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How common is oral sex?

How common is oral sex?

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

Oral sex involves stimulating a partner’s genitals with the mouth and tongue. Some couples include it their foreplay, while others bring their partner to a full climax.

What is a sperm allergy?

Sexual Health Topics: Women’s Sexual Health

Sperm allergy, sometimes called semen allergy or seminal plasma hypersensitivity, is a rare allergic reaction to proteins found in a man’s semen. It mostly affects women.

How is sperm allergy treated?

Sexual Health Topics: Women’s Sexual Health

Some women may experience allergy symptoms when they come in contact with sperm. The easiest way to cope with sperm allergy is to make sure there is no contact with semen. Couples are usually advised to use condoms every time they have sex. Sometimes, a referral to an allergist can be helpful, and a desensitizing treatment can be performed. There are also medications that a woman may be able to use to alleviate symptoms.

Does having an enlarged prostate (BPH) affect sexual performance?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health

It might. Some men with an enlarged prostate develop erectile dysfunction (ED) or problems with ejaculation.

What are ways to loosen a tight foreskin?

What are ways to loosen a tight foreskin?

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

A tight foreskin should always be treated under the care of a qualified medical professional.

What is lichen sclerosus and whom does it affect?

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

Lichen sclerosus is a rare skin condition. Most of the time, it develops on the genitals or near the anus, although it can also form on other parts of the body, such as the upper arms, chest, back, or shoulders.

What happens during sex therapy?

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

Sex therapy is a form of counseling intended to help individuals and couples resolve sexual difficulties, such as performance anxiety or relationship problems.

What are sex therapists? What do they do? How does one choose a sex therapist?

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

Can the vagina tighten over time?

Sexual Health Topics: Women’s Sexual Health

The vagina is a flexible organ that can undergo many types of stretching over a lifetime, from tampon or vibrator insertion, to pelvic examination or intercourse, to childbirth. But after any stretching, it’s designed to go back to its original size.

Can a man develop erectile dysfunction (ED) after a prostate biopsy?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Cancer & Sexual Health (Oncosexology)

Erectile dysfunction (ED) can occur after prostate biopsy, but the reasons for this are unclear. Some men do recover their function in a few months, however.

What is acute bacterial prostatitis? What are its symptoms?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health

Prostatitis is inflammation of the prostate gland. Sometimes, surrounding tissue becomes swollen and inflamed as well.

There are several different types of prostatitis. Acute bacterial prostatitis is caused by a bacterial infection and happens quickly. (In contrast, chronic bacterial prostatitis is ongoing, by definition lasting over three months). Acute bacterial prostatitis can be severe.

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