14 Tips From Gynecologists That Every Woman Needs to Know

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Aside from filing taxes and making unwanted visits to the dentist, we'll admit that gynecologist appointments are one of the things we dread more than anything. However, while these visits may seem awkward and definitely uncomfortable, there are ways to make your appointments as painless as possible.

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And aside from better gynecologist etiquette, we asked our go-to pros to shed some light on some vaginal myths and rumors you've probably convinced yourself to be true. 'Cause seriously, there really is a lot of misinformation (ahem! douching!) going around. 

For better gynecologist appointments and improved vagina habits, here are 14 things your gynecologist wants you to know before coming into the office. Trust us: You may want to write some of these tips down.

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