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How Stress and Anxiety Impact Erectile Dysfunction

Some causes of ED can be related to feelings of guilt, shame, or worry. Here’s what you need to know.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D.
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Common Conditions That Mimic Yeast Infections or Herpes

Learn the symptoms of lichen planus and lichen sclerosus, two vulvar skin conditions that can cause pain, burning, and more.

By Eileen Bailey
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Treatment Options for Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

Are your heavy periods interfering with your life? Here are steps you can take to tackle the problem, known as menorrhagia.

By Eileen Bailey
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9 Questions Women May Be Afraid to Ask Their Doctors

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.

By Eileen Bailey
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Why Is There No Screening for HPV-Related Throat Cancer?

More and more men are being diagnosed with HPV-related cancers of the throat. So why aren’t they routinely screened for the virus?

By Lara DeSanto
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Bleeding After Sex: Potential Causes

Noticing blood after sex can be a scary experience, but many causes are minor. Here’s what you should know.

By Eileen Bailey
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5 Myths About Endometriosis

Misinformation has surrounded endometriosis for years. Here are five facts you should know.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.
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10 Facts About Sex and Hepatitis C

Wondering if you can be safe having sex if you or your partner have Hepatitis C? We went to the experts and asked, and here’s what they said.

By Elizabeth Millard
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Your Surprise Herpes Diagnosis: 10 Things You Need to Know

It's not the news you wanted to hear, but it's reality—and thankfully, you're not alone. Get answers to your top questions straight from an expert.

By Stephanie Stephens
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Genital Herpes: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Herpes is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs), but it can be managed. Here’s what you need to know.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.