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How come I get many pimples after sexual intercourse?

How come I get many pimples after sexual intercourse?

Acne and sex: Several studies show very small increases in testosterone after orgasm in both men and women. Studies specific to arousal show from very small increases in hormone levels to insignificant changes. These increases in hormone levels may be responsible for your increase on acne. However, more research is needed to show a direct cause and effect. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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Why am i bleeding after sexual intercourse?

Why am i bleeding after sexual intercourse?

Bleeding: Post-coital bleeding (bleeding after sexual intercourse) is most likely related to a vaginal tear. A history of painful intercourse strengthens the suspicion. The tear can be small or extensive, so if there is prolonged or heavy bleeding, an evaluation with a doctor should ensue. ...Read more

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Is it bad to bleed after sexual intercourse?

Is it bad to bleed after sexual intercourse?

Might be: Bleeding after intercourse is always concerning. It coudl be something as simple as a small tear in the vaginal skin or impending period, but could be polyp, sking tag or tumor. Please have it checked. In some cases, it is due to blood in semen and may be partnere's issue. ...Read more

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Is it bad if you bleed after sexual intercourse?

Is it bad if you bleed after sexual intercourse?

Maybe: Intercourse should not cause bleeding. Some possible causes may include: rough intercourse, beginning of period, vagina or cervical inflamation, std, uterus fibroids. Have a doctor examine her. ...Read more

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I have bleeding after sexual intercourse, should I be concerned?

I have bleeding after sexual intercourse, should I be concerned?

Maybe: The main causes of bleeding after relations are 1-irritated cervix 2-polyp(s) 3-aggravated infection 4-pre/cancer of the cervix/uterus 5-pregnancy usually in young woman it is not serious. ...Read more

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Is it common to throw up after sexual intercourse?

Is it common to throw up after sexual intercourse?

No: It isn't common; you may wish to talk in person with a doctor in-office. ...Read more

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When after sexual intercourse can you take a pregnancy test?

When after sexual intercourse can you take a pregnancy test?

After missed period: It is better to wait 4-5 days after a missed period to do pregnancy test. It may be positive sooner, but a negative test at an early stage does not rule out pregnancy. You may take a blood test as soon as one day after a missed period. ...Read more

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What can I do for vaginal irritation after sexual intercourse?

Lubrication: At your age, you may have fewer secretions for lubrication. Try using a lubricant such as k-y jelly or liquid before intercourse. There are many kinds. Ask partner to help you apply it, to engage the both of you. ...Read more

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Why does my girlfriends upper stomach hurt after sexual intercourse?

Why does my girlfriends upper stomach hurt after sexual intercourse?

See a doc: Pain after intercourse should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

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


Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more