5 secrets you shouldn't keep from your GYN

Your gynecologist should know how much you drink and how many sexual partners you have.

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Women keep many things from gynecologists, including incontinence or alcohol useSome women put their doctor on a pedestal and are afraid to disappoint him or herNot telling your gynecologist about certain issues could lead to health problems

(CNN) -- Year after year, doctor's visit after doctor's visit, Myke Triebold kept a secret from her gynecologist.

Even when the secret landed her in the hospital -- twice -- Triebold kept mum, preferring to be silent than healthy.

Triebold's secret: incontinence. For seven years, she went to the bathroom 15 to 20 ti