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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. Daniel Saurborn
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Teen Sexual Health (Definition)

Teen sexual health refers to the treatment and health maintenance of issues related to sexuality in teenagers. This may include prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, and the ...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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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 is a teen sexual health clinic?

What is a teen sexual health clinic?

Prevention: It is a clinic designed to promote health in teenagers and prevent high risk behaviours such as drinking, drug use, sexual activity. They treat sexually transmitted infections and offer information on birth control. ...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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Serious teen sexual health/pregnancy questions but I can't ask my mom?

Various web sites: One you might find helpful is afraidtoask.Com which is done by a family physician in rhode island. ...Read more

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How will aging affect sexual health?

How will aging affect sexual health?

Doesn't have to: Sexual health can be affected by many factors, and aging is only one. Medications can decrease libido as can stress, fatigue, and illness. Good communication and taking the time to nourish the relationship with your partner maintains sexual health. If you have concerns and more questions, it is helpful to speak to your physician and /or a mental health counselor with expertise in this area. ...Read more

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How can I achieve optimal sexual health?

Optimize health by:-: Regular physical exercise or Yoga 4 - 5 times/week. Don't smoke or indulge in recreational drugs. Healthy diet with plenty of fiber, vegetables & grain without excessive calories, protein, fat or salt. Drink plenty of water and avoid excessive alcohol intake. Get plenty of sleep & avoid getting over-tired as well as too much stress. Avoid being a "workaholic" & take vacations. ...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

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
207 doctors shared insights

Teen Health (Definition)

Teen health refers to the health issues that are unique to teens, and commonly relates to sexual activity, drug ...Read more


Dr. Thomas Namey
454 doctors shared insights

Sexual Health (Definition)

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