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Does an orgasm (sex, masturbation) effect your mental or physical performance?

Does an orgasm (sex, masturbation) effect your mental or physical performance?

It should affect: your physical performance if you overdo it - esp if the orgasm is powerful enough to sap your strength for at least 15-20 mins afterwards. The older you are, the less likely you will recover soon afterwards. And the refractory period is built in unfortunately, it can be the bane of male existence :) Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Can a doctor reveal your sexual activity to your parents?

Can a doctor reveal your sexual activity to your parents?

Usually NO: Only if you are involved in something illegal or acutely at risk of harming yourself or someone else, then you are legally obligated to inform the authorities, and your parents likely would find out. Otherwise, your md is bound by doctor/patient confidentiality! this is sacred. ...Read more

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Your opinion on sexual assault, harassment?

Your opinion on sexual assault, harassment?

Always inappropriate: In a "civilized" society in which we live, there is no legitimate place for either sexual assault or harassment, and is a job termination offense(harassment) in most policy manuals, or a felony in the judicial system.(assault).. ...Read more

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Does abstaining from sexual intercourse and masturbation be helpful regarding bodybuilding and testosterone levels?

Does abstaining from sexual  intercourse and  masturbation be helpful regarding bodybuilding and testosterone levels?

Re: Abstaining: Abstaining from sexual intercourse will prevent you from contracting an std, but will have either no infuence or an insignificant influence upon your mean daily testosterone level. Staying health & fit should benefit you greatly. ...Read more

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Dr. Raj Syal Dr. Syal
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Improving Sexual Performance (Checklist)

Communicate with your partner
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Practice, as sex improves through practice and communication
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Exercise, as having a better body image will improve your desire
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Teen sexual health site?

Teen sexual health site?

Iwannaknow: Iwannaknow.Com separates fact from myth and is a good resource for teens. ...Read more

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Is it okay to discuss sexual thoughts with female therapist?

Is it okay to discuss sexual thoughts with female therapist?

Absolutely: If the therapist is a professional she will be able to separate the therapeutic relationship from personal issues and it should not pose any problem. ...Read more

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What consists a sexual health screaning?

What consists a sexual health screaning?

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

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How does physical activity impact your social health?

How does physical activity impact your social health?

As long as it's: not an obsession, it can only serve to help your moods and improve your social health. Often people work out together or in groups which is also a social benefit. ...Read more

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Tantric sex or sex therapy as a treatment for female sexual dysfunction?

Tantric sex or sex therapy as a treatment for female sexual dysfunction?

Both can be helpful: I would need to have more information about what the problem is, in order to direct you further. Both can be useful, depending on the problem. ...Read more

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What medications play a role in your sexual desire?

What medications play a role in your sexual desire?

Some may decrease it: Meds can sometimes decrease desire or impair orgasm (SSRI antidepressants). Occasionally some meds may increase desire (pramipexole/Mirapex; Bremelanotide-experimental, and flibanserin-recently FDA approved), See this link: http://time.com/23982/low-libido-11-drugs-that-affect-your-sex-drive/ ...Read more

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Need advice to control urges for sex with partner?

Need advice to control urges for sex with partner?

Time to talk: If you're a couple, generally the more often you have intercourse, the better. If there's some scruple (taboo days or something), talk with a member of your faith with some common sense. If your partner's refusing you on a regular basis, the problem is not with you and the relationship is in danger. Your question's not clear but please get together & talk with someone wise & decent. Good luck. ...Read more

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How is sexual health counselor different from reproductive health doctor?

How is sexual health counselor different from reproductive health doctor?

Wide definitions: A sexual health counselor may be someone at school, someone at a health clinic, or another setting. Typically this person is not a medical doctor, but is trained in some area of how the body works and functions sexually. A reproductive health doctor would be a medical doctor trained in medical school who specialized in helping individuals with reproductive problems. ...Read more

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What sexual activities cause HIV/AIDS?

What sexual activities cause HIV/AIDS?

HIV causes AIDS: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/ovarian It is the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). Sex does not cause AIDS, it facilitates the spread of HIV from one infected person to an other, See the website listed above for more info. ...Read more

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Does switching sexual partners give you a uti?

Does switching sexual partners give you a uti?

Risk: More partners, more risk, more exposure, more problems. Networking is great for business, bad for bacteria and good health. ...Read more

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What sexual health advice is mandated to be recommended by health care practitoners?

What sexual health advice is mandated to be recommended by health care practitoners?

Mandate: I know of no mandate in california. Each state has a medical board or equivalent licensing board that establishes required actions for its licensees. Check with your state's board. They will let you know more about this question. ...Read more

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Does abstaining from sex actually help with sports performance? (sexual transmutation?)

Does abstaining from sex actually help with sports performance?  (sexual transmutation?)

No, except that...: Sexual activities don't alter sports performance, except that activities immediately before the starter's gun sounds might have an impact. Also, women abstaining from sex won't get pregnant, while those actively engaged in sexual activities may get pregnant... And be unable to compete in their events due to being pregnant. ...Read more

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Which physical activity helps your appetite?

Which physical activity helps your appetite?

Yum Yum eat um up: If we are limiting the answer to consider only exercise as having an influence on appetite then any exercise will affect appetite. Consumption of food will go up as the need for energy goes up. Hopefully it is good food. ...Read more

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What is right age to indulge sexual activity? !

No answer: There is no right medical or health reason to answer this question. It is not the place of the doctor to tell you when or how to be sexual. You get to decide this for yourself. ...Read more

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Which type of sexual activity is good exercise ?

Which type of sexual activity is good exercise ?

Sex: Sexual activity is very good for mental health. But no sexual activity will burn enough calories to contribute to weight loss. ...Read more

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What physical changes happen after sexual activity?

What physical changes happen after sexual activity?

Sex: if your talking about the whole process, one will achieve orgasm. A pleasureful sensation, relaxation of the mind, and to be intuned with your body on a newer level. Your skin is more sensitive to touch, and senses more hightened. ...Read more

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What are the negative effects constant sexual activity have on teens?

What are the negative effects constant sexual activity have on teens?

Risks: Of sexual diseases, distraction from school, possible to become addicted to sex, are some possibilities. ...Read more

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Pain after urination for 15 minutes. Jappens sporadically and occurred before sexual activity. What could it be?

Sounds: like an infection. You need to have exam and tests to make sure. If you have a unrinary tract infection, you need to take antibiotics, so get to a doctor. ...Read more

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Can baby oil replace k-y lube for sexual activity?

Can baby oil replace k-y lube for sexual activity?

No: Is not indicated to use oil based lubricants as it will destroy the condoms and irritate your vaginal mucosa.Specially designed lubricants use different substances more mucosa and latex friendly. ...Read more

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What sexual activity can I do without getting pregnant?

What sexual activity can I do without getting pregnant?

Anything but...: Anything you and your partner agree to, as long as its not unprotected intercourse. ...Read more

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Can a sexual activity cause my weight loss. please help?

Can a sexual activity cause my weight loss. please help?

Amount of calories: burned during sexual activity is not likely to lead to significant weight loss. ...Read more

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Can lack of sexual activity negatively affect my health?

No: Lack of sexual activity has no negative affects on your health. ...Read more

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When can someone resume sexual activity after myomectomy?

When can someone  resume sexual activity  after myomectomy?

CALL YOUR DOCTOR: Who did the surgery, your doc should have already told you when it will be safe to have intercourse as your doc knows u and how the surgery went and how u did post op, i tell this to my pts before they go home so please call your doc this weekend to ask. ...Read more

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Could holding in semen after sexual activity cause psoriasis?

Could holding in semen after sexual activity cause psoriasis?

No: Not ejaculating with sexual activity will not lead to psoriasis. ...Read more

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After giving birth when is it normal to resume sexual activity?

After giving birth when is it normal to resume sexual activity?

Feel ready: It's normal whenever the woman feels ready, although intercourse is mostly discouraged until 6 weeks. Many women take longer to feel ready, there's no harm in that. ...Read more