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What is sexsomnia?

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

Sexsomnia, sometimes called “sleep sex” is a sleep disorder. A person with sexsomnia acts out sexually while sleeping. He or she might masturbate, fondle a bed partner, give oral sex, engage in intercourse, or reach orgasm while asleep and have no recollection of this activity the next morning.

How is sexsomnia treated?

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

Sexsomnia refers to a sleep disorder that causes a person to act out sexually while asleep.

What is penile cancer?

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

Penile cancer is a rare form of cancer that affects a man’s penis.

How might removal of one or both testicles affect a man’s sex life?

How might removal of one or both testicles affect a man’s sex life?

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

Located in the scrotum, the testicles (also called the testes) are a pair of male reproductive organs that produce sperm cells and testosterone, the primary male sex hormone and anabolic steroid which contributes to a man’s libido and helps with erections.

Does clitoral size affect sexual functioning and pleasure?

Sexual Health Topics: Women’s Sexual Health

New research suggests that the size and location of a woman’s clitoris may affect her ability to reach orgasm.

What medications might lower a person’s libido?

What medications might lower a person’s libido?

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

While it’s difficult to tell how a certain medication will affect an individual, the following types of drugs might lower libido in some people.  (Please note that this is not an exhaustive list.)

What is penis captivus?

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

Penis captivus occurs when a man is unable to withdraw his penis from a woman’s vagina.

Can a man’s testosterone levels affect his immune system?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health

It’s possible.

How might circumcision affect a partner’s sexual pleasure?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health

This is a difficult question to answer, as partners’ ideas of pleasure are highly personal. Some enjoy sex with a circumcised man; others like being with an uncircumcised man. Still others may have no preference at all.

How common is circumcision around the world?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health

Circumcision is a surgical procedure that involves removing the foreskin of the penis, either partially or completely.

How should an uncircumcised man wash his penis?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health

Men who are uncircumcised must take special care of the foreskin, the loose skin that covers the tip of the penis.

A man should wash his penis with warm water every day. While washing, he should gently pull back the foreskin and rinse the glans (head) of the penis and inside the foreskin. When finished, he can pull the foreskin back to its original position. He should also wash the base the penis and the testicles.

What is polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)?

Sexual Health Topics: Women’s Sexual Health

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects a woman’s menstrual cycles and fertility.

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