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Season 2 Episode 30: I'm Down There Aware... Now What?

I'm Down There Aware... Now What?


In today’s episode, Alex and Mary offer five tips to help us remain Down There Aware. Becoming Down There Aware is one thing, but continuing to maintain a consistent and effective awareness is most important for optimal health.


Episode Highlights

  • Welcome back! [0:40]

  • Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month [0:50]

  • Wear PURPLE Day #GCAM2021 [1:08]

  • Five Tips [1:55]

  • Tip #1: Annual GYN Appointments [2:58]

  • Making health a priority [5:08]

  • Prepare for your appointments [5:30]

  • Generational perspective [7:33]

  • Tip #2: Be aware of your body [8:26]

  • @VulvarCancerAwareness [9:25]

  • Seek out a specialist [10:25]

  • Lichen Planus/Lichen Sclerosus [11:11]

  • Medication and treatment regimen [11:58]

  • Tip #3: Importance of self-examination [13:28]

  • Using a camera [13:55]

  • Tip #4: Maintaining proper hygiene [16:40]

  • Do NOT douche! [18:00]

  • Tip #5: Encouraging others to be DTA [20:15]

  • Yes, it can happen to YOU [22:04]

  • Drawing for Wear Purple Day! [24:46]

  • Thanks for listening! [25:54]


Stay Connected

Twitter: @downthereaware


Links Mentioned in the Episode



Summary Keywords

Podcast, Spotify, Anchor, research, advocacy, advanced imaging, diagnosis, knowledge, women, fear, symptoms, gynecologic cancer awareness, feminine hygiene, douching, self-exams, awareness, vulvar cancer



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