For women

What is free bleeding?

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!).

What is adrenal PCOS?

Sometime the excess androgens involved in PCOS are produced by the adrenal glands, not the ovaries. Find out how to deal with adrenal-androgen excess here.

What are polycystic ovaries?

Polycystic ovaries are ovaries with many cyst-like structures on them, though whether they are true cysts or not will depend on investigations.

Ovarian cysts

We go over ovarian cysts and explain what they are and how they are treated.

How to fix PCOS

Fixing PCOS – truly fixing it – is a combination effort. We explain.

What is genital shedding in herpes?

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.

Ureaplasma infection in women

Ureaplasma is an antibiotic-resistant infection that can affect the urogenital tract of women and men. We discuss its basic components in women.

Mycoplasma infections

Mycoplasma refers to a few species of bacteria that can reside in and infect the female genital tract, with several species resistant to antibiotics.

What is Gram staining?

Learn about Gram staining and how it’s used to figure out what’s living in your vagina.

Vulvar eczema

Vulvar eczema can be caused by a few things, just like regular eczema on other parts of your body.

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