I am a virgin but I always have a smell and discharge in my vagina. What should I do?

Updated 15 March 2017 under Ask Us.

Most girls will have a vaginal discharge after puberty which can be thick and sticky, especially during the middle of their menstrual cycle or during ovulation. During ovulation, vaginal discharge […]

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What is considered normal vaginal discharge and what do the different colors mean?

Updated 5 December 2016 under Ask Us.

During and after puberty most young women notice a clear or whitish discharge on their underwear.  This discharge can also look yellow when it dries. The discharge is actually a […]

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I sleep without underwear. Is that good or bad?

Updated 28 November 2016 under Ask Us.

Sleeping with or without underwear is neither good nor bad, it’s a personal preference. Some people think that it is best to skip underwear at bedtime to “allow the vaginal […]

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My vagina is really sore and uncomfortable, it hurts if I touch it and it is very itchy, and I have a discharge that smells a bit fishy, is it something to worry about??

Updated 29 June 2016 under Ask Us.

Anytime your vagina is irritated and/or you have a discharge and itchiness, it could mean that you have a vaginal infection. It is possible to have an allergic reaction to […]

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What is proper hygiene for the vagina and how do I know if I’m healthy down there?

Updated 27 January 2016 under Ask Us.

Proper hygiene of the vagina is really very simple because the vagina cleanses itself naturally. The natural flora of bacteria and normal cells in the vagina keep the environment at a […]

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Updated 23 August 2022 under Health Guides.

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 […]

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My vagina looks weird. The left side has extra skin and when you hold it it’s really longer than the right side. Please help.

Updated 31 August 2015 under Ask Us.

The skin on either side of your vagina is called your labia. Sometimes one or both labia can be longer and/or wider.  Depending upon the size of the labia, this […]

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I have never had sex but I have multiple bubble like bumps on my inner labia. What do you think it is?

Updated 27 August 2015 under Ask Us.

There can be a few different reasons why you might have “bubbles” or bumps on your inner labia. The multiple tiny bumps may be a condition called papillomatosis which is […]

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What causes it to smell “down there” (my vagina)?

Updated 17 April 2015 under Ask Us.

Every female has a natural vaginal scent that can change throughout her menstrual cycle. A strong odor however, can be a sign of an infection, particularly if she is sexually […]

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My vulva/labia became swollen after I used shaving cream on it. What should I do?

Updated 3 December 2014 under Ask Us.

If your vulva/labia became swollen after applying shaving cream, it is likely that you may be sensitive to the cream but it could also be caused from shaving. Swelling of […]

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