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When can I have sex after being pregnant?

When can I have sex after being pregnant?

After about 9 months of reduced sexual activity during fetal development, a couple may be ready to resume intercourse shortly after pregnancy. At what point after delivery does it become safe to continue having sex? It is generally recommended that sexual intercourse is avoided in the first 4 to 6 weeks following vaginal or cesarean […]

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Companies Not Doing Enough to Combat Sexual Harassment: Survey

Companies Not Doing Enough to Combat Sexual Harassment: Survey

Latest Sexual Health News TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The #MeToo movement has shone the spotlight on sexual harassment in the workplace, but a new survey shows most U.S. employers aren’t tackling the issue. The movement “has given business leaders an opportunity to finally take real action addressing a complex problem that has […]

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What causes a friable cervix?

What causes a friable cervix?

A friable cervix occurs when a person’s cervix, which is the opening between the vagina and uterus, becomes more sensitive than usual. The term “friable” refers to tissue that is easily irritated, which makes it more prone to inflammation, bleeding, or tearing. A person with a friable cervix may notice pain or bleeding after intercourse. […]

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With ‘Super Gonorrhea’ a Threat, Many Still Getting Wrong Antibiotics

With ‘Super Gonorrhea’ a Threat, Many Still Getting Wrong Antibiotics

By E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporter Latest Sexual Health News FRIDAY, April 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When an unnamed British man recently contracted a form of “super gonorrhea” resistant to the antibiotics commonly used to treat it, the news spiked concern in doctors and microbiologists worldwide. This week, physicians did cure the man’s sexually transmitted disease […]

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Why does my urine feel hot?

Why does my urine feel hot?

Urine can feel hot for two reasons — either because the temperature of the urine is warmer than usual, or because urinating causes a burning sensation. Both symptoms point to a possible infection, so it is important to seek medical care, especially if there are other symptoms as well. In this article, we look at […]

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What to know about sex during pregnancy

What to know about sex during pregnancy

It is completely safe for a woman to continue having sex throughout her pregnancy unless her doctor or midwife has told her otherwise. In fact, a woman’s sex drive may increase at certain stages of the pregnancy, and sex can have some benefits. As her belly starts to grow bigger, a woman may discover that […]