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I recently trimmed my pubic hair and it’s now prickly and itchy…what should I do? It’s very uncomfortable. Thank you for your question – we’re so sorry to hear that you’re feeling uncomfortable. Let’s talk about pubic hair… Read More

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Breast Health: Buying a Bra If you’re ready to buy your first bra or if your breast size has changed, you may be wondering what… Read More

I am still on my period and it has been two weeks. Is that normal? No. Normal menstrual periods last 3 to 7 days. Longer than normal periods can occur because of stress, a hormone… Read More

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