Category Archives: Sex and Sexual health

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease – everything you need to know.

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) can cause long-term pelvic pain, infertility and abscesses.  It’s estimated that, in the US, 1 million women get PID every year and 100,000 become infertile because of it. PID is a term used to describe infection … Continue reading

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Chlamydia – everything you need to know.

National statistics show that chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and the numbers of people with chlamydia are rising, especially in the under 25s. This is because many people don’t have symptoms and pass the … Continue reading

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What are the symptoms of Trichomonas in men?

Trichomonas, or ‘trich’, is one of the most treatable sexually transmitted infections (STIs).  Men and women get and give each other trich, and in this article we’ll look at the symptoms in men and treatment you need. For women who … Continue reading

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Genital warts. Everything you need to know.

There’s a lot of talk and a lot of worry about genital warts.  Do they lead to cervical cancer?  Do they mean my partner been unfaithful? Are they harmful?  In this article we’re going to answer these questions and more.

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5 causes of vaginal itching and how to deal with them.

There are a lot of problems that can cause vaginal itching.  Here were going to look at: Bacterial vaginosis (BV) Thrush Trichomonas Lichen sclerosus Vulval cancer We’re going to examine the symptoms, causes and treatments for each of these. Sexually … Continue reading

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3 causes of pubic itching – and how to deal with them.

If you’re suffering with the embarrassment of an itchy pubic area, diagnosis and treatment probably can’t come soon enough.  In this article we’re going to look at the problem, the possible causes and treatments. This type of itching is confined … Continue reading

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Blood in the semen, pain in the penis and discharge from the penis. 3 worrying symptoms.

You can see from the picture below that the parts of a man’s reproductive organs are interconnected with tubes and tiny pipes. In this short article we’re going to look at the causes of 3 distressing symptoms: Blood in the … Continue reading

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What can I do about premature ejaculation?

Premature ejaculation is defined as a man ejaculating (coming/cumming) sooner than he and his partner would like.  This could be before penetration, just after or after several minutes.  But the key is that it can prevent both partners enjoying their … Continue reading

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Diagnosis and treatments for erectile dysfunction (impotence).

There are a lot of different causes of ED/impotence in men so the treatment will vary according to the cause. Here we’ll look at how ED is diagnosed and the different forms of treatment.

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