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  • Top 8 Causes of Vaginal Bleeding After Sex Created: Tuesday, September 23, 2003 Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014
    Vaginal bleeding after sex is a frightening end to what should be a pleasant experience. Learn about the most common causes of vaginal bleeding after sex or post-coital bleeding.
  • Top 9 Causes of Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Created: Monday, June 14, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
    A look at the most common causes of heavy menstrual bleeding. Learn what causes the conditions that lead to abnormal uterine bleeding, and discover your treatment options.
  • Getting Rid of Yeast Infections Created: Sunday, November 30, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
    Learn how to rid yourself of vaginal yeast infections, and find out how to avoid future yeast infections.
  • LEEP Procedure - What is LEEP? - Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure Created: Sunday, December 07, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
    A look at why the loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) is performed and what to expect before and after the LEEP.
  • Vaginal Itching Created: Thursday, November 27, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
    A look at causes for vaginal itching with suggestions for self-help and other treatments.
  • Causes of Pelvic Pain Created: Saturday, December 27, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
    Facts about possible causes of acute or chronic pelvic pain or lower abdominal pain in women.
  • Signs and Symptoms of Normal and Abnormal Periods Created: Wednesday, November 26, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
    Sometimes periods are not normal or what we've grown to expect. Find out what signs may indicate an abnormal period or menstrual cycle, and what is normal about menstruation.
  • Sebaceous Cysts Created: Tuesday, December 23, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
    Sebaceous cysts are pasty filled lumps or bumps that occur just below the skin. Women often experience vaginal sebaceous cysts, although these cysts can occur on the face, neck, and other parts of the body.
  • Vulvitis Created: Friday, December 12, 2003 Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014
    Vulvitis is an inflammation of the vulva. Discover the causes, symptoms, and treatments for vulvitis and learn how to prevent this vulvar symptom." itemprop="description" itemprop="description...
  • Let's Talk about Vaginal Discharge Created: Thursday, August 05, 2004 Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014
    A comprehensive look at normal and abnormal vaginal discharges. Learn what various types, consistencies, and odors mean when you have a vaginal discharge.
  • Why Is Sexual Intercourse Painful? Created: Wednesday, November 26, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
    A review of the physical causes of pain and discomfort during sexual intercourse. Covers causes of painful sexual intercourse including vaginal infections, vaginal dryness, sexually transmitted dis...
  • Treatments for Diverticular Disease diverticulosis diverticulitis Created: Friday, November 28, 2003 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
    Learn how to treat diverticular diseases such as diverticulitis and diverticulosis. Covers diet and medications." itemprop="description">> Tuesday, August 02, 2005 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
    A simple description of what vaginismus is and possible treatments.
  • Shoes and Your Aching Feet Created: Thursday, December 04, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    If your feet are a pain in your life -- take a look at the shoes that you are wearing. When was the last time you had your feet measured before you bought a new pair of shoes?"
  • Staying Cool and Hydrated on Hot Summer Days Created: Monday, February 07, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    Learn how to stay cool and hydrated to reduce your risk of heat related illness on hot summer days. Discover who's most at risk of heat related illness and how to prevent summer heat related illnes...
  • What Is Overactive Bladder? Created: Thursday, April 22, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
    A look at overactive bladder. Covers causes and symptoms of overactive bladder.
  • Why Do I Need A Colposcopy? Created: Friday, June 25, 2004 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    A colposcopy may be ordered due to abnormal Pap smear results. Learn more about the reasons your doctor may want you to have a colposcopy.
  • Going to the Gynecologist 101 Created: Monday, August 28, 2006 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    When to have your first gynecology exam and Pap test, as well as when to see your Ob/Gyn for subsequent pelvic exams. Covers abnormal Pap test results, colposcopy, and numerous other reproductive h...
  • What is ASCUS? Created: Friday, July 23, 2004 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    If you've received a report of ASCUS following your Pap smear, you probably have lots of questions. Here's an explanation of what ASCUS is.
  • What Are The Symptoms Of Gallstones? Created: Wednesday, November 26, 2003 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Gallstone symptoms are easy to recognize. Find out if your symptoms could indicate that you have gallstones." itemprop="description"> Friday, March 23, 2007 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Definition of menstruation sometimes called period, monthly cycle, or Aunt Flo.
  • Progestin Created: Wednesday, April 15, 2009 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    A look at what progestin is and why your doctor may prescribe progestin-containing drugs.
  • Must Have Medical Tests for Women - Health Screenings for Women - Women's Health Created: Sunday, September 24, 2006 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    A review of diagnostic and health screens that women should have periodically. Includes information about the Pap test, HIV testing, mammograms, bone density testing, and STD tests, as well as othe...
  • Do Iron Supplements for Anemia Cause Upset Stomach or Constipation? Created: Monday, May 09, 2011 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    It has estimated that up to a quarter of anemic people who take iron supplements experience digestive tract side effects with an upset stomach, constipation, or both being most common.
  • Does My Sex Partner Need Treatment If I Have Bacterial Vaginosis? Created: Thursday, February 16, 2006 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    The facts of the possible sexual transmission of bacterial vaginosis by infected women who have sex with either men or women sex partners.
  • Vaginal Speculum Created: Sunday, October 18, 2009 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    A device,usually made of metal,which your gynecologist utilizes to open your vaginal walls,allowing a visual inspection and first steps for a Pap smear test.
  • What Is Transient Incontinence? Created: Monday, April 26, 2010 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    A look at the type of urinary incontinence called transient incontinence. Covers causes of transient incontinence.
  • What Is the Urethra? Created: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Learn how the urethra works in the body. Find out how sex can lead to urinary tract infection via the urethra.
  • How to Get Maximum Effectiveness from the Male Condom Created: Sunday, December 14, 2003 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Tips for maximum effectiveness of the male condom. Includes what type of condom material is best, when to use the male condom, and how to properly store condoms." itemprop=pr="$zTP='t3'" --> itempr...
  • Women's Health Symptoms Guide Created: Sunday, November 23, 2003 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    What do your women's health symptoms mean? Find out what your symptoms mean in our women's health symptoms guide." itemprop="description">> Saturday, November 22, 2003 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Abnormal uterine bleeding is experienced by most women at sometime during their reproductive years. Find out what defines abnormal uterine bleeding, what causes period problems, and what steps are ...
  • Puberty Basics Created: Wednesday, September 13, 2006 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Puberty is the time when your body begins to change from a child’s body into an adult woman’s body. Find out how your body and mind change when you enter puberty."

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