Peter J. Chen, MD, FACOGMedical Reviewer
Associate Professor of OBGYN at Cooper Medical School at Rowan University, Camden, New Jersey. Medical reviewer for the VeriMed Healthcare Network.
Latest by Peter J. Chen, MD, FACOG
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Discussing your sex life with your doctor may feel awkward at first, but it’s important for your overall health. Answer the questions honestly.
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