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Not Your Typical Menstrual Pain: Endometriosis in Teens and Adolescents

Pelvic pain, or pain in the lower abdomen, is a common symptom affecting women of all ages, including adolescents. In... Read full post »
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Vaginal Inflammation and Irritation: Treating Vulvovaginitis

Vulvovaginitis, or inflammation and irritation of the genital area, may occur in females of any age – including newborns, toddlers,... Read full post »

Ovarian Torsion: What Parents Need to Know

Teaching girls to get to know and listen to their bodies as they move through puberty and beyond is an... Read full post »

Ovary Preservation: A Practice in Preserving Your Future

On each side of a female’s uterus are two ovaries. Though small in size, they play an important role. Ovaries... Read full post »

Heavy Menstrual Bleeding: What Girls (and Parents) Need to Know

Heavy menstrual bleeding is a common problem during adolescence.  In fact, almost 50% of women report having heavy periods at... Read full post »

Labial Adhesions: The Gynecological Problem You Haven’t Heard About

When the inner lips (labia minora) of the vagina become stuck together, it is called a labial adhesion. This is... Read full post »

What You Need to Know About the Newest HPV Vaccine

The Centers for Disease Control recently updated their vaccination guidelines, and one of the new recommendations was for all pre-teens... Read full post »
Helping Your Daughter Deal with Painful Periods

Helping Your Daughter Deal with Painful Periods

If your daughter complains of having cramps during her period, you can tell her that she isn’t alone. An estimated... Read full post »