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Medications That Cause Vaginal Dryness

Female dryness can be caused by a number of things, including medications. Here's what to know about six medications that can cause vaginal dryness. If you're experiencing vaginal dryness, check your medicine cabinet. While female dryness can be...

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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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9 Natural Remedies to Restore pH Balance

Your vaginal pH balance is crucial to your vaginal health. Here are a few home remedies to try if you have symptoms of unbalanced pH levels. A vagina’s pH level helps keep it slightly acidic and healthy. The normal flora or healthy bacteria in the...

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A Diagram of the Female Body

Female anatomy refers to a woman’s internal and external reproductive organs. Reference this chart to learn about its function and location. Female anatomy refers to the internal and external structures of the reproductive and urinary systems....

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Tindamax (Tinidazole) - Oral

Tinidazole is an oral antibiotic drug used to treat bacterial vaginosis and certain parasitic infections. Additional Content Provided and Reviewed by IBM Micromedex What Is Tindamax? Tindamax (tinidazole) is an antibiotic drug prescribed to treat...

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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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How Long Does a Yeast Infection Last?

How long a yeast infection lasts depends on the infection's severity and your treatment. Here are your treatment options and how quickly they work. A yeast infection is a frequent cause of skin and mucous membrane irritation. Some of the most...

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What Are the Symptoms of Candida Infection?

Symptoms of a candida infection depend on where it is in your body and can include a sore mouth, rashes, pain when urinating, or digestive discomfort. Candida is a type of fungus that everyone has on their skin and in their body. Usually, bacteria...

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Can a Man Give a Woman a Yeast Infection?

Yeast can be passed through sex, but it doesn’t always cause an infection. So a man can give a woman a yeast infection, but that’s not always the cause. Many organisms live on our skin and in our bodies. These bacteria and fungi play a vital...

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Using Botox to Treat Vaginismus

Vaginismus, painful contractions that prevent vaginal penetration, can be a frustrating diagnosis. Botox injections may be one way to help. Vaginismus is a condition where a person's vagina painfully contracts in a way that prevents penetration....

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