The Hurt By The Female Pain Docs

by Dr. Meera Kirpekar and Dr. Alopi Patel

Dr. K and Dr. P, of The Female Pain Docs, are board certified anesthesiologists and interventional pain physicians that discuss topics relating to women's pain and general health. The Hurt Podcast contributes to the public discourse on women's health with specific focus on female pain, both diagnoses and treatments. The podcast pursues a fact-based exploration of disease and ailments affecting women by discussing advances in an... Read more

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E11 - Dr. K's Story: Social Stigma and the South Asian Community

    S01 E11 - Dr. K's Story: Social Stigma and the South Asian Community

    In the season finale of Season 1 of The Hurt, Dr. P interviews Dr. K to discuss her personal experiences with mental health, sexual dysfunction, social stigma, and the South Asian community.

    36:13
  • S01 E10 - Dr. P's Birth Story: Pregnancy, Post-Partum and Pandemic Life!

    S01 E10 - Dr. P's Birth Story: Pregnancy, Post-Partum and Pandemic Life!

    In this episode, Dr. P discusses her birth story and life as a working mom! Learn more about statistics in pregnancy including pelvic floor dysfunction, postpartum mood disorders, c-section rates and more.

    41:41
  • S01 E09 - Sexual Dysfunction: It’s Time to Speak Up

    S01 E09 - Sexual Dysfunction: It’s Time to Speak Up

    In this episode, Dr. K and Dr. P discuss sexual dysfunction in women, including the interesting history of vibrators, the controversial etymology of medical terms, various diagnoses and treatment options.

    22:41
  • S01 E08 - Pain During Pregnancy: Everything Hurts!

    S01 E08 - Pain During Pregnancy: Everything Hurts!

    In this episode, Dr. K and Dr. P talk about the growing pains of pregnancy...literally! Pregnancy is a beautiful journey but comes with its fair share of aches and pains. What is a normal pain of pregnancy versus something more co...

    17:34
  • S01 E07 - Scheduled for Surgery...What if You're Pregnant or Breastfeeding?

    S01 E07 - Scheduled for Surgery...What if You're Pregnant or Breastfeeding?

    In this episode, Dr. K and Dr. P discuss the use of common medications including pain medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding. They also talk about anesthesia during pregnancy and how this may affect the mom and the baby.

    22:52