What Can Blood on Toilet Paper but Not on Stool Mean?

It’s one frightening experience: You wipe yourself after pooping, glance at the toilet paper and see red or pink smeared in with the poop stain. Your heart races; your breathing stops; your eyes don’t blink [...]

Should Virgins Get Pap Smears?

Should a virgin get a Pap smear? Pap smears are very effective screening tools for cervical cancer, which is primarily caused by the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV). Recommendations for when women should begin getting [...]


Why Is There Blood in Cervical Mucus after Period Ends?

An OB/GYN explains reasons for blood in cervical mucus after menstruation is over. Have you noticed blood in your cervical mucus even though your period has ended? Perhaps you’ve noticed the blood in the cervical [...]