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Gynecological Procedures Can Be a Real Pain

Why aren’t women who are undergoing painful GYN procedures routinely offered pain management?

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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.

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

You may be taking opioids unnecessarily. A conversation with your doctors on your pain management options can help.

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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

Cervical Cancer

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

The Wonderful World of Your Microbiome

The Wonderful World of Your Microbiome

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

Healing My Confidence and My Skin From Chronic Yeast Infection

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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What's Happening to My Vagina During Menopause?

A group of menopausal symptoms previously known as vulvovaginal atrophy and now known genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM or GUSM) can cause vaginal dryness and other problems.

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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.

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Summer May Mean More Yeast Infections

A side effect of hot summer days is more yeast infections because yeast thrives in warm, moist environments. Learn how you can avoid these uncomfortable infections.

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