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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.

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.


Raising Awareness About Fibroids
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Raising Awareness About Fibroids

Uterine fibroids can cause serious medical issues for many women, and yet they often go undiagnosed and untreated. CARE About Fibroids, a nonprofit organization, aims to raise awareness and drive change.


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. 


Tips to Stop Urine Leaks
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Tips to Stop Urine Leaks

Urinary leaks are embarrassing and inconvenient at any age, but especially for young women participating in sports. These tips can help women strengthen their pelvic muscles and reduce leakage.

Overactive Bladder: What's the Cause and What Can You Do?
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Overactive Bladder: What's the Cause and What Can You Do?

If your bladder starts to misbehave, causing you to pee frequently, you may have overactive bladder. Find out how you will know for sure and what can you do about 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.

Separate the Sound of Running Water From the Urge to Urinate
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Separate the Sound of Running Water From the Urge to Urinate

It can be easy to allow the sound or feel of water to trigger the urge to urinate, but it's not a healthy habit and can even lead to urinary incontinence.

Why You Should Take Pelvic Pain Seriously
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Why You Should Take Pelvic Pain Seriously

If you suffer with pelvic pain, it's time to speak out and speak to your health care provider, because pelvic pain can be an early sign of ovarian cancer and other serious illnesses.


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.