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Gonorrhea Sexual Health Issues
I received a full sexual health screening and i'm clear for gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, HIV what step should I take next?
Gonorrhea is caused by the bacteria Neisseria gonorrhea. Anyone who has any type of sex can catch gonorrhea. The infection can be spread by contact with the mouth, vagina, penis, or anus. The bacteria grow in warm, moist areas of the body, including the tube that carries urine out of the body (urethra). In women, the bacteria may be found in the reproductive tract (which includes the fallopian tubes, uterus, and cervix). The bacteria can even ...Read more
Broad question: "sexual health issues" references a broad range of topics that can occur in the male and female population, and range from adolescence to the geriatric population. Medical issues can include erectile dysfunction in males, and dyspareunia in females. A variety of medical specialists may encounter these issues including primary care/urologists/gynecologists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Decreased libido: The biggest sexual concerns of women with diabetes include decreased libido and increased risk of uti's and yeast infections, which can make intercourse painful. Good glucose control will decrease these risks as well as frequent checkups for diabetes and well woman exams. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm going to get married soon and I have a few sexual health issues. I have weak erections and premature ejaculation problems and short erections?
Prep for a med eval: I recommend getting an eval from your doctor. Before your appt gather some info to share with your doc. 1. Is your erection harder in the morning or when masturbating? 2. Does premature ejaculation also occur with masturbating? This can help inform your doc. Finally, if this is interfering with your relationship, consider exploring this issue in couples counseling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Second time i have experienced vaginal itching - last time it went away in a couple of days, never had any issues with my sexual health before. ?
Maybe vag infection?: It most likely is a vaginal infection that needs evaluation by the MD. If it is external itching first make sure that you haven't been using any harsh soaps or douches in the area. Also prolonged use of perfumed mini-pads can also be a culprit. ...Read more
Recent vaginal itching, never had issues with my sexual health before, second time this has happened, last time it went away after a couple of days ?
Go see your doc: Lots of different things can cause itching... May be as simple as needing to wash externally after every urination to prevent discharge from drying/ irritating skin, may be something that medicine would help with like yeast or bv... May be a skin problem... If not resolved in a few days go check it out ...Read more
Had rough sex 2 days ago now I have cramps but am not on my period. first time its happened, I'm 20, haven't had any issues with my sexual health?
Rough sex "hangover": Well the "party" had to end sometime and as usual with excess celebration there are "hangovers". In this case the uterus is cramping as a result of being in the "spin dry" cycle of rough sex. Sex is just as enjoyable like any "party" if excessive activity is moderated. ...Read more
Who can I go to check my sexual health? Specifically check my penis, it's size, the issue of a high sex drive, and also my semen and testosterone.
Primary care: Primary care doctors take care of sexual issues in men and women. They can refer to specialists, depending on what is found in the primary care evaluation. Everyone needs a good primary care doctor. A patient can just call and make an appointment to have his penis and testicles examined. The doctor will also get a general impression of the patient's psychological status, which is important. ...Read more
How long can I delay a gonorrhoea test? Had symptoms a week, going uni 27/09/15 where they have a sexual health clinic, struggling to find one locally
"sexual health issues" references a broad range of topics that can occur in the male and female population, and range from adolescence to the geriatric population. Medical issues can include erectile dysfunction in males, and dyspareunia in females. A variety of medical specialists may encounter these ...Read more
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