Period pain can have a specific cause, but treatment varies depending on what’s going on with you – it’s not always as it seems.
A yeast allergy can manifest in the vagina and vulva causing itching and burning, and being totally missed by your doctor.
Hirsutism is excess hair growth in a male pattern, in women, typically due to excess androgens.
Free bleeding is a term used to describe a lack of impediment of menstrual blood – a pad, tampon or menstrual cup – out of the body and into your clothes (or cool period undies!).
Polish women can now get free emergency contraceptive prescriptions from Women on Waves after a short online consultation.
An abortion ship is providing free medical abortions to women in Mexico up until 23 April 2017. Call 755 980 0548 for help.
Your urine pH may need to be more neutral – not acidic, not alkaline – to protect against UTIs.
Ever wondered why you can’t figure out how to take your probiotics? We discuss and give you our definitive answer.
A 14-year-old wants to know if her hymen still exists and what sex will feel like. We explain.
Can a tongue cause vaginal bleeding?
What is your gynaecologist really looking for when they look at your cervix?
We take a closer look at latex allergy.
Warning for anyone having protected sex in Chile!
A young woman has what appears to be a post-antibiotics yeast infection. Here’s how to fix it.
Making your junk sparkle.
Stop letting your vulva be a mystery to you! Here’s how to investigate.
Easy, cheap, at-home treatments for minor vaginal yeast infections.
If you are confused about consent, we explain.
This is the complete guide to catching an STD on purpose.
Ever wondered just how important your underwear is to your vaginal condition? We explain.
A guide for parents on how to kindly and lovingly support a child going through the perfectly normal step of questioning their sexuality.
What does it mean to be cissexist? We have made a basic list.
The Gardasil vaccine is used in boys and girls up to age 26 to protect against various HPV strains.
Orgasm is a one-of-a-kind human feeling. Some say, the best.
Find out what can go wrong and how to circumvent it before it happens to you.
Learning how to figure out what you like can be hard, so you just have to practice!
Sex is more than just sticking a dick in it – sex is anything sexual. Here we list out the basics of sex.
Figuring out if someone wants to get it on with you shouldn’t be so hard. Here’s some clues as to how to get the answer you need.
Girls masturbate by using their fingers or an object to stimulate their own clitoris and vagina for sexual pleasure and release. It is done for much the same reasons as boys masturbate - to feel good, and get off (come, orgasm). The clitoris The clitoris is actually...
Sometimes the cause of our cuts and tears are not obvious, and require a bit of detective work with your health practitioners.
Learn how to heal your vaginal fissures.
How to treat a deep vaginal or vulvar tear.
How to treat a simple vaginal or vulvar tear.
The abortion drone lift-off to Northern Ireland is ready for flight.
Her vulva is randomly sore for no particular reason that she can identify. What’s wrong?
She has a bad diet and a bad vag. We discuss her options.
A guy wants to know what’s happening when his girlfriend’s vagina goes dry during foreplay.
She feels pain with two fingers or a carrot, but isn’t sure why. Is it her hymen, or something else?
She has suddenly become less juicy than she once was – what’s happening?
A woman is wondering if it’s possible to just not enjoy vaginal sex, but love oral and fingering. The answer is yes!
A lawsuit was settled in 2014 against the pharmaceutical companies that developed and market the NuvaRing, Merck, Organon and Schering-Plough. The plaintiffs accuse the companies of failing to disclose dangerous side-effects and say the active drug in the NuvaRing,...
It’s pretty hard to get an STD from kissing alone.
A guy is having trouble with premature ejaculation.
Passing on infections is easy, and yes, you can catch an STD from rubbing genitals. Lots of them, actually.
Her boyfriend stimulated her urethra through her clothes, and now she’s bleeding and it stings to pee.
A 15-year-old has hurt herself masturbating when she wasn’t wet enough.
Hi Aunt Vadge, Me and my boyfriend (first one) have been together about four months and we've started 'doing stuff'. I fully trust and love him and want to do stuff with him but I keep getting so scared it's going to hurt. He tried to finger me but I couldn't cope...
A 25-year-old has a pinching feeling when inserting tampons. What is it?
A young man is wondering how the vagina works – can the tip of a penis just slip in like a silent creeper without a girl knowing about it?
She just masturbated for the first time, and has noticed the insides of her vagina. What is it?
These treatments are designed for minor irritations, like a post-antibiotic yeast infection. If you have a vaginal infection, please remember that some more serious conditions and infections mimic yeast infections and BV, and if you aren't sure or your problem isn't...
Confused about what to expect from your pelvic exam? We detail the doctor’s instructions.
There are a series of tests that may be conducted – find out what your test actually means and why it’s being done.
Some STIs are more common in lesbians and bisexual women than heterosexual women. We discuss why.
Pap tests are done periodically to check your cervix for abnormal changes that could lead to cervical cancer.
What to look at when periods don’t arrive on time.
A 15-year-old has tiny white bumps on her labia, and ongoing discharge. What’s happening to her?
Fordyce bumps are the tiny white spots that appear when the skin of the labia, scrotum, penis and nipples is stretched.
A 15-year-old and her boyfriend discovered bleeding after fingering. Was it her hymen, or something else?
A 13-year-old has what she thinks is a Bartholin’s duct cyst – how can she get rid of it herself?
Can you get pregnant from a penis rubbing on a vagina? We discuss.
A 25-year-old is worried she has broken her labia masturbating.
Is it a chemical burn from antifungals? We discuss.
A 23-year-old has just been diagnosed with a double vagina, and wants information on the surgery to correct it.
Is this lump herpes, a sebaceous cyst, an ingrown hair, or a pimple? We discuss.
No, it’s not normal to bleed 3 days after being fingered, and pre-cum is fertile in many men.
A cut is deeper than it should be – what should she do?
A college student pulled on her labia when she was younger, and now it’s bigger… why?
An 18-year-old is worried that her vagina is stretched after being fingered. True or false?
Ever wondered what a penis or clitoris feels like? You have what you need to find out!
Allergic contact dermatitis can affect the vulva, and has a list of typical triggers.
A young lady wants to know what first-time sex feels like on your vagina.
A 15-year-old is having trouble with tampons falling out. See how she can fix it.
Why can’t a tampon just fall right out? We explain.
How to avoid grossing out the people you care about with your period.
Don’t know how to have sex? We explain.
Vulvovaginitis and vaginal discharge in girls, and what to do about it.
The oral contraceptive pill can be used as the morning-after pill – they are the same thing, just different doses.
The female condom IS an option!
Don’t understand the hymen? You are not alone. It isn’t what you think!
Does she have a short vagina or is she just doing it all wrong?
A girl is getting some pain and burning after her boyfriend fingers her. Why?
Toxic shock syndrome is a rare, deadly Staph infection that gets into the blood.
There are a few things you should keep away from your vagina. Like Coke bottles.
Tips and tricks for navigating periods: work smarter, not harder.
If you are new to tampons, follow this straightforward guide and get it right first time.
A young lady bleeds after being fingered by a boy she likes. Find out why.
Safe tips on how to get your lost tampon out.
Choosing the right lube for the job is important.
Having a whopping great bush or being smooth as a baby’s bottom: the choice is yours. Muffs ahoy!
Condoms aahhh yawwwn … Learn how to make condoms work for you, not the other way around.
Want to know what the inside of your vagina is made of?
Treating your UTI with reflexology isn’t the most pain-free process, but it works and it can be gone in half an hour.
Think you have something? Check this list and see if you could actually be experiencing a different kind of problem.