It's not necessarily an STI.
Whether you've been having sex with the same partner for years or it's a one-night-stand, there are few things in the world that set off PANIC alarm bells as loudly as itching in your vagina after
Your vagina does not need a 10-step routine.
Vaginas are not gross. They're nice! Exactly as they are. This is worth saying and repeating (and repeating, and repeating) because if you look around at the myriad wipes, sprays, soaps, and perfumes that exist for tending to your vagina
Put an end to all the lame rumors.
From the hallways in grade school to just the random junk information people (men) spew into the world, there's a lot of myths floating around out there about vaginas. Which is a huge bummer, because so many people have them
And other answers to questions you've always wanted to ask.
Yes, you could do some sort of body-bending maneuver with a ruler and measure your vagina, or you could step away from the measuring tools and allow someone who's done the research to fill you in. Generally speaking, the
Is it an STI? A rash? Just a bad ingrown hair? Now you'll know.
Do yourself a favor and grab a handheld mirror and take a good, long look at your undercarriage (especially if you never have). It's good practice to be acquainted with all your body parts, and knowing what things generally look
Including a fun fact about where exactly you shouldn't put your yogurt.
If you've got a vagina, you're at risk of a yeast infection. But that sounds a lot more dramatic than it really is. Yeast infections are extremely common, so common that you can buy medication for them over the counter.
You probably have some of the cures in your pantry already.
Studies show that at least one in five women suffers from vaginal dryness, a condition that is exactly what it sounds like. It can be caused by a myriad of things-stress, lack of foreplay, or an antihistamine you're taking,
Forget all the garbage tips and just use this advice.
Vaginas are not gross. This needs saying, because the myriad wipes, sprays, soaps, and perfumes that exist for tending to your vagina with the intensity of a champion dog groomer proves that this is still not commonly understood.But, just like the
Not normal, but very common.
The obvious answer here is that no, burning in or around your vagina is not normal-meaning that it's not something a healthy person should experience. But, according to Dr. Alyssa Dweck, a gynecologist in New York and author of
It's time to call BS on this vicious and harmful rumor.
It's no surprise many women feel insecure or unsure about their vagina's "tightness." It's something we become aware of at a worryingly young age, usually when we overhear boys talking/bragging/lying about their "conquests."The
Whatever your status, you have to take care of your vagina, your ovaries, and all the connected parts!
We're sure you're careful about what you eat, what you put on your skin, and what you wear. But are you taking care of your sexual health too? It doesn't matter if you're single, married, in a long-
'Cause UTIs are no fun.
One of the most common rules of sex is that you should always pee afterwards. Why? Because it prevents you from getting a urinary tract infection (UTI). It stops the bacteria that got to your vaginal area from going into your urethra.
Does it smell fishy down there?
The chances are you're clued up about the likes of thrush and cystitis, but here's a fun fact for you: At some point in their lives, most women will have encountered some kind of vaginal discomfort (be it itching or
Lubrication doesn't come out of nowhere.
I know we've always been told to drink at least two liters of water a day to keep our bodies healthy and our skin clear, but I did NOT know there was a sex-related reason we should all be downing
Here are your options.
While we commend those who can bare it all without a care in the world, the sad truth is that most women are riddled with insecurity-we've got society's unrealistic standards to thank for that. Confidence doesn't come easy
Vaginismus is rare, but it needs to be addressed.
If you've ever tried having sex only to have it ruined by a searing pain in your vagina, then you might be suffering from a condition called vaginismus or vaginism. It's when your muscles in that area involuntarily contract whenever
It's completely normal.
When it comes to acne, no one is spared. Even people with the tightest faces and smallest pores sprout zits at the most inconvenient times. Whether it's during puberty or adulthood, acne is a part of life, and if you get &#
Three letters. P-E-E.
1. Pee.Peeing after sex prevents you from getting a urinary tract infection (UTI) for the first or the nth time. Although some research has surfaced stating that you don't have to take a leak at once (or at all) post-
It's about more than looks.
There's not a lot of research out there about the safety of cosmetic vaginal procedures, and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists goes so far as to warn that they're never advisable. This doesn't deter the thousands of
Does the vagina shrink or become tighter?
So you haven't had sex in about three years-pretty much since you and your then boyfriend broke up. And you're not the type to sleep with people you don't emotionally connect with. How will your first-time-in-
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