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Can childhood cancer survivors have sexual health concerns as adults?

Can childhood cancer survivors have sexual health concerns as adults?

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

Yes. It’s possible for childhood cancer survivors to experience late effects (issues that occur years after their treatment) that impair sexual function in adulthood.

How can women with endometriosis thrive sexually?

How can women with endometriosis thrive sexually?

Sexual Health Topics: Women’s Sexual Health

Affecting about 200 million women worldwide, endometriosis occurs when endometriotic tissue (which typically lines the inside of the uterus) grows outside the uterus. This tissue might be found on the ovaries, fallopian tubes, bladder, rectum, or intestines. It can also appear on the peritoneum, (the membrane that lines the abdominal cavity), and can even affect the thoracic cavity (namely the lungs and diaphragm).

How common is it for cancer treatment to affect sexual health?

How common is it for cancer treatment to affect sexual health?

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

It’s very common. In fact, almost 9 in 10 cancer survivors experience sexual difficulties as a result of their cancer treatment, according to the results of a study presented in 2020 at the annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology.

Is BMI related to sexual dysfunction?

Is BMI related to sexual dysfunction?

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

Yes, people with a higher BMI are more likely to have sexual problems.

What does it mean to be pansexual?

What does it mean to be pansexual?

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

The term pansexual is generally used to describe someone who can be attracted to someone of any gender or identity.

How can a man effectively delay ejaculation?

How can a man effectively delay ejaculation?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health

There are several reasons a man might want to delay his ejaculation.

What is the informed consent model of transgender care?

Sexual Health Topics: Sexual Orientation & LGBTQIA+ Health

What is the difference between transsexual and transgender?

Sexual Health Topics: Sexual Orientation & LGBTQIA+ Health

Sex and gender can be considered in biological and cultural ways. Biological sex refers to a person’s anatomy. Typically, a biological male has a penis and testes. A biological female has a vagina and ovaries.

Is there an association between contraceptives and sexual dysfunction in women?

Is there an association between contraceptives and sexual dysfunction in women?

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

Women have a variety of contraceptive options, such as oral contraceptives (birth control pills), intrauterine devices (IUDs), condoms, and tubal ligation surgery (getting one’s “ tubes tied”).

How can I manage performance anxiety and psychogenic erectile dysfunction (ED)?

How can I manage performance anxiety and psychogenic erectile dysfunction (ED)?

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

Erectile dysfunction (ED) – difficulty getting or keeping an erection firm enough for intercourse – is a common problem. It’s often linked to physical health issues, like diabetes, low testosterone, and heart disease.

What is PrEP? Should I take it?

What is PrEP? Should I take it?

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

PrEP stands for pre-exposure prophylaxis. It is medicine that helps prevent HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection among HIV-negative individuals who have a high exposure risk to HIV through sex or injection drug use.

How can diabetes affect a man’s sex life?

How can diabetes affect a man’s sex life?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health

Diabetes can have a huge impact on a man’s sex life. High blood sugar can damage nerves and blood vessels that are needed for good sexual function. It can also raise a man’s risk for other conditions that affect sexuality.

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