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What are some sex-related risk factors for oral cancer?

What are some sex-related risk factors for oral cancer?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Women’s Sexual Health, Sexually Transmitted Infections/Diseases (STIs/STDs)

Oral cancer affects areas of the mouth and throat, such as the lining of the mouth, the soft palate, the pharynx, tongue, and tonsils.

Can an inguinal hernia affect a man’s sexual function?

Can an inguinal hernia affect a man’s sexual function?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health

Some men with inguinal hernias do report sexual problems, although the situation might be temporary.

What is fetishism? Can it be treated?

What is fetishism? Can it be treated?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Women’s Sexual Health, Mental Health & Psychology

Fetishism is a type of paraphilia that occurs when a person is sexually aroused by an object or body part that is not usually considered sexually exciting. (The object itself is called a fetish.) Some of the most common fetishes include:

What is gender fluidity?

What is gender fluidity?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Women’s Sexual Health, Sexual Orientation & LGBTQIA+ Health

The term gender fluid (sometimes written as genderfluid or gender-fluid) describes a person who does not have a fixed gender identity. In other words, that person does not feel that they identify completely as male, female, or another gender. Their gender shifts on a continuum or spectrum.

Is oral sex safe for pregnant women?

Is oral sex safe for pregnant women?

Sexual Health Topics: Women’s Sexual Health, Sexually Transmitted Infections/Diseases (STIs/STDs)

In most cases, yes, giving and receiving oral sex is safe during pregnancy. However, pregnant women should be careful if they decide to have oral sex, as there are some risks.

How is hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) treated in women?

How is hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) treated in women?

Sexual Health Topics: Women’s Sexual Health, Medications & Sexual Health, Sexual Health Management & Treatments

Hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) is a chronic lack of sexual desire that causes personal distress.

Is hypersexuality (sometimes called sex addiction) a real health condition?

Is hypersexuality (sometimes called sex addiction) a real health condition?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Women’s Sexual Health

Hypersexuality (sometimes referred to as sex addiction or compulsive sexual behavior disorder) is a controversial diagnosis, but its associated behaviors can be addressed.

Should men be concerned about semen leakage?

Should men be concerned about semen leakage?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health

Semen is a whitish fluid that contains seminal fluid and sperm. It is generally expelled from the penis when a man ejaculates. But men may experience semen leakage at other times, such as when they are urinating or sleeping.

Leaking semen isn’t always a problem, but there are times when it can signal a health problem that needs medical attention.

Should a man worry about a veiny penis?

Should a man worry about a veiny penis?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health

Having a veiny penis usually isn’t a cause for concern, but men should always contact their doctor if they are experiencing pain, swelling, or other alarming symptoms.

What is genito-pelvic pain/penetration disorder (GPPPD)?

What is genito-pelvic pain/penetration disorder (GPPPD)?

Sexual Health Topics: Women’s Sexual Health

Genito-pelvic pain/penetration disorder (GPPPD) refers to significant pain and difficulty with penetrative vaginal sex that lasts for at least six months.

GPPPD is actually an umbrella term for two sexual pain disorders: dyspareunia (painful intercourse) and vaginismus (a situation in which the muscles in the vagina contract to the point that penetration is difficult, and sometimes impossible).

What is adenomyosis? How is it diagnosed and treated?

What is adenomyosis? How is it diagnosed and treated?

Sexual Health Topics: Women’s Sexual Health

Adenomyosis occurs when tissue that lines the uterus (the endometrium) grows into the muscular uterine wall. Some women with adenomyosis have no symptoms, but others experience:

  • chronic pelvic pain
  • heavy menstrual bleeding
  • longer periods
  • severe cramping during periods
  • bloating

What is phalloplasty?

Sexual Health Topics: Sexual Orientation & LGBTQIA+ Health
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