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Doctor insights on: Recent New Sexual Partner

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I recently developed 5 little pink pumps at the base of my penis. I'm 5'9 178lbs and exercise daily. No new sexual partners in over 8 months.

I recently developed 5 little pink pumps at the base of my penis. I'm 5'9 178lbs and exercise daily. No new sexual partners in over 8 months.

Herpes: Could be herpes or another infection. Get checked. You could get it before meeting your current partner, or get it from your partner. Many infections could be dormant for some time. ...Read more

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Had a bacterial infection. Now I have pimples near my clitoris. Any correlation? No new sexual partners as well.

Had a bacterial infection. Now I have pimples near my clitoris. Any correlation? No new sexual partners as well.

Herpes? Yeast?: "Pimples" in the genital area often is herpes; or maybe a yeast infection? Many monogamous people get herpes, either because of recurrence of a longstanding infection that previously was asymptomatic; or because of new transmission even though both partners are faithful. See a doctor ASAP; diagnosis is most accurate before lesions start to heal. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does new sexual partner cause bv?

Does new sexual partner cause bv?

Sometimes: Bacterial vaginosis is not normally considered a usual std. However some partners may pass it from one to another sexually. If this is happening, treating both partners may help. ...Read more

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Improving Sexual Performance (Checklist)

Communicate with your partner
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Practice -- sex improves through practice and communication
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Exercise -- better body image will improve your desire
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Are newly HIV infected people by law require to inform past sexual partners that they may or may not have infected?

Are newly HIV infected people by law require to inform past sexual partners that they may or may not have infected?

Depends: Laws vary by state, but this is something that obviously can't be enforced, since the patient has to provide names. People diagnosed with HIV are encouraged to notify former partners, which can also be done anonymously through the health department. Disclosure to current partners is more straightforward, and in some states can be done without consent of a patient who refuses to disclose. ...Read more

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How often should you (and a new sexual partner) get tested for stis?

How often should you (and a new sexual partner) get tested for stis?

Only the best: If you are planning regular unprotected sex, you owe each other proof you are clean. How often you do this as the relationship progresses depends on what level of confidence you have that the other person is monogamous. Today, many (most?) couples do not begin having unprotected sex until marriage is formalized or it is clear that this is a longstanding monogamous relationship. ...Read more

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My period messing up because of my new sexual partner? Is that possible?

My period messing up because of my new sexual partner?  Is that possible?

No. : The menstrual cycle is controlled by hormonal interactions that must be correctly released in order to have regular predictable cycles. Causes of altered cycles (excluding pregnancy) are: stress, medications, large changes in weight, exercise, and birth control. ...Read more