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Sex is Part of Life: Sex is a very important part of our human experience. Sex can be used to enhance life, bring life to the world, to heal and enhance relationships. All forms of sexual activity can be used to be healthy but they can be misused and cause hurt and pain. But, being sexual is going to be part of your life experience and there is nothing unhealthy about being curious and learning. ...Read more
It's up to you: It is safe to have sex until the last few weeks of your pregnancy, if you do not have pre-term contractions, infections, or other problems. Let how you feel guide your actions. Pay attention to your body and your mind, and see a doctor if you are having bleeding from your vagina, lots of cramping, or if you find yourself feeling down or unable to enjoy any of the things you did pre-pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eat Smart: Try to incorporate fruits, vegetables, protein, carbohydrates, and healthy fats into your everyday diet. Eat small meals throughout the day so that you won't overeat all at once. If you have cravings allow yourself to have them every once in a while, otherwise you will crave them more. You can eat healthy and still enjoy yourself! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not if careful: Firstly anal intercourse must be consensual. Recipient partner needs to relax anal sphincter as much as possible, best to use water soluble lubricant or a neutral oil ; initial insertion should be slow ; gentle. Anal intercourse should not be harmful under these conditions. ...Read more
Not abnormal: This is not considered abnormal from a health or psychiatric perspective, though i suppose normal boundaries are that we really dont want to know too much about our adult parents or adult children's sexual behaviors. ...Read more
Medical review: libido has diverse causes and hence have diverse ways of management, the main causes can be physical: medical conditions and medications, vaginal atrophy and substance use, other factors can be psychological particularly stress, depression or PTSD It can also be relationship related problems A reasonable starting point is seeing your doctor for medical check and counseling ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Im a circumcised man. Always had protected sex with women. But engaged in frottage with my penis. Is it good im circumcised? Hiv chances?
The degree of: risk depends on the time the Plan B was taken. Even if the male did not ejaculate - pre-ejaculate could have been released. Plan B One-Step is up to 89 % effective when taken within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex. It can reduce chance of pregnancy by up to 95% if used within 24 hours. It continues to reduce the risk of pregnancy up to 120 hours (5 days) after unprotected sex, but is less ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several: Chili peppers contain capsaicin, which stimulates nerves & boosts heart rate. It may also induce the release of endorphins, which leave you with a natural "high" that might boost sex drive. Bananas contain potassium & riboflavin, which help stimulate the production of testosterone in the body. Avocados contain high amounts of Folic Acid & vitamin b6. ...Read more
None, ...: Contacting the right area with bacteria will always brings the potentially offending germs to the obviously or microscopically injured cells of skin or mucosa incurred by sexual acts. Hence there would be no imaginable ways to lessen STD risks; this is life reality and prevention by not doing it is the best way to avoid. Nonetheless, the odd of catching STDs is still low, but not impossible. ...Read more
Are non penetrative sex practices risky for contracting leprosy? E.g.: female (active) to male (passive) masturbation without condom, fellatio.
Maybe, but low risk: Any personal contact (kissing, skin contact, etc) can transmit leprosy. This includes sex, both penetrating and non penetrating, but probably no more often than other contact. Fortunately, leprosy is quite hard to transmit. Most household and sexual contacts (e.g. spouses) never catch it themselves. I suggest you discuss it with the doctor or clinic caring for the person with leprosy. ...Read more
Little smirk: I would say any good good except tobacco for its effect on blood vessels and alcohol for effect on the nerves. Some food may have the effect similar to the BP meds bblockers and Alpha blockers which can decrease erection and libido. But i say, any good, healthy food is ok. Trial and error and don't believe those saying oyster is an aphrodisiac, I have eaten enough, lol. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Absolutely: Being born without ovaries is not a reason to not have normal sexual function. The estrogen ovaries make can be replaced with pills or patches when the girl is old enough to start puberty. What is "healthy" for an individual is up to that individual. Most girls without ovaries have normal vaginas and uteruses. So standard heterosexual intercourse and even child bearing with donated eggs possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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