Tales Of My Vagina, Or Why Women's Health Is Totally F*cking Unfair

I just spent two and a half hours and $40 on my vagina, and I did not even get my pubes waxed into a cute shape. No, I had a yeast infection — and here's why I'm enraged. » 2/18/10 6:00pm 2/18/10 6:00pm

This Week We Discovered Shoving Garlic Up Our Hoohas Was Srsly "Uncool"

Where Garlic Has Never Gone Before: Or, How Not To Cure A Yeast…

I love garlic. I love it roasted and spread on bread; blended into rich aioli; mixed with sauces and seasoning braises and stews. But you know what combo I don't like? Garlic and vagina. Here's the deal.When one gets yeast infections easily - at the first whiff of an antibiotic or the slightest weakening of the… » 11/13/08 2:20pm 11/13/08 2:20pm

Ingrown Pubes, Yeast Infections: Reality TV Contestant Keeps It Really

This clip is kinda old, as it's from the 2005 season of Big Brother Australia. But after an Australian reader pointed it out to us, we couldn't resist posting it. It features the contestants hanging out in their bedroom, where Vesna, one of the women in the house, discovers she has an ingrown pubic hair and wants… » 7/14/08 4:30pm 7/14/08 4:30pm

"Got Any Deep Throating Tips?"

It's time for another installment of Pot Psychology, the advice column in which everyone's problems are solved with an "herbal" remedy. (Remember, kids: Don't do drugs!) In this episode, Rich and I got help from our pal Sasha Frere-Jones, to tackle problems like reclusive behavior, definitions of words, and all the… » 6/27/08 4:20pm 6/27/08 4:20pm

"How Do I Tell My Boyfriend About My Yeast Infection?"

It's time for another installment of Pot Psychology, the advice column in which everyone's problems are solved with an "herbal" remedy. (Remember, kids: Don't do drugs. Really.) In this episode, my friend till the end, Rich, helps me dole out advice on stuff like abortion scams, diabetic drinkers, and rim jobs. Got a… » 5/09/08 4:20pm 5/09/08 4:20pm

Think You've Got Candida? Maybe Not! We Consult An Ailing Vagina

Just the other day, there was a piece on Science Daily about how women often misdiagnose themselves as having a yeast infection, when it's really something else, like bacterial vaginosis or Trichomonas vaginalis. Well, who knew, but there's now a drugstore test, akin to a home pregnancy test, but instead of peeing on… » 9/20/07 4:00pm 9/20/07 4:00pm

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