Dr. Pari

Bio

Dr. Pari is a board certified and practicing OB/GYN. She is a regular media contributor and writer dedicated to discussing women's health issues in a real way. When she is not working or writing she is trying to find a pen to use amongst the 5678 that she owns. You can follow her on IG @doctorpari.

The Scary Link Between STDs And Dating Apps, As Told By A Gyno

By Dr. Pari
As a single girl living in Los Angeles, it seems as if my girlfriends are always telling me about a new dating app. Dating apps have completely changed the online dating game that was once dominated by website-based companies such as Match.com and…

Trump's Removal Of Birth Control Access Raises Risk Of Cancer For Women

By Dr. Pari
Attention President Trump, Within hours of being sworn in, you signed an executive order aimed at removing regulatory burdens and fines imposed by the Affordable Care Act. This illustrated just how serious you are about eliminating the act once…

5 Signs Your Birth Control Isn't To Blame For Making You Act 'Crazy'

By Dr. Pari
You've started to notice you cry at the drop of a hat, your boyfriend is driving you insane, you can't focus on your school work/work and you feel like screaming at every person who remotely rubs you the wrong way… you assume it has to be because of…

5 Things You Should Never Say To A Pregnant Woman, As Told By An OBGYN

By Dr. Pari
To be pregnant is to be vitally alive, thoroughly woman and undoubtedly inhabited. It is the time in which a woman's body is not just her temple, but truly a home for the emerging life of a child. And, it also majorly sucks in a lot of ways. As an…

Labiaplasty Might Be Considered Cosmetic, But Here's Why It Shouldn't Be

By Dr. Pari
One of my biggest questions for society these days is, “Why is there only one standard of beauty?” It seems that with the help of my plastic surgeon colleagues, young women everywhere are morphing into doll-like clones of each other, complete with…

This Is Why You Should Always Set The Bar High When Dating Someone New

By Dr. Pari
I am a child of the 1980s and a woman of the 2000s. When I pick up my phone on Friday night and hit the screen to order transportation, I expect to have a car at my building within minutes. When I get into that car, I can sync my Bluetooth, and I…

5 Things Your Perpetually Single Friend Doesn't Need To Hear From You

By Dr. Pari
I was at work last week, when one of the nurses turned to me out of the blue and asked, “Are you married?” “No,” I said. “Do you want kids?” she asked. “Yes,” I said. “You can do it on your own. You can get a sperm donor,” she told me. "Thanks," I…

6 Things You're Convinced Are STDs, But Actually Aren't

By Dr. Pari
You wake up one morning and head to the bathroom because something just doesn't feel, look or smell right. Something is off. You immediately start to panic. Thoughts come flooding into your mind like, "Oh my gosh, that son of a bitch cheated on me…

6 Things You Should Know About The Morning-After Pill, As Told By A Gyno

By Dr. Pari
You stand there. You feel timid. You're either staring at the drug store floor or texting fervently in an effort to avoid eye contact with the pharmacist. You lift up the box and place it on the counter. All of a sudden, you feel like you're in an…

5 Things You Should Never Lie About In The Doctor's Office

By Dr. Pari
You're sitting in the waiting room looking at a clipboard full of invasive questions. You hunch over the paper, and write in tiny script hoping the 65 year-old grandmother of three doesn't see you writing that you are both single AND sexually…

5 Things Every Woman Needs To Know About Her Vagina, As Told By A Gyno

By Dr. Pari
Probably since the time you discovered her, your vagina has been a source of mysticism. This one body part of yours can bring intense pleasure, annoying pain and even be the passageway for a new human. In short, your vagina is amazing. As a…

How Each Kardashian Promotes Positive Body Image Without Even Trying

By Dr. Pari
The Kardashians have managed to be positive body role models. Before you start to disagree with me, hear me out. This pertains to Kylie, even with the lip challenge. This pertains to Kendall, even with people saying she's become too thin. This…

5 Ways To Change The Unhealthy Relationship You Have With Your Body

By Dr. Pari
I've never been what one would describe as skinny. Well, except when a patient called and asked to make an appointment with me. She described me to the receptionist as, “I don’t know her name, the skinny one.” I still list this day as one of the…

The One Thing Women Should Do To Have An Orgasm, As Told By A Gyno

By Dr. Pari
Up to 15 percent of women do not experience orgasms. As a gynecologist, I have seen many patients with this complaint, and all of them ask me what’s wrong with them. The first thing I do is ask if their partners are aware they are not having…