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 3

  • S03 E28 - Getting Anesthesia: Am I At Risk for Side Effects?

    S03 E28 - Getting Anesthesia: Am I At Risk for Side Effects?

    In this episode, Dr. K and Dr. P discuss common side effects of general anesthesia, including postoperative nausea and vomiting, muscle aches, sore throat, inability to urinate, and postoperative delirium. We discuss why each of t...

    20:43
  • S03 E27 - Maternal Health in the US: A Crisis

    S03 E27 - Maternal Health in the US: A Crisis

    In this episode, Dr. P and guest co-host, Dr. Vibha Mahendra, discuss the intricacies of maternal health in the United States including how statistics are collected, the consequences of lack of access to maternal health, steps to ...

    28:18
  • S03 E26 - Neuromodulation for Pelvic Pain: Is Nerve Stimulation The Solution?

    S03 E26 - Neuromodulation for Pelvic Pain: Is Nerve Stimulation The Solution?

    In this episode, Dr. P talks to Dr. Kiran Patel about the use of neuromodulation in pelvic pain. Dr. Patel is a board certified anesthesiologist and interventional pain physician. She has been in practice for several years with a ...

    01:01:29
  • S03 E25 - The Opioid Epidemic: Where Do We Go Now?

    S03 E25 - The Opioid Epidemic: Where Do We Go Now?

    In the second part of this two part episode, Dr. P and Dr. K discuss the opioid epidemic that has swept the nation, starting from the 1990s. This episode focuses on the aftermath of the opioid crisis and the future of opioid presc...

    16:44
  • S03 E24 - The Opioid Epidemic: How Did We Get Here?

    S03 E24 - The Opioid Epidemic: How Did We Get Here?

    In the first part of this two part episode, Dr. P and Dr. K discuss the opioid epidemic that has swept the nation, starting from the 1990s. This episode focuses on how the opioid epidemic came to be in the U.S., and how this has a...

    21:15