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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
How and why should a man measure his penis?

How and why should a man measure his penis?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health

It’s natural for a man to wonder how his penis “measures up” to those of his peers.

What is HPV? How is it transmitted?

What is HPV? How is it transmitted?

Sexual Health Topics: Sexually Transmitted Infections/Diseases (STIs/STDs)

HPV stands for human papillomavirus, a term that refers to over 150 types of viruses. Some types of HPV cause genital warts and other types can cause cancer, including anal, penile, cervical, vaginal, and vulvar cancers. Oral cancers can be caused by HPV infection, too.

If a person hasn’t had sex in a long time, how can they prepare for a new sexual relationship?

If a person hasn’t had sex in a long time, how can they prepare for a new sexual relationship?

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

New relationships can be exciting, but if you haven’t had sex in a while, you might feel a bit apprehensive about the “first time” with your new partner. The following slides offer some points to consider.

What are “Blue Balls” and “Blue Vulva”?

What are “Blue Balls” and “Blue Vulva”?

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

Sometimes, people feel some minor discomfort in their genitals if they have been sexually aroused for a significant period of time but haven’t reached orgasm. This aching, heavy feeling is often referred to with the slang terms blue balls (for people with penises) and blue vulva (for people with vaginas).

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