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Let’s Clear Up The Vagina vs. Vulva Debate Once And For All

Does it really matter which word you use? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/lets-clear-up-the-vagina-vs-vulva-debate-once-and-for-all_562f99dfe4b06317990f73c8?fb_action_ids=1682886795258287&fb_action_types=og.comments&fb_source=other_multiline&action_object_map=%5B1005054886212403%5D&action_type_map=%5B%22og.comments%22%5D&action_ref_map=%5B%5D

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Vulvodynia: When a chronic pain in your lady bits controls your life

Now, imagine having someone twist your sunburnt arm, and feeling that pain - down there. That pain means you can't have penetrative sex, you struggle to sit down for any length of time and you can't wear skinny jeans or use tampons. That's the experience of women who have vulvodynia, a condition that can be… Continue reading Vulvodynia: When a chronic pain in your lady bits controls your life

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Untreated Pelvic Pain Common Among Young Women

One-third of women without a known pelvic condition reported high degree of pain. Researchers suggest physicians consider asking about pain, even during routine visits. http://www.practicalpainmanagement.com/pain/other/abdominal-pelvis/untreated-pelvic-pain-common-among-young-women