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Teenage Girl Suffering From Depression Visiting CounsellorVaginismus

Vaginismus is a feeling of pain around the vaginal opening. This occurs because the muscles at the opening to the vagina tighten when something is going to be placed inside … read more

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Teenage Girl Suffering From Depression Visiting CounsellorVulvodynia

What is vulvodynia? Vulvodynia is pain or discomfort when the area around the vaginal opening (vestibule) is touched, particularly when pressure is applied such as after trying to insert a … read more

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woman hand holding contraceptive pillsI’m on the pill and I usually take it continuously so I don’t get a period. But this month I was going to take the placebo pills to have a period. What I’m wondering is: When do I start the hormone pills again? Right after my period ends even if there are placebo pills left? And how long after starting a new pack after my period can I have sex safely without a condom?

Congratulation for using birth control! As you know, using birth control pills “continuously” means that instead of taking the placebo pills (the different colored pills that are usually at the … read more

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