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.

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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...

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...

Can any doc tell me what's the best supplement to take for mens sexual health?

Any multi. Basically other than women needing more iron then men, our needs are physiologically similar enough that differences in vitamins or supplements from brand to brand or men to women are not worth they hype and extra expense. Any thorough multivitamin with minerals and trace elements and eating in moderation from all food groups and getting reasonable exercise/activity is sufficient for all. Read more...

If a sexual health doc tests you for a yeast infection under a microscope and it's positive, and say there is no way its herpes is that good enough?

Yeast and herpes. No. That means the rash tested is Yeast. The rash is not herpes. But this is not how herpes is diagnosed. Herpes is diagnosed with a blood test. Or a visual inspection of a cluster of blisters. Read more...

Good evening, I have anal warts and piles. I have seen a doctor and he said to go to a sexual health clinic. I'm so confused on what to do?

Go to clinic. Please follow your doctor's advice and go to the sexual health clinic. You likely have a treatable disorder and may need follow-up care. There is no stigma in going to a sexual health clinic. Practice safe sex. Read more...