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Pelvic Pain in Transgender Individuals on Testosterone

Pelvic Pain in Transgender Individuals on Testosterone

Introduction

Transgender individuals have a gender identity that differs from their assigned sex at birth. Many transgender individuals are interested in therapies that may help them externally align their physical traits with their internal gender, such as testosterone therapy.

The Role of Culturally Representative Imagery of Vulvas in Patient-Centered Sexual Health Care

The Role of Culturally Representative Imagery of Vulvas in Patient-Centered Sexual Health Care

Introduction

In medical and patient education, visual images play a crucial role in enhancing understanding and communication. The integration of visual elements with text has proven effective in health education, particularly in facilitating dialogue between healthcare practitioners and patients.

Quality of Life After Penile Cancer Surgery: A Systematic Review

Quality of Life After Penile Cancer Surgery: A Systematic Review

Introduction

Penile cancer, though rare, affects over 36,000 individuals globally each year, with increasing incidence in some countries including the United States, the United Kingdom, and Norway. Surgical approaches have evolved from radical amputation to organ-sparing surgery, aiming to preserve the penis.

History of Infertility Not Associated With Sexual Dysfunction in Midlife Women

History of Infertility Not Associated With Sexual Dysfunction in Midlife Women

Introduction

Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive a baby after a year (12 months) of trying with regular and unprotected sexual intercourse. It is a significant issue, especially for women, causing psychological stress due to expensive treatments, uncertainty, and social pressure. Infertility can also harm a woman’s self-esteem, sexual confidence, and overall well-being, thereby increasing the risk of sexual problems.

How Might Female Stress Urinary Incontinence Affect Male Partners’ Sexual Function?

How Might Female Stress Urinary Incontinence Affect Male Partners’ Sexual Function?

Introduction

Urinary incontinence is a common problem that affects many people’s lives. Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is a prevalent type, especially among women. It can cause physical discomfort and impact one’s mental health and overall quality of life. SUI can also affect a person’s sexual function in about 50% of cases.

Decisional Uncertainty Around Metoidioplasty and Phalloplasty

Decisional Uncertainty Around Metoidioplasty and Phalloplasty

Introduction

Gender-affirming surgeries like metoidioplasty and phalloplasty are important for transgender or gender nonbinary people assigned female at birth who wish to achieve gender identity congruence.

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