Menstrual Blood Problems: Clots, Color, and Thickness
WebMD describes the causes of strange, thick, or heavy menstrual blood. Find out what is normal and when you should talk with your doctor.
Painful Ovulation (Mittelschmerz)
WebMD explains painful ovulation -- or ''mittelschmerz'' -- which causes pelvic and abdominal pain in some women in mid-cycle. Find out more, including treatment for it.
Chronic Pelvic Pain: Questions to Ask
If you have chronic pelvic pain, it is important to ask your doctor the right questions about diagnosis and treatment. WebMD can help.
Low-Fat Diets for Weight Loss
A look at why we eat fat, and how to eat less.
Diagnosing Chronic Pelvic Pain
Chronic pelvic pain is not always easy to diagnose. Learn more from WebMD about the tests that may be performed, and the role of specialists in treating pelvic pain.
Healthy Eating for Weight Loss
Information on how a healthy diet can help you lose weight.
Vaginal Discharge: What’s Abnormal?
WebMD explains vaginal discharge -- when it's normal and when it's not.
Vaginal Douching: Helpful or Harmful?
WebMD explains vaginal douching and the medical risks associated with it.
Yeast Infections: Should You Treat Yourself, or See a Doctor?
WebMD tells you when it's OK to treat your own yeast infection and when you should call the doctor.
A pelvic examination is a complete physical exam of a woman's pelvic organs by a health professional. A pelvic exam helps a health professional evaluate the size and position of the vagina, cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries.