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Taking care of ‘down there’ | Free health articles - March 2017

Free health articles 21 Mar 2017
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Our free health articles cover a different women's health issue each month and may be reprinted in your organisation's newsletter, blog or website at no cost. This month's topic is "Health checks and changes".

Taking care of 'down there'

The skin of the vulva is extremely delicate, making it susceptible to a wide range of conditions. Vulval irritation is relatively common in women of all ages, with skin conditions and infections often being the cause.

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What's the best plan of attack if things aren't feeling quite right 'down there'? What steps can you take to ensure you're getting the support and help you need, while still feeling in control and comfortable?

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