For women

Premature ovarian failure

Premature ovarian failure is the loss of ovarian function, which can occur for a few different reasons.

What is a wet mount?

We look at what your doctor is looking for when they do a wet mount in their office – ask them what they can see!

Perineal tears

Perineal tearing is on the rise, though the reasons remain unclear.

Candida krusei

C. krusei is a rare cause of vulvovaginitis, typically appearing in women who have had multiple courses of other antifungals throughout their lives.

How gentian violet works

An old study examines gentian violet’s antimicrobial properties against Gram-negative bacteria.

Precocious puberty

Precocious puberty is the early onset of pubic hair, breasts, vulvar changes and height.

Oral sex and BV transmission

We discuss the idea of BV-bacteria being transmissible by mouth. It’s not impossible, but it’s not our first port of call.

Review: Premular

Premular is our favourite evidence-based herbal medicine to effectively treat PMS and PMDD.

Candida tropicalis

A fluconazole-resistant species of yeast that can cause vulvovaginal yeast infections.

Cyclic vulvovaginitis

Cyclic vaginitis is recurrent symptoms that follow the predictable pattern of your menstrual cycle.

Candida glabrata

Learn about vulvovaginal Candida glabrata infections and how to treat them effectively.

Aerobic vaginitis

We run you through aerobic vaginitis – different to, but usually mistaken for, BV, with yellow, thick discharge, itching and inflammation.

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