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Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more
i am 22 and how does diabetes affect sex life and what are the precautions to be taken .. my hb1ac is 6.1% now?
Is mirena (levonorgestrel) effective for period control? Any side effects? Does it affect sex life?
Yes, no, no: Cycles much lighter and 35% chance of no cyles (still safe). Very minimal reports of adverse effects, like wt gain or mood changes. These are probable more related to stopping the previous form of contraception. Only effect on sex is also rare, and that is real or percieved event of partner feeling the string. This can be treated by the person who placed it. ...Read more
Yes but be informed: It is very safe but there are some concerns that I have addressed in the video link below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fybsihrevec;sns=em in fact it has been shown that women with silicone breast implants produce milk with less silicone than formula fed infants. There are other concerns about capsular contracture and ptosis which are discussed in the video. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Get creative: Depending on your specific condition, some adjustments may be necessary. An understanding partner and a doc you feel comfortable talking to can make a big difference. For example, if your disability impairs movement, you may need positions in which you are less active. Some medications and treatments may also affect sexual performance or response, so work with a doc you can talk with comfortably. ...Read more
Erectile Dysfunction: Smoking is a key cause of erectile dysfunction. It causes impotence because it promotes atherosclerosis. This arterial narrowing makes the transport of blood throughout the body (including the blood required to maintain an erection) more difficult. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some..: Has a man with a pair of fully developed penes ever existed although its related story can be very sensational? If yes, he will surely be hard to interact with 2 women. In reality, most of such cases are cases of incomplete duplication, which will surely impede sexual function. This kind of patients require an empathetic & passionate counseling so they can live a realistic life. ...Read more
Different ways: Crohn's disease can cause pain, fatigue, and any chronic condition can cause depression, all of which can affect sex life. Also fistulas and ostomies can sometimes get in the way. There are some medications that can affect fertility in men (methotrexate, sulfasalazine, etc.), or risk of birth defects in women (methotrexate, etc.). Ask your doctor because this is a very individual issue. ...Read more
No: You might need a day or few for acute recovery, depending on depth & extent, but will not interfere with function or sensation in long run. ...Read more
Depend...: What to improve sex life depends on what may contribute to the emergence of sexual difficulty, like aging, diseases, drugs, depression/anxiety, or combination. To sort these related things out correctly, follow instructions in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onSexLife-ED-CareOptions.html, http://www.formefirst.com/onBPH-LUTS-VoidingTrouble.html, etc. Best... ...Read more
I have been masturbating daily for the last 8 years and I am still virgin. Will this affect my sex life at all?
Possibly: Phimosis is a tightening of the foreskin making it difficult or impossible to retract. You may have pain with erections because of the tight foreskin. See your md, sometimes a steroid cream can be used to loosen the skin but sometimes a circumcision is required. If you aren't having any problems with intercourse now, your phimosis is likely not that severe. ...Read more
Depends: This really depends on what type of cancer you have and the treatment that you will receive. For example, if you have prostate cancer then surgery or radiation can result in erectile dysfunction. It is also possible to have psychological issues related to a new diagnosis of cancer or treatment that can impact your sexual health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Decreased energy: It takes a lot of energy to heal, so you may have less to give. This is normal. Desire for sex often decreases, and your own self-image may also be impacted. It's important not to judge yourself on this, and to give yourself time to feel better. At the same time, having sex is an important part of maintaining a healthy mind/body, so don't give it up entirely! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer