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tamponsSo I’m 14 years old and have never used tampons! I looked at the video on the site and tried it. However, when I insert the plastic (even before I put the tampon in) it starts stinging really bad!! I’ve tried washing my hands, making sure I’m holding the tampon correctly, and a ton of other stuff. I’m going to the pool in 2 days. Help!!!

It sounds like you are doing everything right yet it’s not typical to feel a “sting” when you insert a tampon. The “sting” is most likely from irritation of the … read more

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painful crampsI took the Quiz on your page to find out if I have endometriosis and it came back that I have “one or more of the symptoms that can be caused by problems such as endometriosis, irritable bowel syndrome, or lactose intolerance, or a sexually transmitted infection (STI).” I have no idea what to do because I’m on vacation right now. Can you help?

The first thing you should do is tell a parent or guardian that you have been having painful periods/and or pain. Mention that you took a quiz about pelvic pain and … read more

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contraceptive spongeEsponja Contraceptiva

A esponja contraceptiva é uma esponja de espuma pequena, em formato de donut, que contém um espermicida chamado Nonoxynol-9. A esponja contraceptiva é um método de barreira vaginal que previne … read more

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O diafragma é uma estrutura sem látex, macia e arredondada com aro flexível feito de silicone. Ele forma uma barreira que impede o esperma de atingir o colo do útero, … read more

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cervical capCapuz Cervical

O Capuz cervical é macio e em forma de abóboda, feito de silicone com uma borda firme e arredondada. A borda se encaixa firmemente na base da cérvice. O capuz … read more

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unzipped jeansMasturbation

As you approach and enter puberty (a time in which your body and mind will sexually mature), you may notice that you will begin to have sexual desires, new feelings, … read more

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