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Lesbian Health Gay
Health is health!: Mental health for glbt people is the same as health for anyone --- the capacity to love, work and develop. Particular sexual interests or gender identification sometimes makes this more difficult because of negative social responses. These may challenge some glbt people but the basic ingredients of mental health remain the same for them as for everyone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The careless: There is a risk of STD's in all of these categories. The basic advice is to assess risk, establish honesty and trust, and use protective measures at all times. You will not make a lifestyle choice based on the risk of STD's anyway so what would this information tell you? ...Read more
Is there any psychologically or healthy menace 4 a child that is going to be raised and adopted by a gay or lesbian couple?Are hetero couples better?
Straight or Gay: According to all ethical studies on parenting there is no difference in any scale of health, happiness, or social adjustment for kids raised in heterosexual versus homosexual households. Children need love, support, and patience and loving parents or parent is the best way to provide that. Kids could care less about sexuality when it comes to being supported by their parent or parents. ...Read more
I am a gay and i had sex with a man who does not have hepatitis b and c and is in good health. Will i get hepatitis b and c by having sex with a man?
Nothing special: Really, when you get right down to it there are no particular differences between gay people and straight people in terms of health concerns other than perhaps some subtle differences in risk factors for acquiring STDs when engaging in unprotected sex. Gay men have the same problems as straight men, gay women may have subtle advantage over straight women. The exception for both is pregnancy ...Read more
Sir I am a gay is there any bad effect of becoming on health and I listen somewhere that there are three chromosomes in super male & female is it?
Not many: effects as long as you use caution. Protection against sexually transmitted diseases is most important. Use condoms for intercourse and rubber dams for oral contact. Gays are otherwise just as healthy as anyone else. Super male or XYY chromosomes have nothing to do with being gay. This anomaly occurs in 1/1000 births and can be associated with tall stature. Thanks for Trusting HealthTap! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possibly: A condom is very protective but a few percentage of time it may not be. So the same way that a woman may occasionally become pregnant when the man uses a condom, anal intercourse could occasionally be associated with a sexually transmitted disease, including gonorrhea, syphilis, HIV infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer