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Douching For Guys
This refers to the systematic internal rinsing of the vagina. You typically use a kit specifically designed for this. A solution is in a plastic bottle like container with a thin tube (straw like) extending from it. The tube is inserted and the bottle is squeezed. The tube has a tip that allows the solution to spray around inside. The solution and any other contents can drain ...Read more
Probably fine: A vinegar douche is often available as an over the counter product for a womens hygiene.As far as helping you conceive a girl, it is unlikely to bring your chances above 50%. Neither this, teas or potions, sexual positions or any other of the myths out there will change your chances. ...Read more
Menstrual cups or tampons? Which r better for young teen virgins? Don't say it's about personal preference
Sorry to disappoint.: Despite your assertation "Don't say it's about personal preference", it is... There is not medical research as to what is "best" - the choice of product to use during menstruation is a personal one that should be made based on comfort and preference. It is your body, make the choice that you are most comfortable with. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Kegels: Strengthen pelvic floor; some people believe it can. ...Read more
Is rephresh vaginal gel a good alternative for pregnant woman who want to cure their bv naturally rather than metrogel?
NO!: So, first there's nothing natural in rephresh vaginal gel. I don't know where you got this ridiculous idea. Read the ingredients. It's mostly chemicals plus a processed sugar (glycerin) & water. Doesn't nothing for an infection like BV. You need to use the proper medication to treat it (ANTIBIOTICS!) like metrogel and then maintain a healthy vaginal floral balance with proper sexual health & diet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a women get pregnant while using Soothe organic anti-bacteral anal lubricant with guva bark for vaginal sex?
Minimal research: Because of a variety of cultural taboos, it is hard to get reliable information on the practice.It appears to be universal, for at least part of the life of both genders.When it does not interfere with the normal development of peer interaction, there is no harm done.It does not interfere with physical growth or development. ...Read more
Is lactic acid based intimate hygiene wash (vagina wash) for women, good for men foreskin wash, to avoid penis foreskin itchiness ?
Female 41 yrs old tested + ureaplasma. Always uses condoms! Do I need to abstain from all sex during antibiotic treatment, or just vaginal?
Sorry you got tested: Ureaplasma is normal in the genital tract, present in ~50% of all sexually acttive people. It is shared with partners (i.e. sexually transmitted) but only some strains are known to cause any symptoms, usually mild and only in males. Testing for Ureaplasma is done rarely by knowledgeable experts, e.g. in STD clinics. There's no need for treatment if neither you nor partner(s) have symptoms. ...Read more
In a monogamous relationship. No stds. Have paraguard. We weren't smart and had brief anal intercourse followed immediately by full vaginal intercourse. What are my risks of uti, bv, or pid?
26yr gay.I am not geting erection with female.No problem with men but not very lasting.I want to make sexual interest with female.My mariage is coming?
Talk / Counsel: Hard. It's unethical to try to change a man's total sexual orientation or to suggest a pharmacologic erection for the wedding. Masters & johnson's work suggests you may well be able to be a complete husband if you truly love your bride-to-be, communicate and she's patient & understanding. If you are being forced into an arranged marriage, get advice from someone near you who's wise & trustworthy. ...Read more
Premature Ejaculate: Premature ejaculation (pe) may effect more men than even erectile dysfunction. The normal time from penetration to ejaculation is around 2 minutes. Some men cannot delay ejaculation but for a few seconds after penetration and some cannot even penetrate first. Numbing creams and "distraction" methods work, but not always. Kegels (pc squeeze) is unreliable. Using ssri meds off-label for pe works. ...Read more
Not the best...: Yogurt is used by some women to prevent Bacterial vaginosis and sometimes yeast infections (thrush). It really isn't a great treatment for thrush in either men or women. A topical yeast cream (over the counter) or oral medication prescribed by your doctor is the best treatment. Best wishes! ...Read more
Differences matter: Circumcision rates in the us have varied from 60-95 % over the last 3 decades depending on location, ethnic, cultural and other factors.It also varies around the world, 10% in uk (not covered by nhs) to 30% reported in france, canada ; australia.Although it is an elective procedure, proponents for or against have almost a cult like fervor. How people react reveals lack of understanding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exposure: The more "partners" one has; the more exposure one takes on...Which potentially changes the normal flora in one's own body. Always have you(or your partner) wear a condom which can reduce this risk; and this is an easily treatable condition so see your health care provider if this has occurred. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer