Dr Fiona Bisshop
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Dr Fiona Bisshop

Here’s The Bottom Line On Anal Health

Do you look after your bottom? Is your arse healthy? It’s easy to be embarrassed when talking about that part of the body, but if you’ve got a problem it’s never a good idea to sit on it! But seriously, bumhole problems are usually much easier to treat if you go to the doctor sooner …

What Is ‘Trans Broken Arm Syndrome’?

We think of the hospital as a place to go when we’re sick or injured where we will be treated respectfully and compassionately, and our health problems will be managed skilfully and efficiently. But for transgender people, hospitals and other healthcare settings can actually be hazardous to their health and wellbeing. There’s a phenomenon which …

Muscle Building And Supplements: Bigger Doesn’t Mean Better

Are you taking supplements to get bigger muscles and have more energy for workouts? If you have a trainer they have probably already suggested you take creatine and a variety of other products to help you bulk up, and may even have suggested testosterone. There are so many products available, and a lot of gyms …

anal cancer get ya bum checked

Doc Q: get ya bum checked and kick anal cancer in the arse

Recently I spoke with my gay-friendly doctor colleagues about the high incidence of anal cancer in men who have sex with men. It’s very worrying.  So I say to my readers, one and all, get ya bum checked! You may not realise it, but simply being a man who has sex with men puts you …

Stopping The Puberty Blues For Transgender Youth

Study On Puberty Blockers For Transgender Youth

A Dutch study published good news for transgender youth regarding puberty blockers Puberty blockers are drugs that suppress the release of sex hormones at the onset of puberty. This stops the irreversible physical changes with puberty. Facial hair, voice changes and bone structure in boys, and breasts in girls. The great thing about puberty blockers …

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