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For College Students, ‘Hookup Sex’ More Intimate Than Thought

For College Students, ‘Hookup Sex’ More Intimate Than Thought

Latest Sexual Health News TUESDAY, Dec. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Intimacy plays a larger role in casual sex among college students than previously thought, a new U.S. study reports. Researchers analyzed the results of an online survey that asked several hundred students at a university in the Northeast about their romantic relationships and casual […]

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New Chlamydia Test Offers Rapid Results

New Chlamydia Test Offers Rapid Results

Latest Sexual Health News WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A new test for chlamydia can provide results within 30 minutes, potentially speeding up the start of treatment, researchers say. The rapid test for the sexually transmitted disease (STD) means patients can receive treatment immediately, instead of having to wait for a follow-up appointment. […]

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Guys, Avoid ‘Rhino’ Sexual Enhancement Products, FDA Says

Guys, Avoid ‘Rhino’ Sexual Enhancement Products, FDA Says

Latest Sexual Health News TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning men that “Rhino” products promising better sex may pose serious health risks. Since 2007, the FDA has identified more than 25 products marketed with variations of the name Rhino that contained hidden drug ingredients, the agency […]

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What to know about micropenis

What to know about micropenis

Micropenis refers to an abnormally small penis. Micropenis is rare and hormonal or genetic issues are most often the cause. Doctors will usually diagnose and treat the condition at birth. In this article, we look at the definition of micropenis, the symptoms and causes, and the ways a smaller-than-average penis may or may not affect […]

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Dental dams: Everything you need to know

Dental dams: Everything you need to know

It is possible to pass a sexually transmitted infection to a partner through oral-genital or oral-anal sex. A device known as a dental dam can be effective in reducing this risk. A dental dam is a barrier between a person’s mouth and another person’s genitals. Many people use them during oral sex. Dental dams consist […]

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Best foods for increasing low testosterone

Best foods for increasing low testosterone

People with low testosterone may be able to raise their levels by eating certain foods, such as ginger, fatty fish, and some vegetables. Testosterone is a male sex hormone that plays a role in fertility, sexual function, bone health, and muscle mass. A person’s testosterone level will fall naturally with age — by 1 to […]

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Is Balanitis Contagious?

Is Balanitis Contagious?

What is balanitis? Balanitis is an inflammation of the head of the penis and/or foreskin that surrounds the head of the penis in uncircumcised men. However, not everyone agrees with this definition. For example, some consider balanitis as only inflammation of the penis head while inflammation of the foreskin is posthitis and when both structures […]

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Peyronie’s Disease (Curvature of the Penis)

Peyronie’s Disease (Curvature of the Penis)

Peyronie’s disease definition and facts Peyronie’s disease is the development of scar tissue inside the penis that results in abnormal curvature of the penis. The exact cause of Peyronie’s disease is not known; however, research has suggested these agents as possible causes of plaque or scar formation in the penile shaft. Some of the symptoms […]

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What to know about sperm analysis

What to know about sperm analysis

A sperm analysis involves checking a sample of semen for overall sperm health. The process can help doctors to determine the underlying cause of a person’s inability to conceive, or it may confirm the outcome of a vasectomy. A sperm analysis tests for several markers of sperm health, including: the number of sperm in 1 […]