Female Reproductive System Disorders
- Q What are the symptoms of female genital problems?
The symptoms of female genital problems may vary depending on the cause of the problem. If the problem is a vaginal infection, common symptoms may include abnormal vaginal discharge, pain, or itching. Symptoms of STDs may include a rash or sore that... Full Answer
- Q What are female genital problems?
Women can experience a variety of genital problems that may be caused by infections, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), medications, pregnancy, injury, and more. Female genital problems can affect the vagina or vulva and may cause different symptoms,... Full Answer
- Q What are the treatment options for female genital problems?
There are a variety of treatment options for female genital problems. In some cases, no medical treatment may be necessary - women may simply avoid sex and relieve symptoms with home remedies like bathing or cool compresses. In other cases, especially... Full Answer
- Q Can female genital problems be prevented?
There are several ways you may help prevent female genital problems. Since many problems are caused by sexual activity, it's a good idea to practice safe sex by using a condom every time and limiting your number of sex partners. Also, women shouldn't... Full Answer
- Q What increases the risk for female genital problems?
Female genital problems are caused by a variety of things with their own risk factors, but there are some common factors that may increase you risk. Having multiple sex partners or having unprotected sex may increase your risk for things like sexually... Full Answer
- Q How do I manage female genital problems on a daily basis?
To manage female genital problems on a daily basis, it's important to talk to your doctor about treatment options. Follow your doctors' advice regarding over-the-counter or prescription medications. It's also very important to continue practicing good... Full Answer
- Q How do medications treat female genital problems?
Different medications work in different ways to help treat female genital problems. Over-the-counter medications may be taken orally or may be applied to the vulva or inserted into the vagina. Often, these types of medications may be used to stop itching... Full Answer
- Q Is there a cure for female genital problems?
Fortunately, many female genital problems do have cures. Problems caused by things like injury, bacterial infections, and yeast infections are often cured with medication or just with time. Even if there's not a cure - as is the case with certain... Full Answer