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Think of your period like a rainbow. It’s a beautiful miracle that varies in color. While period blood doesn’t include the full spectrum of the sun, it’s perfectly normal to have varying shades of red during menstruation. And sometimes it’s black. A change in hue is usually a sign of how quickly the blood is leaving the uterus, so don’t panic if you notice a lot of brown right before or during your period. But on some occasions, it can be a sign that something is wrong. Here’s a run down of w...
If sex continues to hurt — and adequate time is devoted to arousal — it’s time to check with your doctor.
I use coconut oil for a lot of things. I put it in my cookies, dab it on a cotton ball to remove my eye makeup, and mix it with sugar and peppermint oil to make a moisturizing facial scrub. One place I’ve never used it: my vagina. I usually have a water-based lubricant for sex in my nightstand, but would grabbing some coconut oil from the kitchen be a safe substitute if I ran out?
Dr. Kathleen Green, an OBGYN who focuses on sexual wellness at the University of Florida Health Women’s Center, s...
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So you’re about to have sex. Or you thought you were until you noticed a drought in your vagina. Occasional dryness is common, but that doesn’t make it any less annoying. If you take birth control pills, antihistamines, or are frequently stressed, you might also find yourself reaching for some lube.