A yeast infection in an overgrowth of fungus in the vagina characterized by vaginal itching, burning and discharge. READ MORE

Fast Facts: What You Need to Know About Vaginal Prolapse

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

Your Body

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

Conditions & Treatments

The Wonderful World of Your Microbiome

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

Your Health

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.

Real Women, Real Stories

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.

Your Health

Secrets Your Vagina Wants to Tell You

It may not be something that you regularly talk about, but it’s important to know what’s going on down there.

Your Health

What Is Causing Pain During Sex?

Dryness, irritation and a tearing feeling during sex are common symptoms of vulvodynia. It may be difficult to diagnose, but it can be treated.

Menopause & Aging Well

Does Your Vagina Burn During Sex?

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

Sexual Health

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.

Menopause & Aging Well

Yeast Infection Treatment Tied to Miscarriage Risk

A well-known antifungal drug used for vaginal yeast infections may be linked to a slightly increased risk of miscarriage.

Pregnancy & Postpartum