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  • Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)

    Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is an imbalance of the naturally-occurring, healthy bacteria found in the vagina or internal genitals. When conditions change, certain bacteria can increase and create symptoms. Infections can only occur in a vagina/internal genitals. BV can be treated with antibiotics.

  • BDSM & Kink

    Some forms of sexuality involve playing with power, sensation, or fetish. This type of sexuality is often referred to as kink. Other terms for this kind of play include ‘BDSM’, ‘fetish’, ‘leather,’ ‘kinky sex’, ‘the scene’ or ‘the lifestyle’.

  • Birth control

    Birth control, also called contraception, is used to prevent pregnancy or plan the timing of pregnancy.