Getting help with sticky problems
Good help can be hard to find online, because a lot of resources are quite formal and medical, while others are just opinions. Here you can find all the medical information plus the educated views of professionals who work with natural medicine.
Aunt Vadge is here to answer any of your questions, and to support you on your quest for information and solutions.
We go through the ways you can turn an old Nokia phone into a vibrator.
How to understand the difference between PCO and PCOS.
An overview of how your vulva and vagina changes throughout your life, from being a newborn to old age.
A quick chat about getting wasted and how this affects your microbial colonies.
We look over some ways to improve your good bacterial colonies using diet.
We review some key elements to keep your vagina safe from infections.
DEADLINE PASSED – Never had an orgasm or find it difficult? Female Study Participants Wanted ASAP! (It’s free!) Deadline 21 Feb 2018
A psychologist is trialling a course for women to learn how to orgasm – free for a limited time!
An overview of treating vulvar and vaginal tears caused by sex, fingering, masturbating or misadventure.
We examine the antimicrobial properties of colloidal silver and discuss the possible efficacy of colloidal silver in vulvovaginal infections.
Smegma can build up between the labia and around the clitoris – we explain how to remove it and prevent it.
Instructions on making vaginal or rectal suppositories and pessaries.
If your BV is stubborn for some underlying reason, we have a couple of tips to give you some symptom relief during your non-treatment times.
How to be more the boss of who has your first born.
Understanding the ins and outs of home pregnancy tests.
News update on abortion law and social changes ahead for 2018.
How an egg and sperm turns into a baby.
You can feel where you’re at in your cycle by feeling your cervix – high, soft and wet? Maybe you’re ovulating.
Learn how to touch your own cervix, and use it to figure out what’s happening in your menstrual cycle.
Learn about breakthrough bleeding while you’re on the pill – why it happens and what you can do about it.
We explain why you are told to take a 7-day break from the contraceptive pill, ring or patch, and what withdrawal and breakthrough bleeding are.
We discuss the idea of BV-bacteria being transmissible by mouth. It’s not impossible, but it’s not our first port of call.
Secondary dysmenorrhoea is period pain caused by an underlying health condition, and is treated differently to regular period pain.
Learn about Betadine vaginal applications.
An overview of the use of povidone-iodine (Betadine) vaginally.
Understanding the role of insulin in PCOS and how to manage it.
Find out what to ask for when you go to the doctor to get tested for BV.
We give examples of what 600mg of boric acid looks like if you don’t have it in capsules already.
How to dilute hydrogen peroxide to a 6 per cent mix using a 35 per cent dilution.
Research project needs anyone involved in lichen sclerosus – patients, carers, doctors.
We discuss the idea of female virgins being better to have sex with.
Wondering if you are pregnant or not? Here’s our list of how you do and don’t get pregnant.
How to deal with an antibiotic-driven yeast infection.
If you are skinny, smoke, eat too much fibre or over-exercise, you could be at risk of your periods stopping due to relative oestrogen deficiency.
There are some key elements to what you put in your mouth and how it affects your oestrogen levels.
Period pain can range from mild to excruciating. No matter the type of pain, we have treatments to try.
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.
Guys, you are spreading the bacteria that cause fishy-smelling vaginas around with bareback sex! Here’s the proof, and what to do about it.
A 14-year-old guy is preparing for sex with his girlfriend for the first time, but is worried that he will hurt her.
Cervical hypoplasia is an anatomical abnormality that results in a malformed cervix.
Uterine hypoplasia is the undeformed or absent uterus, an anatomical abnormality often found in conjunction with MRKH.
Got a vagina or reproductive-related problem? Want a second opinion? We are now offering naturopathic consultations!
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.
Boric acid is a cheap product like salt, so don’t spend lots of money buying pretty vagina capsules (unless you want to).
Got a lump or bump? We have a short list of lumpy bumpy problems and help you figure out what you should do about it.
Little pearly bumps appeared on your vulva, but you can’t figure out what they are? They could be the virus molluscum contagiosum.
A study looks into vitamin C for a treatment for changing the pH of the vagina and restoring healthy microflora in women (including pregnant women).
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?
Not sure when you ovulate? It’s easy when you know how!
This vaginal probiotic contains the strain Lactobacillus crispatus, which can be difficult to find in regular women’s probiotics.
What is your gynaecologist really looking for when they look at your cervix?
We take a closer look at latex allergy.
Viral shedding is where a virus makes virus babies that are popped out of cells, setting out to find their own cells to replicate in, and pop out their own viral babies.
Men need to be treated too.
Warning for anyone having protected sex in Chile!
Once upon a time, I thought I could solve a genital mismatch with vaginal tightening gel.
Got itching and burning that just won’t go away? Learn about group B Strep – the bug doctors probably won’t test you for.
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.
Historically, there are three trends in pubic hair waxing designs, and like a McDonald's burger, you could walk into any beautician and they would know precisely what you were asking for. Now, a beautician might have a folder full of designs, but it's important that...
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.
Trying to have better sex without feeling like you are bumming the other person out takes some tact, so here are some tips.
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.
Learn a bit more about how girls like to touch themselves.
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.
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?