In-depth

Adenomyosis

Adenomyosis can cause painful, excessive bleeding during menstrual periods. Explore symptoms and treatment.

Bacterial vaginosis

Bacterial vaginosis — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, treatments and prevention of this common vaginal infection.

Bartholin's cyst

A Bartholin's cyst is a fluid-filled lump near the vaginal opening. It's rarely serious, but when infected, it can be painful.

Cervicitis

Cervicitis, an inflammation of the cervix, can result from a sexually transmitted disease. You can take steps to reduce your risk.

Chronic pelvic pain in women

Chronic pelvic pain is pain in your pelvic region — the area below your bellybutton and between your hips — that lasts six months or longer.

Endometrial cancer

Endometrial cancer is one of the most common cancers in women. If detected early, this cancer is often successfully treated.

Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a common and often painful disorder in which tissue that normally lines the inside of your uterus grows outside your uterus.

Incompetent cervix

Incompetent cervix — Overview covers symptoms, risks and treatment of weak cervical tissue during pregnancy.

Interstitial cystitis

Frequent urination and pelvic pain may indicate interstitial cystitis, a chronic bladder inflammation. There's no cure, but some treatments offer relief.

Low sex drive in women

You're not alone. Many women experience a low libido at some point. Here's how to get your mojo back.

Miscarriage

Miscarriage can be heartbreaking. It might help to understand possible causes and treatment options, as well as what to expect for the future.

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.

Posterior prolapse (rectocele)

A posterior prolapse (rectocele) occurs when the supportive tissue between the rectum and vagina weakens, allowing the rectum to bulge into the vagina.

Premature ovarian failure

Premature ovarian failure, an uncommon reproductive condition, can lead to infertility and other problems.

Preterm labor

Preterm labor — Comprehensive overview covers the symptoms, treatment and prevention of preterm labor.

Small bowel prolapse (enterocele)

Small bowel prolapse (enterocele) forms when a woman's pelvic floor muscles weaken, causing the small bowel to drop and bulge into the vagina.

Uterine fibroids

Uterine fibroids are noncancerous tumors of the uterus. Medical therapy and surgical procedures can shrink or remove uterine fibroids.

Uterine prolapse

A sensation of sitting on a small ball or something falling out of your vagina could mean you have uterine prolapse.

Vaginal atrophy

You don't have to accept vaginal problems as part of getting older. Discover treatment options.

Vaginal cancer

Vaginal cancer is a rare cancer that typically occurs in older women.

Vaginal dryness

Vaginal dryness is a common and uncomfortable condition — but there are effective ways to treat it.

Vaginitis

Vaginitis is an irritating inflammation of the vagina often caused by fungi (yeasts), bacteria or parasites. Treatment depends on the type of vaginitis you have.

Women's health risks

Which health threats loom largest in your life? Find out how to reduce your risk.

Yeast infection (vaginal)

Yeast infection (vaginal) — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, treatments, home remedies for vaginal yeast infections.

May. 09, 2014