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The V Zone

The V Zone

A Woman's Guide to Intimate Health Care

Foreword by: Elsa Giardina, MD
Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Intimate Health Care
The V Zone answers those difficult and embarrassing questions women often are unable to ask their own doctor. Colette Bouchez, an award winning medical journalist, explains important health information in easy-to-understand language, and offers women a clear, concise plan for dealing with the most common gynecological complaints. In addition to describing currently available medical treatments, The V Zone reports on natural and alternative solutions, and helps navigate the wide array of over-the-counter products, including menstrual aids, home test kits, and feminine hygiene products. Know instantly what's safe to use, what's not, when it's okay to self-treat, and when it's time to seek professional care. Also included is the latest information on:
  • vaginitis
  • painful sex
  • urinary tract infections
  • yeast infections
  • STDs
  • and much more!

With advice from over two dozen medical experts, The V Zone is the definitive guide women can turn to and rely on, today and for years to come.
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  • Touchstone | 
  • 256 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780684870977 | 
  • June 2001
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Chapter One: Understanding Your V Zone
What You Need to Know About Your Intimate Health

If you're like most other women, it's likely you pay very little attention to your intimate anatomy until a problem occurs. Then you panic, as you begin to realize how little you really know about some areas of your body. Indeed, studies show that, by and large, most of us are far more familiar with the pores on our nose than we are with our V zone, the area between our belly button and our thighs. And that can be a big mistake.

Why? First, the more you know about your intimate anatomy, the greater is your chance of having not... see more

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