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Vaginal pain: Causes and how to treat it
Vaginal pain may result from injury, infection, or no identifiable cause. Learn more about what can cause vaginal pain, as well as other symptoms and ways to find relief. (Medical News Today)

What to know about anal yeast infection
An anal yeast infection occurs when there is an overgrowth in concentrations of Candida in the anus. Read this article to learn more about the symptoms, causes, treatments, and risk factors associated with anal yeast infections. (Medical News Today)

Does having sex on our minds make us more likely to lie?
New research argues that when we have sex on our minds, we are more likely to 'bend the truth' about ourselves to appear more desirable to potential mates. (Medical News Today)

What to know about small testicles
Testicles come in a variety of shapes and sizes, all of which can be normal. Sometimes, small testicles can indicate that there is a medical problem. Learn more about the causes of small testicles here. (Medical News Today)

How does the Mirena coil affect menopause?
The Mirena coil is a hormonal intrauterine device, or IUD, that many women use to prevent pregnancy. However, it can affect some symptoms of perimenopause. Find out more. (Medical News Today)

A guide to female anatomy
Female anatomy includes the external genitals, or the vulva, and the internal reproductive organs. This article looks at female body parts and their functions, and it provides an interactive diagram. (Medical News Today)

Vestibular papillomatosis: Everything you need to know
Vestibular papillomatosis refers to small bumps that can occur on the vulva. These bumps are not a sign of disease and are not contagious. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

What does a healthy open relationship look like?
A study of mutual consent, comfort, and communication in primary relationships finds that consensual nonmonogamy can be as healthy as monogamy. (Medical News Today)

What to know about Ben Wa balls
Ben Wa balls are small, weighted balls that a person can insert into their vagina. Makers claim that they can help with Kegel exercises and boost sexual stimulation, but no research supports this. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Recovery after a vasectomy: What to know
Vasectomies are safe procedures with a low risk of complications. Here we discuss what to expect during the recovery period after a vasectomy and provide advice on self-care. (Medical News Today)

What to know about sex after a vasectomy
Vasectomies are a standard procedure for birth control in men. Here, we discuss whether vasectomies can affect sexual function and how long to avoid sex after the operation. (Medical News Today)

Douching linked to dangerous chemicals in blood
Emerging evidence links vaginal douches with higher blood concentrations of potentially harmful chemicals, which may contribute to adverse health effects. (Medical News Today)

What to do if you cannot feel an IUD's strings
An IUD has strings that hang down into the vagina. People should locate these strings regularly to make sure that the IUD is still in place. Learn why the IUD strings might be missing and what to do here. (Medical News Today)

What to know about cramping and IUDs
Many people experience cramping after the insertion or removal of an IUD. Cramping usually disappears fairly quickly. However, some people may experience cramping for days or months after the procedure. Learn more about IUD-related cramping here. (Medical News Today)

Can males get bacterial vaginosis?
Bacterial vaginosis is a common infection in females. We discuss whether males can also get the infection and describe its symptoms, causes, and treatments. (Medical News Today)

Everything you need to know about man boobs
'Man boobs,' or enlarged breast tissue in males, is a common concern. In many instances, a person can use diet and targeted exercises to reduce the appearance of enlarged breast tissue. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Most common 3 STDs on the rise, according to CDC report
A new CDC report outlines recent increases in chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis cases in the US. The report asks why, and outlines what should be done. (Medical News Today)

What causes cysts on the penis?
Many factors can cause a cyst to form on the penis, and the cyst can lead to varying symptoms. Here, we discuss the causes, symptoms, treatment options, and risk factors of penile cysts. (Medical News Today)

What to know about female-to-male surgery
Female-to-male gender-affirming surgery may involve the creation of a new penis. Learn more about what to expect from different forms of this surgery here. (Medical News Today)

How often should a man release sperm?
Frequently releasing sperm may have many health benefits and effects on the body. Learn more here about how frequent or infrequent ejaculation affects sperm count and overall well-being. (Medical News Today)

What causes sores on the penis?
Many sores on the penis occur due to sexually transmitted infections or chronic skin conditions. Learn about 12 possible causes and their treatments here. (Medical News Today)

How does a vasectomy affect ejaculation?
Once the body has healed, ejaculation after a vasectomy should be the same as it was before. Learn more about this and how long sperm remains in the semen here. (Medical News Today)

How does an IUD affect periods?
An intrauterine device (IUD) is a form of physical contraceptive. The two types of IUD are hormonal and copper. Discover how each one can affect a woman’s period here. (Medical News Today)

How does celibacy affect your health?
There is no 'right' amount of sex to have, and not having sex for a long time should not have negative side effects. This article looks at the possible effects of celibacy on the body and mind. (Medical News Today)

Irritated vulva: Causes and what to do
An irritated vulva can happen for many reasons, ranging from a reaction to a new laundry detergent to long term infections. Learn more about the causes and how to treat them here. (Medical News Today)

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