Tests and diagnosis
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.
Treatments and drugs
Sex therapy — Overview covers definition, preparation and what to expect from therapy to address sexual issues.
Aug. 28, 2015
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