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My sexual health is not good ..I can't give me the basic detail hw to improve my sex life.

My sexual health is not good ..I can't give me the basic detail hw to improve my sex life.

NMI: Need more information. What aspects are not good? What are you looking for. Is it physical, emotional, or having to do with relationships? Please be much more specific. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Sinclair
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Sex Education (Definition)

Knowledge-based programs focus on teaching adolescents about their bodies and their normal functions, as well as provide detailed information about contraceptives and preventing STDs. Research indicates that abstinence-only education without information about contraception does not decrease teen pregnancy rates, but knowledge-based ...Read more


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I am worried about my sexual health. I am 19, first started having sex at 16, and could go for hours. Now i'm soft all the time, and and i'm worried.

I am worried about my sexual health. I am 19, first started having sex at 16, and could go for hours.  Now i'm soft all the time, and and i'm worried.

Seek a urologist: It's not normal for a 19 yo to have difficulty with erection. I suggest you seek an evaluation and opinion of a board certified urologist. Your primary doctor can guide you. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does TB or Myrin P affect male sexual health? I am not having erections n sexual desire as i used to had before TB. Male 31. can i do sex freely?

Does TB or Myrin P affect male sexual health?
I am not having erections n sexual desire as i used to had before TB. Male 31. can i do sex freely?

Be evaluated...: Your clinical scenario is nothing uncommon and can be helped, but could not be done in a 400-letter space of words. To help you get the needed care for erectile dysfunction (ED), go to peruse articles listed on http://formefirst.com/eBlogList.html; thereby you can work closer/better with doc to reach diagnosis for treatment. More? contact www.healthtap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login-using audio.. ...Read more

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Had rough sex 2 days ago now I have cramps but am not on my period. first time its happened, I'm 20, haven't had any issues with my sexual health?

Had rough sex 2 days ago now I have cramps but am not on my period. first time its happened, I'm 20, haven't had any issues with my sexual health?

Rough sex "hangover": Well the "party" had to end sometime and as usual with excess celebration there are "hangovers". In this case the uterus is cramping as a result of being in the "spin dry" cycle of rough sex. Sex is just as enjoyable like any "party" if excessive activity is moderated. ...Read more

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Who can I go to check my sexual health? Specifically check my penis, it's size, the issue of a high sex drive, and also my semen and testosterone.

Who can I go to check my sexual health? Specifically check my penis, it's size, the issue of a high sex drive, and also my semen and testosterone.

Primary care: Primary care doctors take care of sexual issues in men and women. They can refer to specialists, depending on what is found in the primary care evaluation. Everyone needs a good primary care doctor. A patient can just call and make an appointment to have his penis and testicles examined. The doctor will also get a general impression of the patient's psychological status, which is important. ...Read more

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Hi dr. I have molluscum contagiosum on penis, any topical cream to treat it? Can't i have sex untill they go away?? Will they affect my sexual health?

Hi dr. I have molluscum contagiosum on penis, any topical cream to treat it? Can't i have sex untill they go away?? Will they affect my sexual health?

Here are some...: Do you still have the lesions of molluscum contagiosum (MC)? How were you diagnosed to have MC? By clinical history and inspection by experienced professional or by biopsy? Since there has been no definite topical agent proven to effectively rid its lesions, the safest means of care is time & patience for 2-12 months for complete spontaneous resolution. During such period, avoiding sex is advised, ...Read more

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Is it sexual health important to conceive a baby boy?

Is it sexual health important to conceive a baby boy?

Please Clarify: What? What do you mean specifically by "Sexual Health"? One cannot choose which gender their baby will be. 50% of the sperm will make a boy baby and 50% of the sperm will make a girl baby. ...Read more

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Does eating oats regularly affect sexual health in adults ?

Does eating oats regularly affect sexual health in adults ?

Positively, yes: If you are eating oats, which lowers cholesterol and provides good fiber, then you will have overall better general health. Better general health translates into more energy and interest in sexual activity. ...Read more

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When should you start teaching a teenager about sexual health?

When should you start teaching a teenager about sexual health?

The right answer is: ...whenever they're ready! That's a cop-out, to be sure, but it really depends on the young person, where they are mentally, physically, emotionally, where their peers are, and more. We try to gauge sexuality education readiness through a longitudinal relationship built on trust and non-judgment. That said, earlier is better--if you think they might be ready soon, they probably already are! ...Read more

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Teen sexual health causes problems. Why don't they teach abstinence?

Teen sexual health causes problems. Why don't they teach abstinence?

Abstinence is taught: Unfortunately that is often ineffective since our sex drive is one of the most powerful forces in our existence. When teens act on the drive they often have the least information and this often leads health problems. ...Read more

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What to do if I have some sexual health and sexual addiction questions?

What to do if I have some sexual health and sexual addiction questions?

Ask gynecologist: Or your primary care or family physician. They may want to refer you to a mental health specialist who deals in sexual addiction or paraphilias, and there are treatment programs specifically for those. ...Read more

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How do I figure out if something is wrong with my urethra or sexual health?

How do I figure out if something is wrong with my urethra or sexual health?

Available facts...: Your Q is vague containing some sense of anxiety from imagination & unknown; that is common among many due to falling victims to political correctness & commercialism as described in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter05.html. To self rescue out of such trap, follow instructions in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. More? Perusing articles in Basics of Self-Care in www.formefirst.com. ...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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Does late virginity(+20 years old) develops sexual health problems later in life?

Virginity: There is absolutely no sexual health concerns for retaining virginity. Ever see that all nuns look sickly? Didn't think so. Sounds like some males are selling this lie to put pressure on you to have sex with them. ...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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Can a sexual health counselor tell you that there is something wrong with your sexlife?

Can a sexual health counselor tell you that there is something wrong with your sexlife?

Of course: If you are seeking help from an adviser it would be beneficial to know their qualifications for the position. Even if they are fully approved, it may not be true that all of their opinions are correct. On the other hand, if you do not have a problem, why are you seeking advice? Entering into an interchange with a psychologist may force u to look at yourself in ways u are unhappy with. Listen. ...Read more

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How can we improve intercourse time and sexual health. In a sense of stamina and desire?

How can we improve intercourse time and sexual health. 
In a sense of stamina and desire?

Here are some ...: The most surest means to keep up high stamina and desire is healthy lifestyle without overindulgence & obsession plus maintaining wonderful interpersonal relationship; try to enjoy the quality - not quantity - of sex life. Using pills would not sustain the effect for long, just like drinking coffee to keep awake leading to chronic sleep derivation and subsequent lethargy & fatigue. ...Read more

Dr. Payam Rafat
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Education (Definition)

Is a form of learning, in which knowledge, skills & habits of people are transferred from 1 generation to the next through teaching, training or research . It has effect on the way one thinks, feels & acts. It is derived from the latin word meaning to ...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