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Do You Talk With Your Patients About Overactive Bladder? Feature
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Do You Talk With Your Patients About Overactive Bladder?

If your patients have sudden and unexpected urges to urinate, then you may want to talk with them about overactive bladder, or OAB.

The Vaginal Infection Many Women Ignore
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The Vaginal Infection Many Women Ignore

If you think you may have a vaginal infection, take note of these signs of bacterial vaginosis

Top Causes of Infertility in Women
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Top Causes of Infertility in Women

If you're having trouble getting pregnant, you may want to find out more about some of the most common causes of infertility in women.

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

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

What's Causing Itchy Bumps Near My Vagina?
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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 You Don't Know About Endometriosis—But Should
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What You Don't Know About Endometriosis—But Should

Everything you need to know about endometriosis symptoms and more.

More Kidney Stones Found in Women
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More Kidney Stones Found in Women

Kidney stones are being diagnosed more often, especially in women, possibly because of better diagnostic tools.

What Are Fibroids?
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What Are Fibroids?

Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths made of smooth muscle cells and fibrous connective tissue that grow in or on the uterus. Many women get them, but the causes aren't clear.

UTIs in the News, and It's Not Good
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UTIs in the News, and It's Not Good

With urinary tract infections—or UTIs—becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics, it's important to know how to prevent them.

Many Young Women Are Skipping Their Annual Pelvic Exam
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Many Young Women Are Skipping Their Annual Pelvic Exam

Young women are far less likely now to get an annual pelvic exam than they were in decades past.

PVFD: Think of It as Vaginal Varicose Veins
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PVFD: Think of It as Vaginal Varicose Veins

Pelvic venous flow disorder—sometimes described as vaginal varicose veins—is underdiagnosed, and the best treatment available often isn't covered. More awareness could help.

Reminder to Regularly Exercise Your Pelvic Floor Muscles
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Reminder to Regularly Exercise Your Pelvic Floor Muscles

We women are all rushed and we all sometimes forget, but it's important to remember to exercise your pelvic floor muscles as often and consistently as possible. 


What Is the Best Way to Pee?
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What Is the Best Way to Pee?

Confronted with dirty public toilets or other awkward situations, women often squat—but that's not good for pelvic health. Find out about the best ways to pee.

What to Know About Vaginal Dryness
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What to Know About Vaginal Dryness

Vaginal dryness can happen at any age but is common during or after menopause as estrogen levels decline. Learn more about its symptoms and causes and what you can do to minimize it.


What You Need to Know About Constipation
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What You Need to Know About Constipation

If you're having a hard time going to the bathroom, you may be suffering from constipation. And you're not alone. Here are some tips to help you go more regularly.

Time to Talk About Urinary and Fecal Leakage
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Time to Talk About Urinary and Fecal Leakage

Women will talk about almost anything but often are embarrassed to talk about loss of bowel control. Talking about urinary and fecal leakage can help more women get early diagnosis for pelvic organ prolapse, or POP.

Opioids: An Evolving Health Crisis for Women
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Opioids: An Evolving Health Crisis for Women

Opioids such as heroin and fentanyl, continue to harm women and families. Women are at greater risk for OUD because of biologic differences, and women also have higher rates of chronic pain.

FDA Halts All Sales of Pelvic Mesh Products Tied to Injuries in Women
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FDA Halts All Sales of Pelvic Mesh Products Tied to Injuries in Women

The surgical mesh is typically used to repair pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and incontinence, but reported side effects have included permanent incontinence, severe discomfort and an inability to have sex.

What You Need to Know About Stress Urinary Incontinence
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What You Need to Know About Stress Urinary Incontinence

Stress urinary incontinence is common and yet often goes undiagnosed and untreated. If you leak urine when you laugh or cough or sneeze, talk to your health care professional.

Could You Have a Bruised Cervix?
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Could You Have a Bruised Cervix?

A bruised cervix occurs when your cervix becomes sensitive and tender as a result of vigorous sex. It is a rare condition and generally doesn't require treatment.


What You Don't Know About Endometriosis—But Should
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What You Don't Know About Endometriosis—But Should

Everything you need to know about endometriosis symptoms and more.

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

Endometriosis is a chronic and painful disease affecting an estimated 1 in 10 women.

Health Facts: Endometriosis
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Health Facts: Endometriosis

Details about endometriosis symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.