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What to know about group B strep

Group B strep is a type of bacteria that occurs naturally in some adults and can pass from pregnant women to babies. It often produces no symptoms, but it can be life threatening in babies. Learn more here.

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What are the types of vagina?

There are many different types of vagina, and the shape, size, and color naturally vary. In this article, learn more about the types of vagina and when the appearance can indicate a health issue.

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What is the G-spot, and where is it?

Some women report experiencing intense sexual pleasure from the stimulation of an area in the vagina called the G-spot. Others may think they do not have one. Learn more about its location and current research here.

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Zulresso (brexanolone)

Zulresso is a brand-name prescription drug that’s used to treat postpartum depression (PPD) in women. Zulresso comes as a solution that’s given as an intravenous (IV) infusion. You’ll receive Zulresso over a period of 60 hours in a certified healthcare facility. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more.

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What to know about a loose vagina

The elasticity of the vagina may change because of childbirth or aging. These changes are common and do not pose a risk to health. Here, learn about vaginal looseness, exercises, and more.

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Can masturbation impact your workout?

Masturbation is a healthy sexual activity, and exercise provides many health benefits. Masturbating before a workout is unlikely to affect the fitness of either males or females. Learn more here.

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What to know about 3D mammograms

A 3D mammogram provides a detailed image of the breast tissue. These images can help health professionals identify any unusual growths, especially in people with dense breast tissue. Learn more here.

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When does ovulation restart after a miscarriage?

After a miscarriage, a women’s menstrual cycle will restart. The first day of bleeding will be day 1 of the new cycle. For people with regular cycles, ovulation typically occurs around day 14. However, it may take several months for a woman’s cycle to return to usual after pregnancy loss. Learn more here.

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When do periods start again after an abortion?

Women often experience bleeding right after having an abortion, which may last for 1–2 weeks. However, their first period will usually occur several weeks later and may be lighter or heavier than usual, depending on the type of abortion. Most women's periods return to normal after two to three cycles. Learn more here.

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What is 'morning wood,' and why does it happen?

"Morning wood" refers to nocturnal penile tumescence, which involves waking up in the morning with an erection. This is a normal occurrence. Changes in how often it happens can signal a health condition that may need treatment from a doctor. Learn more here.

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Different types of nipples

There are many types of nipples, including puffy, hairy, protruding, and inverted. These types are based on appearance and come with no health risks. Learn more about types of nipples here.

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