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Hiv transmission via frottage and rubbing genitals? Especially if female is releasing a lot of vaginal fluids, & tip of the penis also rubbed

Hiv transmission via frottage and rubbing genitals? Especially if female is releasing a lot of vaginal fluids, & tip of the penis also rubbed

Low risk: In general, genital rubbing and frottage would not be a risk factor for HIV transmission. However, exposure to vaginal fluids which can contain and transmit HIV does pose a risk, especially in the presence of "broken genital skin" which may or may not be evident to the naked eye. ...Read more

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How common are genital deformations? (female) I have a strange question. How common are genital deformations? I was giving myself a wax with a mirror up close, and everything was normal, and when i got to my rear end i noticed that right on the topside of

How common are genital deformations? (female) I have a strange question. How common are genital deformations? I was giving myself a wax with a mirror up close, and everything was normal, and when i got to my rear end i noticed that right on the topside of

It : It would be very rare to have a congenital genital deformation in that area. Another possibility would be a healed anal fissure, where a patient had an area of irritation that is painful for a while and sometimes bleeds, then heals up. Next time you go to the gynecologist you can have them evaluate it to be sure. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get pimples or cysts around the female genital area but not inside. ?

Is it normal to get pimples or cysts around the female genital area but not inside. ?

Yes: these are typically bartholin gland related. They are not present inside but only on your external genitalia. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a female to have pelvis pain after sex for short period of time? Only happened once.

Is it normal for a female to have pelvis pain after sex for short period of time? Only happened once.

Likely normal : If this happened only one time, and resolved on its own, it is likely benign and not likely to be anything of significant concern. If you have persistent pain after sex, problems with urination after sex, or any issues that are persistent, you should get evaluated by your gynecologist. ...Read more

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22, female, joints cracking, especially hips and shoulders, pelvis feels like it will break when I lean forward. Is it normal or not?

22, female, joints cracking, especially hips and shoulders, pelvis feels like it will break when I lean forward. Is it normal or not?

Cracking joints: Joints that crack with movement and have no pain are usually not troublesome. A breaking pelvis with leaning forward should be seen by an md ...Read more

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If the female genitals are not pink, could that mean there is something wrong?

If the female genitals are not pink, could that mean there is something wrong?

NO: The pigmentation varies on all people but if there is an std.Or yeast infection than color could be diffrent. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my baby to have swollen genitals?

Is it normal for my baby to have swollen genitals?

Yes: Newborns often have swollen genitals from mom's hormones and sometimes related to the trauma of coming through the birth canal. Older babies should not have swollen genitals. Suddenly swollen genitals in combination with fussiness or definite pain should be considered a medical emergency. ...Read more

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Is there a medical term for hypersensitivity in female genitals?

Is there a medical term for hypersensitivity in female genitals?

No: Female genitals may be involved in an allergic reaction just like any area of the body could become involved in an allergic reaction. There is no specific term if the genitals are involved. Angioedema and urticaria are general terms that describe swelling and hives that may occur anywhere. The skin and mucus membranes may react to topical creams, soaps, detergents, latex condoms and even sperm. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my girlfriend to get wet and feel her genitals intense without having any sexual thought?

Is it normal for my girlfriend to get wet and feel her genitals intense without having any sexual thought?

Orgasm: Women have vaginal secretions at all times. They come from glands located in the cervix (lower part of uterus). Are you asking if she can have orgasm without sexual stimulation or sexual thoughts? There was a case a few years ago about a patient having something similar to that however that is very uncommon or unlikely. Your question needs more details but this is not the forum though. ...Read more

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Is it true that one person can posses both female and male genitals?

Is it true that one person can posses both female and male genitals?

Its possible: Genitalia development depends on the chromosomes and exposure to testosterone. There is a sequence of events starting with the internal genitalia (ovaries, tubes, testes) that ultimately play a role in the development of the external genitalia (outer vagina or penis). A female could have an enlarged clitoris that looks like a penis. Others could have part ovary and testis. ...Read more

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Is it possible for one "person" to posses both female and male genitals?

Is it possible for one "person" to posses both female and male genitals?

Its possible: Genitalia development depends on the chromosomes and exposure to testosterone. There is a sequence of events starting with the internal genitalia (ovaries, tubes, testes) that ultimately play a role in the development of the external genitalia (outer vagina or penis). A female could have an enlarged clitoris that looks like a penis. Others could have part ovary and testis. ...Read more

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Would cutting your (female) genitals off have any negative impact on you?

Would cutting your (female) genitals off have any negative impact on you?

I believe that : Cutting off a woman's genitals would likely have an emotional impact similar to a male who had his genitalia cut off. Negative impact of mutilating females genitals include death, severe chronic pain, hemorrhage, urinary retention, urinary tract infections, keloid scars, strictures, fistula, incontinence, infertility, painful intercourse, painful periods, neuroma, recurrent infections, septic. ...Read more

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Could it be possible to have both female and male genitals and still be ok?

Could it be possible to have both female and male genitals and still be ok?

Sure - hermaphrodite: Hermaphrodites can have ambiguous, reversed of mixed genitalia, depending on their specific diagnosis and genotype. Being ok as you say is not impossible after corrective hormonal andor surgical therapy and appropriate gender assignment counseling and psychotherapy. ...Read more

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Could it be possible for a girl to have both female and male genitals?

Could it be possible for a girl to have both female and male genitals?

Sure - hermaphrodite: Hermaphrodites can have ambiguous, reversed of mixed genitalia, depending on their specific diagnosis and genotype. ...Read more

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Can you recommend a remedy for itchiness and cracking in female genitals?

Can you recommend a remedy for itchiness and cracking in female genitals?

Visit your OBGYN: Itchiness and cracking in the female genetalia is an indication to visit your OB/GYN. The list of potential diagnoses is large, and you need a physical exam from your OB/GYN. Take a look at this list at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists on itching of the female vulva: http://www.acog.org/Patients/FAQs/Disorders-of-the-Vulva-Common-Causes-of-Vulvar-Pain-Burning-and-Itching#vul ...Read more