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Latest by Andrea Eisenberg, M.D.

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Risk Factors

How Long Can Sperm Live Outside the Body?

Worried about a potential unwanted pregnancy? Learn about the lifespan of a sperm and put your mind at ease.

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Symptoms

7 Ways Your Skin May Change During Pregnancy

Pregnant? Here’s what you need to know about common skin changes and whether they may require treatment.

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Prevention

10 Myths About Osteoporosis

Learning the facts about bone health can help you take steps to reduce your risk of developing osteoporosis.

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Risk Factors

Does Abuse Increase the Risk of Endometriosis?

A study found that women who experienced certain types of abuse as children were significantly more likely to be diagnosed with endometriosis. Here’s what researchers make of this.

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Treatment

Osteopenia Treatment: 9 Drug-Free Steps to Take

Learn about the different treatment options available and find out the actions you can take right now to lower your risk.

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Treatment

Endometriosis and Birth Control: My Experience

When Julie found out she had endometriosis, she tried different hormonal birth control options to lessen symptoms and pain. Here’s what worked for her.

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Tests

Which STI Tests Do You Need?

You may want to get tested for everything, but most of the time, that's not necessary. Here's what you should be tested for and when.

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Symptoms

Answers to 9 Women’s Health Questions You May Be Embarrassed to Ask

Wondering about vaginal odor or discharge, or whether it’s normal if you can’t orgasm? We have answers to all of your burning questions.

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Symptoms

Lumps and Bumps Near the Vagina: What Are They?

No one wants to discover a lump or bump down there, but many causes are not serious and easily treated.

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The Benefits of a Healthy Sex Life for Women

You may think of sex as a way to feel good in the moment, but the benefits are even longer-lasting.