Delaying your period is sometimes possible if you are taking a birth control pill that has the same amount of hormone in all of the pills during the first 3 … read more
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Thanks for your question. It sounds like birth control pills may not be a good contraceptive choice for you at this time, unless you can find ways to remind yourself … read more
Trimming unwanted hair with a proper tool such as good quality mini scissors (that are not dull) is perfectly safe as long as you’re careful not to cut your skin.
Thanks for your question. Possible reasons for your symptom may include a urinary tract infection, vaginal infection or irritation of the vulva that feels uncomfortable when you pee. You should make … read more
Not at all. In fact, there are many positive benefits to masturbating including it’s a great way to relieve stress. Medical experts agree that masturbation is safe, helps a person feel comfortable … read more
It sounds like you are one of the many women who experience irritation of the vulva and/or buttocks from menstrual pads. Since pads are made up of many layers of … read more
Thanks for your question and good job for seeing your doctor! It’s always a good idea to see your health care provider when something isn’t right about your body. Most … read more
It’s great that you like to work out! If your body is shaking after your workout, it may mean you are experiencing muscle fatigue (aka your muscles are tired). During … read more
It can be normal to be hungrier on some days than others based on a number of factors such as hormones, age, gender, sleep, stress, and physical activity level. However, … read more
Thanks for your question! Even though we know that having a period is natural, just about every young woman worries about getting her period while on vacation. Unfortunately, the timing would … read more