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What is an orgasm headache?

What is an orgasm headache?

An orgasm headache is intense and it starts suddenly, just before or during an orgasm. These headaches are usually harmless, and a person can often treat them with over-the-counter pain medications. However, headaches during sex can sometimes signal a more serious condition. In this article, we describe what orgasm headaches are, what they feel like, […]

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What to know about genital warts in women

What to know about genital warts in women

Genital warts are a very common sexually transmitted infection. They can develop on or around the genitals and may appear as small bumps or fleshy growths. These warts result from infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV). People who have the virus can pass it on through vaginal, anal, or oral sex. Genital warts can cause […]

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What does scabies on the penis look like?

What does scabies on the penis look like?

Scabies is an infestation of tiny parasitic mites and can affect any part of a person’s skin, including on the penis. The mites spread by close, prolonged skin-to-skin touching, such as sexual contact. Scabies mites, known scientifically as Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis, are microscopic parasites that burrow into the top layer of a person’s skin. […]

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What are the risks of anal sex?

What are the risks of anal sex?

Anal sex is the practice of inserting the penis, fingers, or a foreign object such as a vibrator into the anus for sexual pleasure. With the appropriate precautions, anal sex is mostly safe.However, there are different potential risks that may not be present in vaginal or oral sex. For example, the anus cannot naturally lubricate […]

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What causes cramps after sex?

What causes cramps after sex?

Both men and women can experience cramps after sex. The medical term for pain before, during, or after sex is dyspareunia. Cramps may occur after sex for many reasons, ranging from mild muscle strain to underlying conditions that may require treatment. Read on for more information about the potential causes of cramping or pain after […]

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What is the secondary stage of syphilis?

What is the secondary stage of syphilis?

Syphilis, which the bacterium Treponema pallidum causes, is a form of sexually transmitted infection. There are four stages of syphilis. The infection can be serious or cause severe complications without treatment. Primary syphilis includes the first sign of syphilis, which is typically a small and painless sore near the genitals, anus, or mouth, near the […]

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Chlamydia in men: Everything you need to know

Chlamydia in men: Everything you need to know

Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted infection. Anyone can have chlamydia, but it may affect males and females differently. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it is the most commonly reported bacterial sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the United States. In this article, learn about the symptoms of chlamydia in males, […]

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Orgasmic dysfunction: Everything you need to know

Orgasmic dysfunction: Everything you need to know

Orgasmic dysfunction is when a person has trouble reaching an orgasm despite sexual arousal and stimulation. In this article, learn about the causes and symptoms of orgasmic dysfunction and how to treat it. What is orgasmic dysfunction? Orgasmic dysfunction can affect men and women of any age. Orgasmic dysfunction is the medical term for difficulty […]

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Can masturbation cause erectile dysfunction?

Can masturbation cause erectile dysfunction?

Some people believe that masturbation can cause erectile dysfunction, but this is a myth. Masturbation is a common and beneficial activity. While most men have trouble getting or keeping an erection at some point in their lives, frequent difficulties getting an erection is called erectile dysfunction (ED). Learn more about ED and masturbation, how watching […]

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Síntomas, causas y tratamiento para el herpes

Síntomas, causas y tratamiento para el herpes

El herpes es una infección causada por el VHS (virus del herpes simple). Afecta a los genitales externos, la región anal, las superficies de la mucosa y la piel de otras partes del cuerpo. El herpes se considera una enfermedad a largo plazo. Sin embargo, muchas personas nunca han padecido los síntomas, incluso aunque sean […]