Sex should be fun, but it can also be complicated. Welcome to Sexual Resolutiona biweekly column by sex therapist Vanessa Marin that answers all your most confidential questions to help you achieve the healthy, safe, and joyful sex life that you deserve. In this column, she answers a question from a reader who has difficulty with natural lubrication.
My young daughter is six this month and suffers from vaginal discharge, which has, for the past three months, been constant. It is dark yellow in colour but has little or no odour. The discharge itself is sometimes quite copious and reacts with the skin around her vulva causing redness and sometimes ulcerations.
Vulvovaginitis is a skin irritation around the vagina that is common in young girls. Read about the symptoms and treatment of vulvovaginitis. Vulvovaginitis is an inflammation or irritation of the delicate skin of the genital area.
Penetrative sex can be uncomfortable, but sometimes it really hurts The medical term for this is dyspareuniawhich refers to recurring or persistent pain before, during, or after sex, according to the Mayo Clinic. The pain might only occur upon entry, penetration with anything like a tampondeep thrusting, or a combination of those — and the level of pain can range from mild to severe. Pain is a complex and multifaceted issue, so there isn't always one single explanation or treatment.
Vaginal foreign bodies are a complaint occasionally encountered in pediatric clinics and emergency departments, and when pediatric patients present with a vaginal foreign body sexual abuse may not be considered. We describe two children with vaginal foreign bodies who were found to have been sexually abused. Each child had a discharge positive for a sexually transmitted infection despite no disclosure or allegation of abuse.
Sex should always be enjoyable for you. Instead, having a dry vagina can make sex a lot more painful, way less enjoyable, and can lead to other issues, such as urinary tract infections. The good news is there are currently drugs out there that can treat the issue.
Wet discharge generally looks white or transparent. When it dries, the liquid evaporates from it, leaving a white or yellowish solid that can be covered with a crust. Any mucous membrane needs moisturizing.
Welcome back to "Loving Your Ladyparts," a weekly series where we'll be discussing everything you need to know about what's going on below your belt, from why we wax to how you orgasm. Last week, we talked about why we're so freaked out about pubic hair. This week, we're on to figuring out what's coming out of our vaginas all month.
No longer. Read on to discover exactly how your vagina transforms and adjusts to maturing, as well as tips from experts on keeping it healthy and yes, active. The hair down there Perhaps the most noticeable change in your vaginal area is the greying, thinning, and loss of pubic hair.