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Can Tampons Cause a UTI?

The choice of which menstrual product to use when you’re on your period is a very personal one. You might prefer pads or tampons, or perhaps you even like to use a menstrual cup or period panties. Whichever you prefer, being informed about each option helps you to make the right choice for your body… Continue reading Can Tampons Cause a UTI?

Jessica Guht Jul. 28, 2022

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Bruised Cervix: What Does It Feel Like and How to Treat It?

The cervix is the lower, narrower end of the uterus that forms the canal between the vagina and uterus. While the cervix is located inside the body, it can become bruised, specifically with deep penetrative sex that is too vigorous. Having a bruised cervix can be painful, often causing cramping and an aching sensation deep… Continue reading Bruised Cervix: What Does It Feel Like and How to Treat It?

Jessica Guht Jul. 27, 2022

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Stabbing Pain When Pooping During Period?

Have you ever experienced a pain or sensation and thought “do other people get this” but you are too embarrassed to ask? You are not alone. There are many medical subjects that some people like to keep private such as menstrual periods, bowel movements, sex, and more.  There is nothing wrong with being modest and… Continue reading Stabbing Pain When Pooping During Period?

Victoria Fanslau Jul. 22, 2022

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Can a UTI Cause Bleeding Like a Period?

If you have ever felt the discomfort of a UTI you will know that they are no joke. Indeed they can not only be both painful but come with a whole wealth of unwelcome symptoms. One of which is spotting or blood in the urine. A topic that you can read all about in the… Continue reading Can a UTI Cause Bleeding Like a Period?

Jessica Guht Jul. 11, 2022

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Does a UTI Cause Itching?

An itchy vulva is definitely not pleasant to deal with. It’s irritating, distracting, and you can’t exactly scratch it whenever you want to make the itching go away. If you’re experiencing itching, you’re probably wondering about the cause.  There are numerous things that could cause itching around your vagina, urethra, or labia, from wearing the… Continue reading Does a UTI Cause Itching?

Jessica Guht Jul. 09, 2022

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Flu-like Symptoms Before Labor? Should You Be Worried?

Being pregnant can be an exciting time in life but it can also be scary and overwhelming. This is especially true when it is your first pregnancy. Your body is going through changes that it has never experienced before.  You probably have so many questions and feel overwhelmed by all there is to learn about… Continue reading Flu-like Symptoms Before Labor? Should You Be Worried?

Victoria Fanslau Jun. 25, 2022

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Cytolytic Vaginosis – Everything You Need To Know!

Cytolytic vaginosis is a vaginal infection caused by inflammation of the vagina, which causes a chemical reaction compared to the maturing of milk. The common symptoms include abnormal discharge, burning or discomfort while urinating or during intercourse, and pain while having sex. While there is no cure for cytolytic vaginosis, you can use self-help methods… Continue reading Cytolytic Vaginosis – Everything You Need To Know!

Jessica Guht Jun. 20, 2022

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Can a UTI Affect Your Period?

Urinary tract infections can be painful and frustrating. Some women question if a UTI can affect their menstrual cycle in any way. To answer this let’s first review female anatomy.  There are three openings in the female genitalia: the urethra, vagina, and anus. Each of these openings is connected to a different body system. The… Continue reading Can a UTI Affect Your Period?

Victoria Fanslau Jun. 16, 2022

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How Does Stress Affect Your Period?

Having a period, in general, can already be a stressful thing to experience itself. But you may wonder if being stressed out can impact your period. When you’re going through a stressful time, your body produces a hormone called cortisol. An excess of this hormone can cause your period to be irregular. Feeling stressed, especially… Continue reading How Does Stress Affect Your Period?

Emily Maeve Milord Apr. 10, 2022

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How to Treat Rash Under Breast?

Because the skin under the breasts is often warm and moist, similar to other skin folds in the body, it is often a place where rashes can develop. The cause of the rash drastically varies the preferred treatment, but in most cases applying fragrance-free moisturizers, cortisone creams, or antibiotic creams or taking antihistamines can help… Continue reading How to Treat Rash Under Breast?

Jessica Guht Mar. 07, 2022