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What Is Excessive Discharge? Causes and Prevention

Vaginal discharge is a fluid that keeps the vagina clean and moist. Excess discharge can be caused by hormones, arousal, and ovulation. Vaginal discharge is a natural part of a woman’s life. This fluid is produced by glands near the vagina and...

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What’s the Best Birth Control for Teens?

There are many birth control options for teens including implants, IUDs, and barrier methods. Learn about benefits, risks, and side effects. There are many birth control options available to teenagers for pregnancy prevention, avoiding sexually...

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What Are Female Genital Sores?

Female genital sores can be caused by a sexually transmitted infection. They may not be curable but are very treatable. Female genital sores are bumps around the vagina, vulva, and anus that might be itchy. These sores can be caused by numerous...

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Can You Get a Yeast Infection After Having Sex?

Men and women can contract a yeast infection after having sex. Learn more about how it happens and what treatments are available. A yeast infection is a fungal infection that can occur in many different parts of the body, but it can be more alarming...

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What to Know About Chlamydia in the Throat

Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted disease (STD). It can affect several parts of the body, including the throat, known as oral chlamydia. Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI), especially among people ages 15 to...