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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

Dr. Michael Opsahl
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Female Reproductive System (Definition)

The female reproductive system is a complex organ system that includes sex hormones and organs such as the ovaries, uterus, fallopian ...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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Which is the most common sexual health problem seen in women?

Which is the most common sexual health problem seen in women?

Here are some ...: In order, there are interest to have sex (libido), sexual arousal, orgasm, and painful intercourse,... But libido is not necessarily hormonal-related, yet more interpersonally related - relationship. ...Read more

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My sexual health is down day by day. What can I do for better health?

My sexual health is down day by day. What can I do for better health?

Could be...: Could be physical or mental, and I am assuming because you are male, you mean libido. Start with your primary care physician. Tests may be in order. Therapy may be needed as well. Sexual interest is quite complex! good luck! ...Read more

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Hello dr. I am 29yer.Old man. I want to improve my sexual health, what can I do for it?

Listen to partner: If you really care about your partner and listen ;sex will be amazing. ...Read more

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How does menopause affect a woman's overall sexual health?

How does menopause affect a woman's overall sexual health?

Good news & bad: The good news is that there are no more worries about unintended pregnancy. The bad news is the declining hormone production that can cause vaginal dryness and pain with intercourse as well as a decrease in sexual desire if untreated. ...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?

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

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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

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Do almonds and raisins help to boost erection and improve sexual health?

No: Only if you were to glue them to your penis and let the glue harden. Did you hear that from a friend or on the internet? Don't believe any medical information you read on the internet, except on healthtap. ...Read more

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Is planned parenthood a teen sexual health clinic?

Is planned parenthood a teen sexual health clinic?

At times: Planned parenthood is a generalized substitute for gynecologic and general health care for women. Most of their efforts are in pelvic inflammatory disease, cancer detection and birth control. A few other areas of interest like pregnancy termination, a small percentage of their total efforts, have been a target of politically inspired demagogues. Female teen sexual health is addresed there. ...Read more

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Serious teen sexual health/pregnancy question. I'm desperate.?

Serious teen sexual health/pregnancy question. I'm desperate.?

What is question?: You are free to go ahead and ask any question you would like, and not be judged. If you are desperate would be happy to try and help. ...Read more

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Is masturbation bad for sexual health ?? And does it have any effect on acne ??

Is masturbation bad for sexual health ??
And does it have any effect on acne ??

Nothing specific: Masturbation is a normal part of human exiatance.Some cultures frown on the process ; most seldom discuss it openly. If anyone does so to the exclusion of interacting with people ; pursuing age ; peer related activities, it can interfere with normal emotional growth, as any preoccupation might. It has no known effect on acne. ...Read more

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When it comes to sexual health, what exactly is consent and what does it mean to consent?

Different things: Sexual health is part of general health. Consent generally refers to a person's free agreement to have sex. Generally it is that the woman agrees to, wants to, have sex with the person proposing to have sex. ...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

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Teen sexual health problems.?

Teen sexual health problems.?

Question?: If you are asking whether teens may have problems with their sexual health, the answer is yes. Seek help. ...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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Do spinal ijections affect sexual health?

Probably not: The injection probably does not however the reason for taking the injections ie herniated disc may interfere with intrecourse by causing pain. ...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