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Female sexual problems

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Difficulty reaching female orgasm

It's not uncommon for a woman to never have experienced an orgasm during sexual activity. If you have never had an orgasm, don’t worry. It’s a skill w...

Loss of female libido.

Loss of female libido

It’s not unusual for a woman to lose interest in sex at some stage. Here’s information about a range of physical and psychological factors that can im...

Painful sex for women is not uncommon, you should see a doctor for treatment.

Painful sex for women

Experiencing some pain or discomfort during sex is fairly common. However there are treatments available and you should seek further help.

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

Sex is part of a healthy relationship, but can carry risks. Learn about safe sex, STIs, spotting symptoms, and what to do if you get infected.

Female sanitary products

Vaginal bleeding

Vaginal bleeding doesn't always need to be related to menstruation. It can also be caused by infection and injury.

Someone may experience vaginismus due to either physical or psychological factors

Vaginismus

Vaginismus occurs when the muscles around the vagina tighten involuntarily. Learn more about its common causes, symptoms and treatments.

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