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Retained tampon or other object

Sometimes a tampon or other object can become stuck in the vagina. If this happens to you, it is important to know what to do.

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Vaginal problems

Most women are concerned by common problems such as vaginal discharge, dryness, irritation and thrush at some stage.

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Bartholin’s cysts

Bartholin’s cysts can develop if the ducts of the Bartholin's glands, found inside the vagina, become blocked. Learn about the causes and treatment.

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Vaginal and groin irritation and infection

Irritation around the sensitive skin of the groin or vagina can have many causes. Learn about this condition, and its treatment and prevention.

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Vaginal dryness

Although it can affect any woman, vaginal dryness is most common in women who have experienced menopause.

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Labia problems

Problems affecting the labia, the ‘lips’ on the outside of your genitals (vulva), can include cysts or a rash. Learn more about what's normal when it comes to the labia, and what's not.

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Bladder prolapse

A prolapsed bladder develops when the bladder bulges into a woman’s vaginal wall. This can cause problems for some women, but treatments are available.

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Female reproductive system

The female reproductive system involves organs such as the uterus (womb), ovaries, fallopian tubes and vagina, as well as hormones.

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Vaginismus

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

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Diaphragm (contraceptive device)

The diaphragm sits inside the vagina and prevents sperm reaching the womb. It’s less effective than other methods of contraception.

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