October 26, 2015

Vaginal odour: what causes that strong smell?

Every woman has her own body scent. The same applies to your vagina. It is completely normal to have some sort of intimate odour. If this odour becomes unpleasant this could be an indication of a vaginal infection. But how do you know if your vaginal odour is abnormal?
October 28, 2015

Vaginal dryness: causes and treatment

Most women will experience vaginal dryness at some point in their lives. This can be quite uncomfortable as it can cause other discomforts such as itching, burning, and soreness.
October 29, 2015

Is my vaginal discharge normal?

Vaginal discharge is normal and has several important purposes, including cleaning and lubricating the vagina and helping to prevent and fight microbial problems and infections.
October 29, 2015

Vaginal itching: what causes it?

Perhaps one of the most uncomfortable vaginal discomfort is itching. It can be very embarrassing, and it is not recommended to scratch down there. Having a constant itch in your intimate area can also have a large impact on your daily activities.
December 21, 2015

The 5 most common vaginal discomforts

Every woman will experience some vaginal discomfort at some point in her life. These discomforts range from mild and merely annoying, to others that can seriously effect a woman's quality of life or her sex life.
December 21, 2015

Prevention of vaginal discomforts

Vaginal discomforts can be highly uncomfortable, affecting your sex life and the quality of life in general. For most vaginal discomforts the exact cause can be difficult to determine. Here are some guidelines on how you could prevent vaginal discomforts, however, they are not a guarantee.
December 21, 2015

External intimate discomforts

It’s safe to say that almost every woman has experienced some kind of external intimate discomforts – whether it is irritation, itching, swelling, redness, soreness, sensitivity, haemorrhoids or minor tissue injuries.
December 21, 2015

How to relieve vaginal itch

The discomfort caused by itchiness can be characterised from mild to severe, making you very uncomfortable. Learn more about vaginal itch and how to relieve the discomfort.
December 21, 2015

Do skinny jeans cause vaginal infections?

They’re lots of women’s favourite fashion item and popular with women of all ages. They fit perfectly and look good - so why shouldn’t you wear your skinny jeans every day? Believe it or not, skinny jeans can cause vaginal discomforts and encourage bacterial overgrowth.
December 21, 2015

Causes of painful sexual intercourse

Pain during sexual intercourse can go from mild to severe, but wherever it may sit on the intensity scale, it can certainly turn sex from pleasurable to unwanted. Pain during intercourse can cause problems in a couple’s intimate life, but it can also affect a woman’s life in general.
December 21, 2015

Vaginal pain

When vaginal pain occurs, it is mostly due to an infection. However, pain in the intimate region can also be caused by irritation, vaginal dryness and hormonal changes. Other symptoms that may follow vaginal pain include itching, burning, soreness, stinging and throbbing.
December 22, 2015

Vaginal discomforts – do I really need to see a doctor?

A complete list of vaginal discomforts is long, and it goes from discharge and odour all the way to pelvic pain. Take a look at some of the most common types of vaginal discomforts and the criteria that can help you decide whether you need to see a doctor.