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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 […]

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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

Find a local Obstetrician-Gynecologist in your town Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) facts* Picture of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) *Pelvic inflammatory facts medical author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection and inflammation of a woman’s pelvic organs including the uterus (womb), Fallopian tubes (tubes), ovaries, and cervix. PID is very common […]

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How Does Your Choice of Birth Control Affect Sexual Desire?

How Does Your Choice of Birth Control Affect Sexual Desire?

Latest Sexual Health News By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Dec. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many women use birth control pills or other hormone-based contraceptives to enjoy sex without fear of an unplanned pregnancy. But could they kill your mojo? There has been some concern that a woman’s sex drive can drop after starting a […]

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Same-sex sexual behavior in animals: Do we have it all wrong?

Same-sex sexual behavior in animals: Do we have it all wrong?

Many animals, from a range of phyla and species, display same-sex sexual behaviors. This has intrigued evolutionary biologists, but have they been looking at the subject all wrong? Share on PinterestResearchers suggest a new way of looking at same-sex sexual behavior in animals. Over the years, researchers have discovered that many animals sometimes engage in […]

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STDs: How do you get one?

STDs: How do you get one?

People can contract and transmit sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) through several types of sexual contact. Doctors more commonly use the term sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Although vaginal-penile sex is one of the most common means of STI transmission, people can contract them through anal sex, oral sex, and, in rare cases, heavy petting. STIs are […]