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Oct
13
Date:   October 13th, 2019
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How to Control Pimples after Waxing

It is normal to see pimples in your genital area after any hair removal procedure.

Removing your hair interferes with the skin around it. In most cases, it starts as tiny pimples and later swells. While this condition usually dissipates in a matter of days, you can treat it to clear them up faster and prevent futureeruptions.

Find out everything you need to know about pimples after waxing.

Oct
09
Date:   October 9th, 2019
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Understanding Gram Stain for Cervix

If a doctor suggests a lab test to check for strange bacteria in the cervix, the patient will need to undergo a gram stain test of the cervix.

Gram stain for cervix involves cutting off a small sample of the infected tissue, placing it on a lab slide, and adding dyes to stain the specimen. It is this stain that a lab expert uses to spot any traces of bacteria and try to identify and disease.

If a physician recommends this diagnosis procedure, they take a sample of tissue from the cervical tube. This sample sent to a laboratory, and the lab expert adds a gram stain and other chemical stains.

From these stains, the bacteria in the tissues can be detected. The lab expert looks for things like color, shape, and size to tell if the bacteria is normal.

An endocervical gram stain is a common way to check for sexually transmitted infections such as gonorrhea and chlamydia.

It is important to understand what happens during any medical procedure before you visit the doctor. This article will discuss the details of the gram stain of the cervix, explain why you may need this test and what the results may mean.

Oct
05
Date:   October 5th, 2019
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What Causes Abnormally Sticky Vaginal Discharge

Vaginal fluids are secretions produced by the female productive system. These fluids are essential because they help protect the vagina by carrying away dead tissue, keeping the tissues lubricated and removing unwanted bacteria.

Vagina Secretions is healthy when it ranges from watery to sticky and milky white or clear.

 On the other hand, an abnormal secretion has an unusual colored appearance, texture, or odor. During an abnormal discharge, women experience itching and discomfort on their genitals.

Oct
01
Date:   October 1st, 2019
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Vulva Ulcers and Erosions

A vulva or genital ulcer is a condition that causes blisters to appear on the outer part of the female’s sexual organ. Sometimes these ulcers come with stinging pain, other times they are not painful.

Most cases vulva ulcers and erosions caused by sexually passed on infections, but these blisters could erupt due to many other reasons. Luckily, victims of vulva mouth ulcers can be treated.

So what are the possible explanations behind blisters in the vulva?

Sep
27
Date:   September 27th, 2019
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What does a Genital herpes Rash Look like?

An unusual blister or pimple in your private parts may send the wrong signals. Most victims often relate a rare blister around their sexual organs to genital herpes, but that is not always the case. Internally growing hair can also be lead to unusual pimples.

So how do you tell the difference between a genital herpes rash and internally growing hair bumps?

 

This post will draw a line between the two and advise you on what to do in each case.

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