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The Lifelong Health Benefits of Intimacy

The Lifelong Health Benefits of Intimacy

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Sexual Health News WEDNESDAY, June 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Much research has explored the mental and physical health benefits of maintaining social contacts well into later life. Studies also show that maintaining sexual health can have profound benefits that may include slowing down the aging process. Besides the exercise […]

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Ketoconazole Cream (Nizoral) vs. Miconazole (Monistat)

Ketoconazole Cream (Nizoral) vs. Miconazole (Monistat)

Ketoconazole cream vs. miconazole: What’s the difference? Ketoconazole cream and miconazole are antifungal medications prescribed to treat fungal infections such as athlete’s foot and ringworm. Ketoconazole cream is used to treat jock itch, dandruff, tinea versicolor, blastomycosis, histoplasmosis, and coccidiomycosis. Miconazole is also used to treat vaginal fungal infections. Brand names for ketoconazole include Nizoral, […]

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Sleep-Deprived Teens More Prone to Unsafe Sex: Study

Sleep-Deprived Teens More Prone to Unsafe Sex: Study

Latest Sexual Health News MONDAY, June 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Parents, here’s another reason your teenager should get enough sleep: A new study suggests tired teens may be more likely to have unsafe sex. Researchers analyzed data collected from 1,850 teens in Southern California between 2013 and 2017. The participants were 16 in 2013. […]

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What to know about precum and pregnancy

What to know about precum and pregnancy

When not using a condom or other barrier method during sex, liquid from the penis can enter the vagina without either party knowing. People call this liquid “precum.” Semen can leak into this fluid, so it is possible to get pregnant from precum. Even with the best form of protection, it is always possible that […]

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What is ‘morning wood,’ and why does it happen?

What is ‘morning wood,’ and why does it happen?

“Morning wood” is a slang term that refers to a person having an erect penis when they wake up in the morning. The medical term is nocturnal penile tumescence. Some call it having a nocturnal erection. Nocturnal penile tumescence (NPT) is not a result of sexual arousal or having a dream relating to sex. Instead, […]

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What to do about dry skin on the penis

What to do about dry skin on the penis

The skin on a person’s penis is particularly sensitive, and dry skin may cause discomfort. A person may develop dry skin on their penis skin for many reasons, including unlubricated sex or masturbation, chafing clothes, and use of harsh soaps.Dry skin on the penis by itself is not usually a sign of a sexually transmitted […]

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Testicular Pain (Men and Boys: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment)

Testicular Pain (Men and Boys: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment)

What is the treatment for testicular pain? The treatment for testicular pain varies depending on the underlying cause. As already noted, some conditions causing testicular pain are medical emergencies requiring immediate surgical intervention. Testicular torsion treatment Definitive management of testicular torsion requires surgery by a urologist. During surgery, the affected testicle is untwisted, and if […]

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Health Tip: Signs of an Unhealthy Relationship

Health Tip: Signs of an Unhealthy Relationship

(HealthDay News) — Relationships are a necessary part of healthy living. Though no relationship is perfect, an unhealthy relationship can cause discomfort and harm, says the University of Washington. Latest Sexual Health News The school mentions signs of an unhealthy relationship: Neglecting yourself or your partner. Feeling pressure to change who you are or quit […]