Bacterial Vaginosis and vulvovaginal candidiasis recurrences are becoming more common due to medication resistant strains, use and overuse of antibiotics, immunocompromising conditions, or poor vaginal health practices. These infections are becoming harder to eliminate with bacterial biofilms and exposure to uncommon yeast strains being the most recent theory. Boric acid has been used as a treatment for these 2 vaginalRead more
MINI POST SERIES: Things I wish I had learned in Sex Ed/Health Class–Vaginal Fluids: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
WARNING: Post contains graphic images of infections discussed What should it look like? There is are stereotypes regarding what normal vaginal discharge should look like, taste, or smell like but the the vaginal/cervical fluid changes throughout not only a woman’s life but throughout each menstruation cycle, as well as being different from person to person based on your specific hormoneRead more
MINI POST SERIES: Thing I wish I had learned in Sex Ed/Health class–What do vaginas/vulvas look like and is mine normal?
A big place I feel women have been let down in regards to our sexual education is simple female anatomy. Too many people (women AND men) do not know the different parts of a woman’s urogenitals, vulva, and reproductive organs and if they are “normal”. So let’s “dive” right in! Vulva Let’s just start with a great sample representation ofRead more
I am not proud of this but when I was much younger, before I got into female sexual/vulvovaginal health, I was a part of the population that was unaware of when I ovulated. Having to take hormone replacement therapy because of a medical condition I had to learn really quick about what my menstrual cycle was doing in order toRead more
Scientist in Mexico finds high cure rate of HPV-16/18 and HPV cervical cancer using Photodynamic TherapyRead more
Studies show that taking a probiotic formulated for vaginal flora is having great success at reducing recurrent bv and yeast infectionsRead more