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Fast Facts: What You Need to Know About Vaginismus

If your vagina won't let anything in, you're not broken. You may have vaginismus. Read what you can do to help.

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Why You Need to Advocate for Yourself and Create a Pain Management Treatment Plan Before Surgery

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Fast Facts: Alternatives to Opioids for Pain Management After Common Surgeries for Women

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Fast Facts: What You Need to Know About Vaginal Prolapse

This condition can be embarrassing and intrusive, but it can be treated

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Cervical Cancer

Unlike breast cancer, cervical cancer may not be a female disease you hear about every day. However, both cervical cancer and the virus that causes most cases of cervical cancer—HPV—are prevalent and worth every woman's attention. READ MORE

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The Wonderful World of Your Microbiome

What you need to know about keeping your gut and vaginal microbiomes in balance.

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Healing My Confidence and My Skin From Chronic Yeast Infection

I thought there was something wrong with my plus-sized female body, until I learned I wasn't alone in my struggle with chronic yeast.

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Sex and Your Hysterectomy: A Primer

A hysterectomy affects your sex life, along with other parts of your life, so it's important to understand all the options before having a hysterectomy.

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We've all heard myths about feminine health and reproduction issues. An OB/GYN debunks some of these myths and shares some facts.

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