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
This 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.
Growing 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
In 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 m********e even though I'm married?"
Sex and cancer
This episode, gynecologist Stacy Tessler Lindau, MD, explains how many people living with cancer can have healthy, satisfying sex.
On 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.
What does it mean if poop is green? Find out on today's episode featuring adult gastroenterologist Vijaya Rao, MD.
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Because a community of cowards watch me constantly
I’m subscribing for general interest because people are scared to ask doctors but follow me consistently
The podcast we’ve all been waiting for
This podcast is amazing! I can’t wait for the next episode. Such important work answering the questions we’ve all been furiously googling. Top notch info with actual physicians, unlike so many podcasts offering weird medical advice.
Great way to access unique health info
Such a smart idea to have an academic medical center’s experts answer frequently asked (embarrassing) questions! Love the conversational style and thoughtful line of questioning.