Wit'n'wisdom 9 August 2011

AS Dr Louise Phillips of Albany Creek, Qld, explains, it seems that before having a smear nowadays, women must first prepare their private bits with a beauty treatment, lest the doctor think less of them.

One patient explained she was sorry if her vulva looked a bit spotty, but her beauty-school-trainee sister had done the wax for her. She then went on to say how all her friends were having permanent hair removal via laser.

Dr Phillips replied that she hoped the fashion would stay around, or women may be drawing on their private