requirements by Ages

When do you need your first Pap test? What about a mammogram? Learn which tests, procedures, and vaccines related to sexual health you need at each age.

Sexual Health

6 Vaginal Odors and What They Might Mean

The vagina is supposed to have a natural smell, but how do you know when you should worry? Here are six possible vaginal odors and what they might mean.

Sexual Health

Talking to your Doctor about Sex

Discussing your sex life with your doctor may feel awkward at first, but it’s important for your overall health. Answer the questions honestly.

Sexual Health

Watch Out for These 8 Sexual Health Symptoms

Don't let your busy life keep you from seeing a doctor if you notice any of these 8 sexual health symptoms.

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10 Things You Should Know About Menopause

Women have questions galore about the “change of life.” Here are 10 things to know about this female milestone.

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Talking to Your Doctor During Menopause

If you think you may be in menopause or know that you are, make an appointment with your OB/GYN or general practitioner. Be prepared with this list of info.