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Differentiating ingrown hairs and herpes

Differentiating ingrown hairs and herpes

Herpes and ingrown hairs are both common and have similar symptoms, so how can people differentiate between them? More than half of adults in the United States have oral herpes, and 1 in 8 people between the ages of 14 and 49 years have genital herpes. As many people shave the area around their genitals […]

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Male Fertility Supplements Fail to Deliver

Male Fertility Supplements Fail to Deliver

Latest Sexual Health News TUESDAY, Jan. 7, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Supplements containing zinc and folic acid don’t appear to boost male fertility, a new study finds. Despite marketing claims, these supplements don’t improve pregnancy rates, sperm counts or sperm function, researchers say. “Our results suggest that these dietary supplements have little to no effect […]

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Yeast infections vs. STDs in Men and Women

Yeast infections vs. STDs in Men and Women

What are STDs? STDs, also termed sexually transmitted diseases, are infections that are mainly transmitted to others during direct sexual contact (genital, anal and/or oral); a few types may be contracted by nonsexual means like needle sticks (for example, hepatitis B, AIDS). What is a yeast infection? A yeast infection is the invasion and multiplication […]

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Masturbation and penis size: What’s the link?

Masturbation and penis size: What’s the link?

Penis size can cause concern in some people. Having a small penis might affect a person’s self-confidence and lead to feelings of anxiety. One of the many myths surrounding masturbation is the idea that it can make a person’s penis bigger or smaller. However, these myths can worsen anxiety in people who already have issues […]

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Love Hacks to Boost Wedded Bliss

Love Hacks to Boost Wedded Bliss

Latest Sexual Health News By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 31, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Roughly 40% to 50% of married couples ultimately split up, according to the American Psychological Association. But Northwestern University professor Eli Finkel says the best marriages are actually better than ever. How do you keep your marriage from going from […]

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Health Tip: Advice for a Healthier Divorce

Health Tip: Advice for a Healthier Divorce

Latest Sexual Health News (HealthDay News) — About half of marriages end in divorce, says the American Psychological Association. Though the end of a marriage often unleashes a flood of difficult emotions, it is possible to have a healthier breakup. The association provides advice for a healthier divorce: Be kind and compassionate to yourself and […]

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What to know about peeing after sex

What to know about peeing after sex

People may have heard that peeing after sex is beneficial, especially for women. This is because peeing flushes bacteria out of the body, which may help prevent a urinary tract from developing. Here, we look at how peeing after sex may help to prevent urinary tract infections. We also discuss whether there are any other […]

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Causes of heavy vaginal discharge

Causes of heavy vaginal discharge

Regular vaginal discharge is a sign of a healthy female reproductive system. Normal vaginal discharge contains a mixture of cervical mucus, vaginal fluid, dead cells, and bacteria. Females may experience heavy vaginal discharge from arousal or during ovulation. However, excessive vaginal discharge that smells bad or looks unusual can indicate an underlying condition. This articles […]

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Gonorrhea In Women

Gonorrhea In Women

Gonorrhea definition and facts Picture of Gonorrhea Bacterial Infection Gonorrhea is a bacterial infection that is transmitted during sexual activity. Gonorrhea is not transmitted from toilet seats. Women infected with gonorrhea may not have any symptoms. Common gonorrhea symptoms and signs include vaginal discharge and pain when a woman urinates. Gonorrhea is treated with antibiotics. Gonorrhea […]