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

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

The Reality behind Testosterone Therapy
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The Reality behind Testosterone Therapy

Diffuse the myths and learn the facts.

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."

Sex After 50: More Than Ever?
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Sex After 50: More Than Ever?

Even couples who have been married 65 years or more still have sex with some frequency.

New Survey: Most Women Are NOT Satisfied With Their Sex Lives
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New Survey: Most Women Are NOT Satisfied With Their Sex Lives

More than 60% of women say they're not satisfied with their sex lives in a recent HealthyWomen and Lippe-Taylor survey on women's sexual health.

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

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

What’s the Key to Female Orgasm During Sex?
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What’s the Key to Female Orgasm During Sex?

Each woman's ability to orgasm during sex depends almost wholly on physical development that occurred while she was still in the womb, according to the review authors.

HPV After 50? It's No Joke
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HPV After 50? It's No Joke

You can develop HPV after age 50 when a virus that was dormant for years "reactivates" decades later.

Can a Man Make Love Like a Woman?
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Can a Man Make Love Like a Woman?

Author Stephen Snyder, MD, shares a male perspective on sexuality and seeking tools to help men and women enjoy lovemaking.

When Sex Hurts
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When Sex Hurts

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

How We Get Turned On
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How We Get Turned On

The female sexual response cycle—how women experience sex—is complicated, unpredictable and different from men's sexual response. Find out more about sexual satisfaction.

What You Can Do About Painful Sex
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What You Can Do About Painful Sex

After menopause, many women experience painful sex, sometimes due to vaginal dryness and even vaginal atrophy. Here are ways you can make intercourse comfortable again.

What's Your Sexual Self-Esteem?
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What's Your Sexual Self-Esteem?

When you look into your partner's eyes, what do you see? Hopefully the answer is love, respect and support. Next, answer this question: Do you feel that you deserve those feelings?

No, You're Never Too Old for Sex
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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
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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.

Is Anxiety Ruining Your Sex Life?
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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.


De-Bunking Myths About Birth Control
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De-Bunking Myths About Birth Control

It can be tough to know what’s true and what’s not. How to know the difference between fact or hype? Read on for some birth control myth busters.

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

One of our experts answers questions about sexuality at midlife.

Sexy Starts From the Inside
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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.

Products to Ease Painful Sex
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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.

Questions to Ask a Healthcare Professional If You Want to Start Oral Contraception
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Questions to Ask a Healthcare Professional If You Want to Start Oral Contraception

Here are some questions to help guide your birth control conversation with your HCP.

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

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

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

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

Global Guidance for Testosterone for HSDD
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Global Guidance for Testosterone for HSDD

A global position statement, endorsed by many international organizations, supports the use of testosterone for treatment of hypoactive sexual desire disorder, or HSDD.

New Study: Many Reasons Sex Declines After Menopause
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New Study: Many Reasons Sex Declines After Menopause

Lack of desire and vaginal dryness are often given as the reason sex declines for women after menopause. But a new study finds many more reasons.

Questions to Ask a Healthcare Professional If You Want to Start Oral Contraception
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Questions to Ask a Healthcare Professional If You Want to Start Oral Contraception

Here are some questions to help guide your birth control conversation with your HCP.