Tag: vaginal health
Are anal and vaginal douching products like Summer’s Eve® safe to use?Updated 7 October 2022 under Ask Us.
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 »
Lately, when I masturbate I noticed I am not getting as “wet” as did before. When I finish, it’s dryer than usual. Is this normal? Should I go to the doctor?Updated 25 October 2021 under Ask Us.
Thanks for your question! The “wet” feeling you have when you masturbate is the vagina’s natural lubricant. The vagina gets wet when you are become aroused or “turned on.” Natural […]Read more »
I am a virgin, but sometimes when I’m doing jumping jacks, it sounds like my vagina is clapping. Why does this happen? Can I make it stop?Updated 21 May 2020 under Ask Us.
Thank you for your question. Our bodies can make a lot of different sounds, sometimes they’re funny and other times they’re downright embarrassing. Either way, it’s important to remember you’re […]Read more »
Is it normal for my inner and/or outer labia (lips of the vagina) to be itchy and peeling?Updated 3 February 2021 under Ask Us.
There are a lot of different reasons why someone might experience vaginal itchiness and peeling. That being said, a great place to start is by scheduling an appointment to see […]Read more »
My vagina is itchy, dry and it burns sometimes. I’m a virgin and masturbate so I’m wondering if I could have an STD?Updated 23 December 2019 under Ask Us.
Great question, thank you. It is unlikely that you have a sexually transmitted infection (STI) if you have not had sex. Sexually transmitted infections can only be shared by having […]Read more »
I have a lump on my vulva during my period. What is it?Updated 19 June 2019 under Ask Us.
Thank you for your question. Unfortunately, it’s difficult to know what your lump is or the cause without seeing it. Most of the time, there is no need for concern; […]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 »
I always clean down there, have good hygiene but my vagina is always very sensitive to everything and it’s had an odor. I have gone to the doctor about having yeast infection and using ointment but nothing is working. Is there anything else I should be doing?Updated 12 March 2019 under Ask Us.
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 »
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 »