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Lover, the App That Helps Women Reach Orgasm

There are tens of millions of women in the U.S. who have never had an orgasm or who are almost always left feeling unfulfilled by their sexual encounters

Preparing for: Robotic Hysterectomy

Prepare yourself for a Robotic Hysterectomy by learning more about what the procedure entails.

No One Likes Taking Birth Control

Every day I discuss contraception with patients. While some want contraception for specific beneficial side effects like...

Phexxi; Have You Heard About This New Hormone-Free Contraceptive?

She is sick of using birth control, but now is not the right time to get pregnant....

Is Sex Safe During the Covid-19 pandemic?

If you are your partner are self-isolating during the Covid-19 pandemic there is no evidence to suggest you should avoid sex

HIV, The Human Immunodeficiency Virus and AIDS

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is a viral infection that progressively destroys certain white blood cells and can cause acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), CD4+ T lymphoctyes and AIDS

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection results from 1 of 2 similar retroviruses (HIV-1 and HIV-2) that destroy CD4+ T lymphocytes and impair cell-mediated immunity, increasing risk of certain infections and cancers.

HIV Prevention for Women

Today, it is possible to prevent getting an HIV infection or passing the virus to your partner or baby. But women still face unique challenges in preventing HIV.

Facts about HIV and AIDS for Women

Accurate and reliable information is the key to understanding and preventing HIV and AIDS. Myths can be harmful. Getting the facts about HIV and AIDS can lead to better health and better living with HIV.

Women and HIV in the US

One in four people living with HIV in the United States is a woman. Women of all ages, races, and ethnicities can get HIV, but some women are more at risk than others.

Vaginal Yeast Infections

Symptoms of vaginal yeast infections include burning, itching, and thick, white discharge. Yeast infections are easy to treat. Over-the-counter treatments are safe to use

The truth about Douching

Doctors recommend that you do not douche. Douching can lead to many health problems, including problems getting pregnant. Douching is also linked to vaginal infections and sexually transmitted infections

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HIV Prevention for Women

Today, it is possible to prevent getting an HIV infection or passing the virus to your partner or baby. But women still face unique challenges in preventing HIV.

Chlamydia: The Most Common Bacterial STI and How to Avoid It

Chlamydia, caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis, is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted disease in the United States

Vaginal Yeast Infections

Symptoms of vaginal yeast infections include burning, itching, and thick, white discharge. Yeast infections are easy to treat. Over-the-counter treatments are safe to use