Things You’re Too Embarrassed To Ask A Doctor is UChicago Medicine’s podcast dedicated to answering some of the most searched medical questions on the Internet. Each episode, we feature one doctor and talk to them about a variety of subjects informed by their own experiences combined with questions sourced from online intelligence gathering. Season one features ten episodes debuting on a weekly basis.
Aches and pains
10:39This episode, we speak with sports medicine doctor Aravind Athiviraham to chat about why knees click and pop, what happens when bumping your elbow radiates pain into the pinky finger, and more.
14:42Growing noses and feet, emotional distress and lots lots more: issues faced by people after giving birth range widely. This episode, Dr. Maryam Siddiqui takes us into the world of post-pregnancy woes.
Sex and aging
11:46In part two of our interview with gynecologist Stacy Tessler Lindau, MD, we discuss questions many people in the aging populations face, such as: "Is it okay to masturbate even though I'm married?"
Sex and cancer
18:32This episode, gynecologist Stacy Tessler Lindau, MD, explains how many people living with cancer can have healthy, satisfying sex.
19:08On this episode, pediatric gastroenterologist Ritu Verma lets listeners know whether what they’re seeing and smelling in their babies’ diapers warrants a visit to the doctor, and tells us why we should feel free to use the word “poop” at the dinner table.
18:39What does it mean if poop is green? Find out on today's episode featuring adult gastroenterologist Vijaya Rao, MD.
19:43Can diaper rash cream help with eczema? Does baby acne hurt? Can warts kill you? This episode we hear from pediatric dermatologist Sarah Stein, MD, about the pesky lumps and bumps on our babies, kids and teens.
19:31Our third episode focuses on lumps and bumps: from skin tags to warts and acne, the topics we asked dermatologist Diana Bolotin about are sure to please the pimple-popping video fan crowd. Do new fad treatments like acne stickers work? Tune in to learn more.
Testicular and prostate health
16:08This episode features urologist and surgeon Scott Eggener, MD, who answers questions like "What does a testicular cancer lump feel like?" and "Is one testicle more important than the other?"
Female Pelvic Health
16:04This episode features urogynecologist Dianne Glass, MD, PhD. Listen as Dr. Glass answers questions related to pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence and other issues surrounding pelvic health. Today’s questions include things like, “Can my uterus fall out?” and more.