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How Does Smoking Affect Your Sex Life
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
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
Should i visit an endocrinologist? I am 25 year old female in good health, no drinking, smoking, or sexual activity. I have always had acne but since high school it has gotten progressively worse and it is now completely unmanageable. It fluctuates with m
Didnt finish ?: And i assume that you were going to talk about fluctuation with your period. However, a dermatologist would be the best person to see about severe or scarring acne, and they will be familiar with the endocrine issues and can recommend oral contraceptives or some other means to regulate your cycles if necessary to help your acne, or give you a referral. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Veins attached to my left testis is swollen what should i do? single,no sexual intercourse,no smoking,non alcoholic,masturbate once a week
Dilated veins: Dilated veins in the left side of the scrotum are called a varicocele and are caused by backflow of blood and poor function of valves in the veins. They are not serious except that they can cause infertility. This can be determined by a sperm analysis. If you would like to discuss this further, please ask for an inbox consult. Dr. Long ...Read more
People used to say,: "a drink before & a cigarette after are the 3 best things in life! but, nicotine does long-term artery damage. It promotes the formation of atherosclerosis plaque &. Constricts arteries. This includes penile & vaginal vessels impairing pleasure & performance. In younger folk it may be very slight but with all the other good reasons to quit or minimize tobacco, it can't hurt to add this & do it! ...Read more
Stopped for how long: Weed itself can cause hormonal changes, but these are more prominent in men and can cause decreased fertility and sperm count, reduced libido and even breast development. However, marijuana in some people increases interest in sex and may increase the pleasure of orgasm, and stopping marijuana will eliminate those changes. Find other ways to enhance sex life - new positions, techniques etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: In amounts that you would notice. The bigger issue is his illegal drug habit needs to be addressed. You doing nothing to help him stop is called enabling. Mark my word, nothing good will come from this if he doesn't stop. Imho, if your ex is smoking crack, you should stay as far away from him as you can. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible: Smoking can restrict blood flow on the basis of atherosclerosis. But there are other causes for erectile dysfunction. Psychological hormonal vascular, neurological . Advise seeing physician arrive at diagnosis and begin treatment both you and your significant other will be happier. ...Read more
A careful oral exam: The most effective tests for mouth cancer are good lighting, perceptive eyes, sensitive fingers, and proper training. When these tools detect a tissue abnormality, a biopsy can distinguish cancerous from benign lesions. Tobacco is well known to promote cancer. Sex is a more controversial risk factor, but some strains of sexually transmitted human papilloma virus are also thought to confer risk. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ugly pimples in butt and front area? I am haveing erection issue never cum during sex leave on vigra for that just 29 years old don't have kids divorced worried that in furture do I have kids or no i asked doctor he sait is stres related stop smoking is
MORE TO STORY: List every medication you are on. Especially any history of pain pills or heroin and alcohol. Medications are the #1 cause of this problem. If you take nothing including alcohol, then get your testosterone level checked. Also high BP and thyroid disease could do this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My penis doesnt go up during sex i heard it has alot to do with smoking cigarettes which i do alot in order to fix it what should i do?
See below: Most common risk factors for erectile dysfunction include: aging, diabetes, HTN, high cholesterol, obesity, tobacco use, medications, recreational drugs, alcohol, lack of exercise, and anxiety/depression. In otherwise young and healthy men: anxiety performance along with alcohol, tobacco, and drug use/abuse are most common. Healthy diet and lifestyle are best preventative measures. ...Read more
Hello doc, every time my boyfriend and I have sex especially orally I get BV, does him smoking contribute to that?
My bf has started smoking Oxys, I'm a social worker and I've tried everything 2 help him. What are the long term side effects(he has NO sex drive)?
Smoking oxys: Smoking Oxycodone carries the same risk and difficulties as abuse oh any narcotic Unfortunately you will not be able to help him till he is ready to be helped when he is ready he should see a board certified addictionologist He can find one by googling American Board of Addiction Medicine ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've been smoking this month, and having a lot of stressful days ..Im really scared to miss my period, i had protected sex he did not ejaculate.Chances?
Contraception: There is always a chance of pregnancy if sperm comes in proximity to your eggs. If event occurred <72 hrs ago, Plan B is an option now. Take a pregnancy test if your period is late. Get in to planned parenthood or another clinic for birth control and start right away if not pregnant. It sounds like addressing your stress/mood may also be helpful. ...Read more
Hi Doc, just circumcised few hours ago. I wanted to know if smoking marijuana can slow the healing process? Do i wait for 6 weeks like sex? Thanks Doc
I was smoking meth in my car for the first time and outta nowhere the back of my head felt like sombody hit me with a hammer. . I couldnt sleep for 3days couldnt eat either. When iam having sex im getting the same huge migraine in back of my head&nek?
Concerning: You should see a physician and have a brain scan to check for a possible aneurism. ...Read more
I got protected sex four months ago and i quit smoking and alcohol abruptly. I got lymph node last month and now scalp acne?
Could smoking marijuana every night affect the effectiveness of Wellbutrin (bupropion) in relieving depression or have a negative effect on sex drive?
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
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
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
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