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Is Sex Painful? It Could Be One of These Common Conditions

Sex should be pleasurable, but sometimes it’s painful. If you’re having pain during sex, you may wonder what’s wrong, and what you can do. Learn about common conditions that can lead to pain during sex, and what treatments are available.

Nov 1st, 2019
My Pap Smear Results Were Abnormal — Now What?

Nothing is scarier than learning that your Pap smear screening wasn't normal. Catch your breath and realize, however, that abnormal results aren't always cause for concern. Learn more about what your abnormal Pap test means — and what comes next.

Oct 1st, 2019
What an HPV Diagnosis Means for Your Reproductive Health

The human papilloma virus (HPV) is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases. If you’ve been diagnosed with HPV, it’s important to know what this means for your reproductive health and how it can be treated.

Sep 1st, 2019
How Menopause Affects Your Mental Health

You just barked at your employees and snapped at the grocery clerk. You’re always in a bad mood and you don’t feel like your usual, optimistic self. But before you wonder if you’re losing your mind, relax: It could just be menopause.

Aug 6th, 2019
When Should Adolescents Start Visiting A Gynecologist?

When is the right time for an adolescent to make her first visit to a gynecologist? As soon as your periods start? When you become sexually active? We’ve got the answer, along with what to expect from your introduction to gynecological care.

Jun 21st, 2019
Top Reasons Why You Should Consider STD Testing

You’re confident you don’t have a sexually transmitted disease. After all, you don’t have any symptoms, and you consistently use protection. Maybe you’re older and STDs haven’t been an issue before. So why should you make sure to get tested for STDs?

Apr 12th, 2019
What Are the Symptoms of a Hormone Imbalance?

As you age, the symptoms you experience on a day-to-day basis seem to increase, but how many of them could be caused by a treatable hormone imbalance? We look at the effects unbalanced hormones could be having on you and what you can do about it.

Mar 1st, 2019
3 Things You May Not Know About Having A Hysterectomy

If your doctor has recommended a hysterectomy, you may have lots of questions about the surgery and aftermath. But there’s more to this surgery than meets the eye. Get the scoop and discover some things you may not have known about hysterectomies.

Feb 1st, 2019
How Robotic Surgery Has Changed Gynecology

The thought of having gynecological surgery can be a scary one. But thanks to robotics, you can have great results with less pain, less downtime, and fewer risks than past methods. Read on to find out how robotic surgery is changing everything.

Jan 3rd, 2019
Bleeding During Pregnancy: What's Normal?

Even though bleeding during pregnancy can be normal, there are signs you should look for to know if there’s a problem. Read on to learn what some of the causes are and when to know if it’s serious.

Dec 7th, 2018
When Hormone Replacement Therapy Is the Answer

If you’re experiencing uncomfortable symptoms of menopause, it can be difficult to sift through all the treatments and separate fact from fiction. We break down the basics of hormone replacement therapy to help you decide if it’s right for you.

Nov 15th, 2018
What Every Woman Should Know About HPV

HPV comes in many forms, most of which are not life-threatening, but it’s still important to take precautions and get tested regularly. Here’s what every woman needs to know about HPV and how to protect yourself.

Sep 26th, 2018
What Constitutes a High-Risk Pregnancy?

Being pregnant is challenging enough. But what if your pregnancy is considered high risk? Read on to learn a few reasons why your doctor may classify your pregnancy as high risk.

Jul 10th, 2019
What Every Woman Should Know About Breast Cancer

Each year in October, you hear a lot about breast cancer, but there is always something new to learn about this common disease. In recognition of pink ribbon month, here are some lesser-known facts about breast cancer.

Oct 26th, 2018
Managing Hot Flashes in Summer

Man, it’s hot out there! The last thing you need is to experience a hot flash during the summer heat. Learn six easy ways to manage your hot flashes and cool down quickly this summer.

Jul 25th, 2018
Your Summer Pregnancy Survival Guide

Every pregnancy has its ups and downs during any season, but summer can be particularly difficult. Here are some essential tips for negotiating the summer season with ease while you’re pregnant.

Jun 22nd, 2018
What Defines an Abnormal Period?

Do you get your period every month? Does it last longer than eight days? Do you get it every few weeks or every few months? Find out if your period is considered an abnormal period and if you should be concerned.

May 24th, 2018
Which Contraception is Right for Me

There are many effective methods for preventing pregnancy until you’re ready to start a family, and there isn’t one method that’s right for everyone. Here’s a list of birth control options, so you can consider what might be the best fit for you.

Apr 4th, 2018