Articles Tagged: vaginal health

Your First Pelvic Exam

You may be worried about your first pelvic exam. It’s very normal to be uneasy about something when you don’t know what to expect. It’s also normal to feel embarrassed. … read more

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What are labia? Girls are born with two sets of labia. These are located on the vulva, which is the name for the outer part of a woman’s genitals. “Labia” means “lips” … read more

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female gender symbolChlamydia

Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the US. It’s caused by bacteria that can infect the vagina, cervix, fallopian tubes, anus, urethra, throat, or eye. … read more

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clue-cellBacterial Vaginosis

Women at any age can have Bacterial vaginosis or “BV” – rarely in teens and women who have never been sexually active. However, it is much more common among girls … read more

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female gender symbolLichen Sclerosus

Lichen sclerosus is a rare skin condition that usually affects the vulva and anal areas in young girls, adolescents, and adults. It’s unknown what causes the condition, but it’s more … read more

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