Articles Tagged: vaginal health

female gender symbolLabia

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, but it’s more common before puberty and after menopause. … read more

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