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Frequently Asked Questions About HPV

By Dr Jireh Serfontein. What should I know about the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)? Human papilloma viruses (HPV) are a group of more than 100 different viruses. About 40 types of HPV are through genital contact during intercourse or just…
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Sex Q & A with Dr. Elna Rudolph

Dr. Elna Rudolph answers a few questions about sex. My partner wants to try anal sex more often, but I don’t enjoy it. I’m worried that if I don’t do it, he will feel unfulfilled… There are certain no-no’s when it comes to sex…
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Candidiasis

Candidiasis is a fungal infection in the body. There are many species of Candida, but the most common species that causes infection is called Candida albicans. Candida albicans occurs normally in small amounts in the body. An overgrowth…
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The Complications of Untreated Chlamydia

By Rebekah Kendal. We take a closer look at the complications that men and women might experience as a result of untreated chlamydia. Because at least half of the people with chlamydia don't experience any symptoms, it is possible…
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Eager Beaver

By Nichi Hodgson, Originally published in Women's Health Magazine, 2015. Edited by Dr. Elna Rudolph. Things we love about vaginas: they have more names than Snoop Dogg. People have written poems, songs and plays about them, and in our…
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FEMAGENE FACT FILE: THRUSH AND HOW TO AVOID IT

Published by Femagene. If you’ve ever been on anti-biotics, been overly stressed, or had been using the wrong intimate hygiene products then you may have also experienced a fungal infection of the vagina, or Thrush - as it’s commonly…
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LADIES! A COUPLE OF TIPS TO KEEP YOUR VAJAYJAY IN PERFECT WORKING ORDER!

Press release for Femagene. By Dr. Elna Rudolph. As little girls, we’re all taught the basics – ‘Don’t fiddle around down there!’ and ‘make sure you wipe in the right direction!’ Clearly, these reminders are important to…
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Die noodsaaklikheid van seksopvoeding en jou 'tween'

Deur Dr. Elna Rudolph, gepubliseer in Intiem Tydskrif, Maart 2015. Jou tween is op daardie ongemaklike stadium - nóg kind nóg tiener. 'n Inbetweener, of kortweg, 'n tween. Die vrae raak al hoe meer. Hulle selfbeeld word vanuit alle…

STI (STD) Research at My Sexual Health

We are super excited about the new STI (STD) research project My Sexual Health is involved in through the University of Pretoria at our branches - in Johannesburg (Bryanston) and Pretoria (Silver Lakes).  Dr. Elna Rudolph, Dr. Jireh Serfontein…
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Candida or Thrush

Published by Femagene. Dr. Elna Rudolph shares everything you need to know about candida and how to prevent and treat it.
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What to Expect When You Go for Your Pap Smear

Published by Femagene. Dr. Elna shares her insight on what to expect when you go for a papsmear and, of course ,who and how often a woman should go for one. Most women are terrified of what to expect - in this educational video Dr.…