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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

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexual Health Issues (Definition)

"sexual health issues" references a broad range of topics that can occur in the male and female population, and range from adolescence to the geriatric population. Medical issues can include erectile dysfunction in males, and dyspareunia in females. A variety of medical specialists may encounter these ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: sexual health issues?

What is the definition or description of: sexual health issues?

Broad question: "sexual health issues" references a broad range of topics that can occur in the male and female population, and range from adolescence to the geriatric population. Medical issues can include erectile dysfunction in males, and dyspareunia in females. A variety of medical specialists may encounter these issues including primary care/urologists/gynecologists. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of women's sexual health issues related to diabetes?

What are some of the symptoms of women's sexual health issues related to diabetes?

Decreased libido: The biggest sexual concerns of women with diabetes include decreased libido and increased risk of uti's and yeast infections, which can make intercourse painful. Good glucose control will decrease these risks as well as frequent checkups for diabetes and well woman exams. ...Read more

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I'm going to get married soon and I have a few sexual health issues. I have weak erections and premature ejaculation problems and short erections?

I'm going to get married soon and I have a few sexual health issues. I have weak erections and premature ejaculation problems and short erections?

Prep for a med eval: I recommend getting an eval from your doctor. Before your appt gather some info to share with your doc. 1. Is your erection harder in the morning or when masturbating? 2. Does premature ejaculation also occur with masturbating? This can help inform your doc. Finally, if this is interfering with your relationship, consider exploring this issue in couples counseling. ...Read more

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How might a mans reproductive sexual health change at different periods in his life?

How might a mans reproductive sexual health change at different periods in his life?

In complex ways. : This is a complex question but certainly a man's reproductive sexual health changes with age and hormonal status. Following puberty, healthy men establish baseline levels of testosterone, fertility, erectile function, and libido. These characteristics can diminish with time, and can decrease further with comorbid conditions such as diabetes or vascular disease. ...Read more

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Dr my age is 24 and i am diabetic what precautions do i take for my sexual and reproductive health?

Dr my age is 24 and i am diabetic
what precautions do i take for my sexual and reproductive health?

Plan pregnancies: tight glucose control prior to pregnancy and during pregnancy leads to much healthier outcomes. if you have unplanned pregnancy with uncontrolled diabetes, there is risk of miscarriage and severe birth defects. use a reliable method of birth control and plan pregnancies. ...Read more

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Dr i am male 24 age and diabetic what precautions i should take for sexual and reproductive health?

Dr i am male 24 age and diabetic 
what precautions i should take for sexual and reproductive health?

Control diabetes: Keep your diabetes under the best control, avoid smoking, consume alcohol only occasionally and in small amounts, avoid obesity and hypertension, exercise regularly, use sexual health precautions to avoid sexually transmitted diseases, use a balanced natural healthy diet, I guess you get the point. ...Read more

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What happens during sexual health checks?

What happens during sexual health checks?

Depends: Depends on the doctor. There may be questions about your medical history and social history. A physical exam, heart, lungs, abdomen... whole body. Genitals exam. For women a speculum exam to look into vagina swab vagina and cervix for pap and check infection. Internally feel pelvic muscles, ovaries, uterus. Sometimes a rectal exam to feel inside anus and rectum. ...Read more

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Want the hottest sexual health sites online?

Try google: Enter sexually explicit terms and sites will appear. However be warned that sites may lock onto you and you can get unwanted spam and phishing emails. ...Read more

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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

Dr. Celia Dominguez
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Reproductive Health (Definition)

Reproductive health is a branch of medicine that is concerned with the promotion of safe sexual intercourse practices and the ability ...Read more


Dr. Thomas Namey
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Sexual Health (Definition)

Sexual health usually refers to birth control and condom use to prevent pregnancy and the spread ...Read more