One of the perks of writing about sex is that when you disclose this information at cocktail parties, people tend to confess scandalous tidbits, and in this case, very useful information. Still, this one was a show-stopper. I looked at the gorgeous attorney standing before me, sipping from her beer.
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The vagina and the external structures of the vulva naturally range in shape, color, and size. When it comes to anything related to bodies and sexual and reproductive health, most people wonder, "Am I normal? This article describes different types of vagina.
Health and wellness touch each of us differently. In a way, having a vagina means nothing to me. I suppose I could say that.
Vaginal dryness occurs in women of all ages, but it becomes much more common after menopause. The North American Menopause Society and the International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health refer to this combination of menopausal symptoms, which are brought on by a drop in the body's estrogen production, as genitourinary syndrome of menopause GSM. GSM can significantly reduce quality of life, similar to other chronic conditions.
One in three people will develop the unsightly dark blue lumps during their lifetime. And if asked, you would no doubt say you expect the unsightly, lumpy sights to appear on your legs. But, what many people are surprised to learn is these pesky veins can surface just about anywhere on the body.
Vaginal dryness probably results from changes that occur when estrogen levels drop. Low estrogen causes the vagina and surrounding connective tissue to lose elasticity and the tissue that lines the vagina becomes thinner and more fragile. How does vaginal dryness feel?
Women can experience some odd body changes after pregnancybut for one mother in Austria, those changes were particularly unusual: A rare condition caused her to lactate from her vulva after childbirth, according to a new report of the case. The year-old woman had recently given birth to her second child when she developed severe pain on the right side of her vulva. Doctors noticed she had a lot of swelling in an area where she had received sutures, and they thought she had developed an abscess. But it was actually something much rarer.
Lochia is the vaginal discharge you have after a vaginal delivery. It has a stale, musty odor like menstrual discharge. Lochia for the first 3 days after delivery is dark red in color.