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.
Most women are concerned by common problems such as vaginal discharge, dryness, irritation and thrush at some stage.
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.
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.
Although it can affect any woman, vaginal dryness is most common in women who have experienced menopause.
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.
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.
Female reproductive system
The female reproductive system involves organs such as the uterus (womb), ovaries, fallopian tubes and vagina, as well as hormones.
Vaginismus occurs when the muscles around the vagina tighten involuntarily. Learn more about its common causes, symptoms and treatments.
Diaphragm (contraceptive device)
The diaphragm sits inside the vagina and prevents sperm reaching the womb. It’s less effective than other methods of contraception.