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Natural Remedies for Vaginal Yeast Infections by Sandy H. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 13 Sep 2009 10:14pm 1 Comment Vaginal yeast infection is something that most women have had at some time in their lives. It is a very uncomfortable condition that is caused by an increase in the normal yeast that is present in the vagina. Doctors usually prescribe an anti-fungal medication that is taken by mouth or as vaginal pessaries (suppositories) but many women prefer to ... Read on »
Crohn's disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What Is Crohn's Disease? Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines. It primarily causes ulcerations of the small and large intestines, but can affect the digestive system anywhere from the mouth to the anus. It is named after the physician who described the disease in 1932. It also is called granulomatous enter ... Read on »
Female Sexual Dysfunction: Definitions, Causes & Potential Treatments by Dr. Jennifer Berman Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 3:55am Female Sexual dysfunction is age-related, progressive and highly prevalent affecting 30-50 percent of women 1,2,3. Based on the National Health and Social Life Survey of 1,749 women, 43 percent experienced sexual dysfunction.4 U.S. population census data reveal that 9.7 million American women ages 50-74 self-report complaints of diminished vaginal ... Read on »
Yeast Infections: What Are They? by Gwen G. Registered Nurse Posted Fri 17 Oct 2008 9:14pm For women, yeast infection is a very annoying condition, especially for those who are commonly attacked by this disease. Yeast infection is a fairly common condition and is caused by the species Candida. The Candida yeast infection is a pathogenic fungus. It affects 3 out of 4 women and some men too. It often is vaginal infection but is sometimes ... Read on »
Vaginal Discharge: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly by Dr Nicoll Posted Tue 19 Oct 2010 3:39pm One of my patients’ most common gynecologic complaints is about vaginal discharge.   It’s not something most womenwant to talk about.  I mean, if you watch enough commercials for “feminine hygeine products” you start to think that vaginal discharge will make you a social outcast who wears loose, flowy clothing  in varying shades of mauve and gr ... Read on »
Women and Vaginal Skin Tags by Jane Chitty Posted Wed 29 Feb 2012 1:51pm   When women suddenly discover skin tags in their vaginal area, they become embarrassed and worried. Fortunately, they are not usually a cause for concern and seldom come with symptoms. These vaginal skin tags consist of bits of skin that project from the surrounding skin and sometimes can be a bit of nuisance if they are repeatedl ... Read on »
Women and Vaginal Skin Tags by Jane Chitty Posted Wed 29 Feb 2012 1:57pm When women suddenly discover skin tags in their vaginal area, they become embarrassed and worried. Fortunately, they are not usually a cause for concern and seldom come with symptoms. These vaginal skin tags consist of bits of skin that project from the surrounding skin and sometimes can be a nuisance if they are repeatedly irritated from s ... Read on »
Women and Vaginal Skin Tags by Jane Chitty Posted Wed 29 Feb 2012 2:43pm When women suddenly discover skin tags in their vaginal area, they become embarrassed and worried. Fortunately, they are not usually a cause for concern and seldom come with symptoms. These vaginal skin tags consist of bits of skin that project from the surrounding skin and sometimes can be a bit of nuisance if they are repeatedly irritated ... Read on »
Why I Chose an Elective C-Section by Dr. Jennifer Berman Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 4:26am This time it�s going to be different! I won�t have as much trouble with pain or a prolonged process. I have an appointment scheduled, so I�ll be fully prepared. Above all, I hope to avoid incontinence and prolapse problems later in my life. I�ve elected to have my baby by caesarean section. Before the procedure: This is my personal choice a ... Read on »
Vaginal Azoles to Treat Candida by Ted K. Posted Fri 01 Jan 2010 12:00am Most women, when faced with a vaginal yeast infection will run out to the pharmacy and get one of the mainly over the counter azoles available as a treatment option. They go by common names like Monistat and Canesten and no doubt you have seen commercials praising them. There are many different options available such as creams, tampo ... Read on »