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Vaginal problems

Bacterial vaginosis

Bacterial vaginosis can put you at an increased risk of developing other conditions, so it’s a good idea to get it checked by your doctor.

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.

Painful sex for women

Experiencing pain or discomfort during sex is fairly common, but in some cases there is an underlying cause.

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.

Vaginal bleeding

Vaginal bleeding isn't always related to menstruation. It can also be caused by infection or injury.

Vaginal discharge

Every woman has some vaginal discharge. It's usually healthy and serves a purpose. Here's how to know what's normal, and what's a sign of infection.

Vaginal dryness

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

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.

Vaginal thrush

Vaginal thrush is a common yeast infection caused by the candida species of fungus. Learn more about the symptoms and treatments here.

Vaginismus

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

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