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How Is Bacterial Vaginosis Treated?Feature
How Is Bacterial Vaginosis Treated?

Explore all of your bacterial vaginosis treatment options and learn how to get rid of BV.

9 Warning Signs of Cervical Cancer You Shouldn't Ignore
9 Warning Signs of Cervical Cancer You Shouldn't Ignore

Cervical cancer is one of the few cancers that can be prevented. Know how to prevent it and know the warning signs.

Does Your Vagina Burn During Sex?
Does Your Vagina Burn During Sex?

If your vagina burns during sex, you may have this condition.

Contraception Options for Women Over 40
Contraception Options for Women Over 40

Whether you're finished having children or considering having your first one, the only thing standing between you and the unexpected is your contraception.

Top 3 Birth Control Options for Your Teenage Daughter
Top 3 Birth Control Options for Your Teenage Daughter

Although teen pregnancies have declined among girls 15 to 17 years old, there's still room for improvement. Talk to your teenager about safe sex practices and the possibility of birth control.

The Reality behind Testosterone Therapy
The Reality behind Testosterone Therapy

Confused about the pros and cons of testosterone therapy? Diffuse the myths and learn the facts.

Sex After 50
Sex After 50

If you're experiencing dryness, irritation or pain during sex, you're not alone. As we age, our sex lives may be affected by hormonal changes leading to emotional and physical consequences. Find out what you can do about it.

When Sex Hurts
When Sex Hurts

Many women find sex painful after menopause. This condition, called dsypareunia, has many causes and many treatments.

What's Causing Itchy Bumps Near My Vagina?
What's Causing Itchy Bumps Near My Vagina?

Most itchy bumps near the vagina area aren't serious, but they may worsen if not treated. See your health care provider if you experience itchy bumps "down there."

What's REALLY Causing Your Low Sex Drive?
What's REALLY Causing Your Low Sex Drive?

If you have low sex drive, you may have a form of female sexual dysfunction called hypoactive sexual desire disorder, or HSDD.

How to Effectively Use Your Birth Control Pills
How to Effectively Use Your Birth Control Pills

Birth control pills are effective at preventing pregnancy if you use your contraceptives correctly and consistently.

Intimacy Without Intercourse
Intimacy Without Intercourse

Sometimes intercourse simply isn't possible. That doesn't mean, however, that you can't be intimate with each other. Get ideas for expressing yourselves in sensual ways to enhance intimacy.

No, You're Never Too Old for Sex
No, You're Never Too Old for Sex

One of our experts explains how middle-aged women can maintain sexual health.

The Cervix Is Sensitive, and Surgeons Need to Acknowledge the Part It Plays in Some Women’s Pleasure
The Cervix Is Sensitive, and Surgeons Need to Acknowledge the Part It Plays in Some Women’s Pleasure

Sexual health experts say it's a misconception that the cervix is insensitive, which can have implications for some medical procedures.

Sexy Starts From the Inside
Sexy Starts From the Inside

Before you go buy new sexy lingerie, get in touch with your inner soulful beauty and let your sexiness radiate from your confident inner essence.

When Is Vaginal Discharge Abnormal?
When Is Vaginal Discharge Abnormal?

Most women regularly experience vaginal discharge, making it difficult to know when the discharge is a concern. Here are signs that it's time to see your health care provider.

Yes, Middle-Aged Women Do Want to Have Sex
Yes, Middle-Aged Women Do Want to Have Sex

One of our experts answers questions about sexuality at midlife.

Relationships Get Better With Age
Relationships Get Better With Age

Romance isn't just for the young and newly in love. Research shows that relationships get better with time and age.

How Alcohol Affects Your Sex Life
How Alcohol Affects Your Sex Life

Alcohol is a powerful drug with many sexual side effects. Here is what you need to know.

This Winter, Get Closer
This Winter, Get Closer

Life sometimes slows down in winter, which makes it a good time to put some effort into maintaining and improving your intimate relationship.

Can Women Improve Our Sexual Health at Midlife?
Can Women Improve Our Sexual Health at Midlife?

One woman learns that growing older can deepen sexual self-discovery.

Women Shouldn't Get A Bill For An IUD … But Sometimes They Do
Women Shouldn't Get A Bill For An IUD … But Sometimes They Do

For women who are slapped with surprise bills for IUDs, the prices are sky-high — and growing.

Is Anxiety Ruining Your Sex Life?
Is Anxiety Ruining Your Sex Life?

Stress can take over your thoughts and many areas of your life. Even when you love and care about someone, anxiety can stand in the way of romantic goals.


Products to Ease Painful Sex
Products to Ease Painful Sex

If you're experiencing painful sex, you're not alone. Talk to your health care professional to see what can help ease your pain, and you may want to try these products.

How Your Vagina Changes in Midlife
How Your Vagina Changes in Midlife

As you age, your vagina—due mostly to decreased estrogen levels—can become dry or irritated, which can cause pain during sex. This does not need to be the norm.

What Do You Know About Endometriosis?
What Do You Know About Endometriosis?

Please take our survey and tell us what you know about or have experienced related to endometriosis.

For Many Women, Sex Gets Better at Midlife
For Many Women, Sex Gets Better at Midlife

Here's good news for middle-aged women who fear their sexual satisfaction is destined to decline: Aging can provide benefits that might make lovemaking even more enjoyable, a small study suggests.

Men Don’t Cope with Breakups the Same Way Women Do
Men Don’t Cope with Breakups the Same Way Women Do

According to a new expert study, men don’t seek support to deal with the end of a relationship.

What No One Tells You About Menopause
What No One Tells You About Menopause

You probably know about the weight gain, hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause. Here are some other side effects of menopause.