Women’s Health and Pregnancy

Dry Itchy Vagina – Vaginal and Skin Dryness with Itching

A dry, itchy vagina can occur when the vagina is not effectively lubricated. In addition to the distress caused by itching, the vaginal dryness can make sexual intercourse painful. There are many causes of vaginal dryness and itching but it is most commonly encountered in women undergoing menopause, when it is known as >> Read More ...

Causes of Swollen Vulva, Labia with Itching

Vaginal itching with redness and swelling of the vulva, labia is in most cases due to an infection. Injury and allergic reactions are other frequent cases of swelling and itching.  The resulting inflammation results in the swelling and redness, often accompanied by severe and distressing itching. The loose skin over the >> Read More ...

Red Itchy Vulva, Labia – Vaginal Itching with Redness

A red, itchy vagina and vulva (involving both the labia majora and the labia minora) occurs most frequently in the case of an infection, which causes vulvovaginitis (inflammation of the vulva and vagina). Refer to the article on Parts of the Vagina for more information on the anatomy of the human >> Read More ...

Itchy Vagina – Causes of Itching and Burning, Discharge, Odor

Vaginal or vulvar itch (pruritus vulvae) can be both distressing and embarrassing, and more so if it is accompanied by burning, discharge or odor, as is quite often the case. Determining the cause of an itchy vagina is important so as to be able to initiate proper treatment in order to relieve the symptoms and ultimately >> Read More ...

Constipation During Pregnancy – Causes and Relief

Constipation May Occur in Early or Late Pregnancy Constipation means difficulty defecation or having a bowel movement less than three times a week. Constipation may occur at any time during pregnancy; main causes include: Hormone progesterone slows down bowel contractions and hence the passage of the stool. The pressure of >> Read More ...

Ultrasound, Date My Pregnancy, Smoking Effect

ConcernedDad Asked : My wife is 14 weeks pregnant from our estimation, and she went for her first pregnancy ultrasound last week. I know it is a bit late but due to personal beliefs, we did it at this time. The gynecologist estimated that she is in her 16th week of pregnancy after doing the ultrasound. We are almost dead >> Read More ...
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