Sexual Health

Sexual health deals with issues such as unplanned pregnancies, sexually transmitted diseases, and safer sex practices.

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"More than 20 years of obstetrics and gynaecology experience"

Postinor-2 is a form of emergency contraception (or often referred to as the "morning-after pill") and should be taken orally within 72 hours of unprotected sexual intercourse in order for it to work properly. It consists of 2 tablets to be consu... Read Full Answer
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"Psychiatrist with over 20 years of experience"

‘Herpes’ is named from ancient Greek, ‘to creep or crawl’, with the typical spreading skin lesions described by Hippocrates. The herpes simplex virus, also known as HSV, is an infection that causes herpes. Herpes can appea... Read Full Answer
I would suggest going to see a GP or a dermatologist. The itching could be due to a fungal infection that arose from excessive sweating in the groin. If this has been going on for a long time, then it might need more than just a topical anti-... Read Full Answer
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Erectile dysfunction (ED) refers to the inability to get and keep an erection firm enough for intercourse.  Having erection trouble from time to time may not always be a cause for concern. If ED is an ongoing issue, it can cause stress, affec... Read Full Answer
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"More than 20 years of obstetrics and gynaecology experience"

The fact that there are so many forms of contraception means that there is no one ideal contraception that suits all women (no one size fits all solution). Women have many reasons for seeking contraception and their final preference depends on: ... Read Full Answer
Herpes type 1 (HSV1) is the virus that is the most common cause of cold sores. HSV type 1 can also cause genital herpes, although this is more commonly caused by HSV type 2. When HSV type 1 causes cold sores, painful grouped blisters and ulcers d... Read Full Answer
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"Psychiatrist with over 20 years of experience"

Infectious diseases can be spread through several routes of transmission. Oral transmission refers to the spreading of organisms through saliva or shared foods and drinks. When a person accidentally consumes contaminated items, such as saliva duri... Read Full Answer
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"More than 20 years of obstetrics and gynaecology experience"

If you have been trying to conceive but have been unsuccessful for more than 1 year despite regular intercourse, then this means that you and your wife are experiencing infertility issues already. You should seek a detailed consultation with a gy... Read Full Answer