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Internists Sexual Health
Depends: Depends on the doctor. There may be questions about your medical history and social history. A physical exam, heart, lungs, abdomen... whole body. Genitals exam. For women a speculum exam to look into vagina swab vagina and cervix for pap and check infection. Internally feel pelvic muscles, ovaries, uterus. Sometimes a rectal exam to feel inside anus and rectum. ...Read more
No: Only if you were to glue them to your penis and let the glue harden. Did you hear that from a friend or on the internet? Don't believe any medical information you read on the internet, except on healthtap. ...Read more
In complex ways. : This is a complex question but certainly a man's reproductive sexual health changes with age and hormonal status. Following puberty, healthy men establish baseline levels of testosterone, fertility, erectile function, and libido. These characteristics can diminish with time, and can decrease further with comorbid conditions such as diabetes or vascular disease. ...Read more
HIV through cunnilingus. The sexual health centres in Australia states its negligible risk and not to worry. Please help?
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
Plz let me know if usage of minoxidal 5% n finastride1 mg has any affects o sexual health. If i stop this medication will i loose t regrown hair?
Yes: Yes they can affect sexual function, so if you notice new issues, may be related. Yes if you stop medication your hair will likely return to what it was before. ...Read more
I will get married in. 2mnths please advice best food n exercise for my sexual health. Also anything for wedding night to stand long in bed.Thanks?
Congratulations: On this wonderful step. Eat plenty of protein and avoid sugar, grease and extra salt; exercise hard with aerobic (so you'll be lean) and resistance (so you'll be muscular) training. The gym people will guide you. If premature ejaculation is a grave concern, visit with your physician now about possible rx; regardless real love & good communication should make this wonderful. ...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
My partner has found out at a sexual health clinic today he may have gonorrhoea. They said it may undiagnosed for years without realising is this true?
Optimize health by:-: Regular physical exercise or Yoga 4 - 5 times/week. Don't smoke or indulge in recreational drugs. Healthy diet with plenty of fiber, vegetables & grain without excessive calories, protein, fat or salt. Drink plenty of water and avoid excessive alcohol intake. Get plenty of sleep & avoid getting over-tired as well as too much stress. Avoid being a "workaholic" & take vacations. ...Read more
Many...: --- poor lifestyle with overindulgence and obsession is the number one, with diabetes, iatrogenic disorders from drugs notably those for depression, diseases of nerve system, obesity, long-term use of opiate-related pain medication, etc. to follow. More on male sexual health, go to articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onSexLife-ED-CareOptions.html. More? Contact me.... ...Read more
Not necessary if...: Since many STI-infected are free of their related symptoms & one with multiple sexual partners are prone to be in the high-risk category of catching STD, it is unnecessary to be checked for STD if being asymptomatic in monogamy. But, it is always good for general health & sex life to practice healthy lifestyle without overindulgence. More? To http://www.formefirst.com/onSexLife-ED-CareOptions.html ...Read more
See answer: In general, a sexual health screening consists first of being asked questions about your health, sexual history and practices and then followed by an appropriate physical exam with attention to the genital areas and including a pelvic exam in women. Based on history and exam, appropriate std testing will be done (blood tests, pap smear, fluid cultures). ...Read more