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Women's Health

Endometriosis: Can your uterus grow outside your uterus?

Endometriosis: Can your uterus grow outside your uterus?

Endometriosis is a common, chronic and painful health concern affecting millions of women worldwide. Endometrium is the tissue that lines the uterus; endometriosis refers to the outgrowth of endometrium outside the uterus to ovaries, fallopian tubes, to other tissues of the uterus and other parts of the body. Such growths are non-cancerous in nature... Read More

Vaginal dryness: Drought down there?

Vaginal dryness: Drought down there?

Vaginal dryness is a complaint reported by women at any age, but commonly by those after menopause. Oestrogen hormone levels in women influences the vaginal acidity, lubrication and elasticity. Reduced oestrogen level in the body is the main reason for vaginal... Read More

Vaginal itching: All you need to know

Vaginal itching: All you need to know

Vaginal itching is one of the common symptoms for which women seek gynaecologic consultation. Itching may affect the vagina or the external genital (vulva) - vulval itch. Women may sometimes have brief episodes of vaginal itching that resolves on its own. It is a problem when the itching is persistent, severe, recurring or associated with other symptoms such as... Read More

What is hysterectomy?

What is hysterectomy?

The surgical process of removal of a woman’s womb (uterus) is known as hysterectomy. It is in the uterus where a baby develops during a women’s pregnancy. This surgical process usually removes the whole uterus. Sometimes, the ovaries and the fallopian tubes too are removed along with the... Read More

Menstrual cup basics

Menstrual cup basics

Menstrual cups are feminine hygiene products, used as an alternative for sanitary pads or tampons. A menstrual cup is a small, flexible, bell-shaped cup made up of medical grade silicone or latex rubber.... Read More

Female Masturbation

Female Masturbation

Masturbation (self-stimulation of genitals to cause sexual pleasure or orgasm) is recognised as one of the most basic human sexual behaviours. In adulthood, female masturbation most commonly involves rubbing the clitoris or areas near it.... Read More