Great question! Let’s talk about the difference between vaginal and anal douching and their safety. One of the many amazing things about your vagina is that it’s self-cleaning. If you’ve […]Read more »
Thank you for your question! Douching, which is cleaning the inside of the vagina with soap and water, vinegar or pre-packaged solutions isn’t necessary and actually can be harmful. In fact, […]Read more »
Thanks for your question! The answer is Yes! When showering or bathing, wash your vulva with warm water and mild or unscented soap. Separate your labia and let the warm […]Read more »
I’ve had a weird sensation while I urinate for about a week now. I am worried. What could the problem be?Updated 28 March 2019 under Ask Us.
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 »
Why is the area around my vagina and in between my butt cheek so dark? Is there a cure for this? Also, that area around my vagina that is darkened is very itchy. Please help.Updated 23 January 2019 under Ask Us.
It is natural for the skin around your vagina and anus to be a bit darker than the rest of your skin; however, it shouldn’t be itchy. Sometimes changes or […]Read more »
Two nights ago, the area around my pubic hair really started to itch. Sometimes it is itchy on the outer labia, but mostly around the top of my pubic area. I am not sexually active, I don’t have a vaginal discharge, and I haven’t shaved my pubic hair either. But the itching is driving me mad. Please help?Updated 2 October 2018 under Ask Us.
The medical term for persistent itching of the vulva is “Pruritis Vulvae”. (The vulva is everything that is on the outside of a woman’s body from her pubic hair to […]Read more »
Is it normal to have a slight vaginal itch? Even if I don’t have abnormal discharge, and it doesn’t smell?Updated 31 July 2018 under Ask Us.
A “slight” vaginal itch without a change in your normal vaginal fluid/discharge is usually caused from a reaction to something your vagina has come in contact with (contact dermatitis), for […]Read more »
Both my cheeks are full of pimples and it feels very weird to go outside like that. I use a face wash twice a day and I drink a lot of water and green tea but my skin isn’t clearing. What should I do to clear my face?Updated 22 June 2018 under Ask Us.
It can be discouraging if you are trying to clear up your acne and not having good results. You might want to try an over-the-counter acne medicine that contains benzoyl […]Read more »
I am feeling itchiness in the anus canal and between the vagina and anus. What is the reason for this and what should I do?Updated 13 March 2018 under Ask Us.
Itching inside anus is often caused from irritation from diarrhea (loose stools) or constipation (trouble having bowel movements); however, there can be other reasons for your symptoms. Itchiness between the anus and vagina can also be caused by: […]Read more »
I have used treatment for small pimples on my face but they haven’t gone away yet. What kind of creams and soaps should I use so they will disappear?Updated 6 October 2017 under Ask Us.
It is common to have breakouts during the teen years. There are many over-the-counter medicines (no prescription needed) that fight acne. Products come in soaps, cleansing pads, creams, gels, or lotions. […]Read more »