In-depth

Prevention

Health issues for lesbians

All women have certain health risks — but lesbians face an increased risk of specific concerns. Know the facts and take steps to stay healthy.

Symptoms

Painful intercourse (dyspareunia)

At some point, many women experience painful intercourse — for many different reasons. Here's how to discuss the problem and get treatment.

Painful urination (dysuria)

Painful urination: Symptom — Overview covers definition, possible causes of burning pain during urination (dysuria).

Vagina

Vaginal health is too important to ignore. Get the facts about how to keep your vagina healthy.

Vaginal bleeding

Vaginal discharge

Tests and diagnosis

Pelvic exam

A pelvic exam may be done as a part of a routine checkup to evaluate your gynecologic health, or to help diagnose a medical condition.

Apr. 20, 2013