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How will radiation therapy affect my sex life?

How will radiation therapy affect my sex life?

Unpredictable: Radiation has a hardening and drying effect over the skin of the treated area and my affect sweat glands and nerve endings causing lack of sensation or paresthesis ( numbness, tingling). If radiation is placed inside the vagina will dry and harden the area. In short... Is unpredictable. ...Read more

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How will prostate surgery affect with sex life?

How will prostate surgery affect with sex life?

Prostate Surgery: I think that most of us here would want to defer to your surgeon for this very important question. It all depends on the surgery and the reason for your surgery and your anatomy. Most urologists work to save the sexual function if they can. ...Read more

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Will proctitis affect my sex life or sexual energy?

Will proctitis affect my sex life or sexual energy?

Depends on severity: Mild proctitis is a nuisance that does not significantly effect much else but severe proctitis can severely effect you energy overall, sexual and otherwise. When your body is putting a lot of energy in healing your proctitis not much is left for other "optional" activities. ...Read more

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Does sex effect your physical strength?

Does sex effect your physical strength?

Sex: I suppose as an exercise it could pending on duration of activity. But if it's clean, pure relationship sure helps the mind. Simply as told to me by psychiatrist- sex is an expression of who u are and how u feel. It can't replace exercise regime as average lasts 5 min, but it can be part exercise regime. The results usually pleasant, pending partner. ...Read more

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How will physical activity affect immunity?

How will physical activity affect immunity?

Acute and chronic: High intensity physical activity, compared with what you are used to, well depress your immune system. Chronic activity that is graded and raises your fitness level improves your immunity. Even exercise which should be done, can be overdone. ...Read more

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Will practicing good tounge posture affect braces treatment? Will it benefit or will it interfere?

Will practicing good tounge posture affect braces treatment? Will it benefit or will it interfere?

Tongue posture: Yes , it is important to keep a normal tongue posture while you have braces or even otherwise. You can cause soreness on tongue if it keeps rubbing against the Braces. Follow instruction of your dentist. ...Read more

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How does age and sex affect muscular system?

How does age and sex affect muscular system?

See details: After age 35 a male will lose about 4 lbs of muscle each decade unless strength training is done to presume muscle fiber size. ...Read more

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Will the cancer affect my sex life?

Will the cancer affect my sex life?

Depends: This really depends on what type of cancer you have and the treatment that you will receive. For example, if you have prostate cancer then surgery or radiation can result in erectile dysfunction. It is also possible to have psychological issues related to a new diagnosis of cancer or treatment that can impact your sexual health. ...Read more

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How will pregnancy affect my sex life?

Sex is normally safe: If you have any complications during your pregnancy, either you or your partner may be scared to have sex without really saying anything.. There are some pregnancy problems that make it unsafe to have sex but normally it is fine. Some couples have heard from other people that they shouldn't have sex while pregnant or that there are restrictions. If you're not sure, ask your doctor. ...Read more

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How does smoking affect your sex life?

How does smoking affect your sex life?

Erectile Dysfunction: Smoking is a key cause of erectile dysfunction. It causes impotence because it promotes atherosclerosis. This arterial narrowing makes the transport of blood throughout the body (including the blood required to maintain an erection) more difficult. ...Read more

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How will stress affect sexual desire?

How will stress affect sexual desire?

Stress and desire: Dependent on the degree of stress, if you are so preoccupied by life difficulties (sometimes unsurmountable) your time for sex or think of sex will be reduced as a consequence. Stress accumulation triggers a chain of events in the pituitary and thalamus that affects the function of the adrenal glands reducing general health of the person. Sleep problem usually comes with reduction of libido. ...Read more

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How can physicial disability affect my sex life?

Get creative: Depending on your specific condition, some adjustments may be necessary. An understanding partner and a doc you feel comfortable talking to can make a big difference. For example, if your disability impairs movement, you may need positions in which you are less active. Some medications and treatments may also affect sexual performance or response, so work with a doc you can talk with comfortably. ...Read more

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Will sarcoidosis affect my sex life?

Not likely: If your sarcoid is flared up causing lung impairment you may have difficulty exerting yourself. Other than shortness of breath or fatigue i would not expect much impact. ...Read more

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Does sex and/or masturbation positively or negatively affect my muscle gains?

Does sex and/or masturbation positively or negatively affect my muscle gains?

Neither: This won't help you build muscle or make you lose it. I'm glad you're working out. Enjoying your body when you're by yourself keeps you comfortable and lets you learn about yourself in preparation for your adult life. At age 19, be very careful what you do with a partner -- it's dangerous but also tremendously fulfilling with the right person. ...Read more

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Will my sex life be affected during treatment for vaginal cancer?

Will my sex life be affected during treatment for vaginal cancer?

Probably: A cancer diagnosis and therapy may affect your interest in sex, as well as your physical experience. If your treatment includes surgery or radiation, your vagina (and potentially your vulva as well as the rest of your pelvis) are likely to be painful following treatment. You would probably find help by participating in cancer support groups to gain more information and obtain answers. ...Read more

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