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New booklet: Vulva & vaginal irritation

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Jean Hailes, Last updated 05 May 2017 Jean Hailes has just released a new patient information booklet: The vulva: irritation, diagnosis & treatment.  Contents: What is normal? Causes of vulva irritation Management & treatment Dryness ‘Good bacteria’ versus ‘bad bacteria’ in the vagina Other natural therapies Irritation Diagnosis Secretions or discharge Odour...

First medical study on chest binding recently published

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The first medical study on chest binding transgender and non-binary people was published last year.  The researchers hope that the study will provide an initial roadmap for change, educating physicians on the benefits and impacts of binding and allowing those who bind to take charge of their health. They scoured peer-reviewed literature and information from health clinics, LGBTQ organizations...

Tinea genitalis: a new entity of sexually transmitted infection?

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Sex Transm Infect 2015;91:493-496 doi:10.1136/sextrans-2015-052036 Case series and review of the literature Abstract: Objective Investigation on recent cases of tinea genitalis after travelling to South East Asia. Methods Patients with tinea in the genital region, which emerged after sex in South East Asia, underwent further assessment including microscopy, cultures and DNA analyses. Results The...

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