Questions tagged [sex]

sexual activity, including specifically sexual intercourse.

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What are the testosterone tests that I can take to prove that my low libido is really a testosterone problem?

I understand that ( correct me if I am wrong) the Sex Hormone Binding Globulin ( SHBG) test is one of the tests that can be used to evaluate one's libido. The sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) ...
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In contraceptive effectiveness ratings, are “typical use,” and “perfect use” self-reported?

The effectiveness of contraception methods is typically reported as two percentages: typical use and perfect use. Typical use is the measure of how the average couple is likely to use the method, and ...
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If someone has a bacterial throat infection (tonsillitis), can it be transmitted sexually (penetration)?

If there is an infection in the throat such as tonsillitis, where transmission is through the air "in droplets when an infected person breathes, coughs, or sneezes", then does this imply that sexual ...
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Sperm donation - where should I donate?

I recently discover sperm banks pay for sperm donation all over the world. I'm an Italian citizen. Which are the best countries in Europe to donate semen? In terms of: Guarantees I won't have to ...
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How do STIs and STDs physically enter the body?

Nurses and health practitioners will tell you to wear a condom to prevent contracting an STD/STI, and will supplement this with "diseases and infections can be transmitted through bodily fluids which ...
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Does the usage of PC muscle to achieve multiple orgasm in males cancels or transfers the ejacuation to the bludder?

There is a concept about dry/multiple male orgasm. Most common idea is what by practicing clenching of ones pubococcygeus (PC) muscle just before a point when the process of ejacuation begins, a male ...
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Is injaculation different than retrograde ejaculation?

I have been reading lately about injaculation as a mean of preventing the ejaculation during an orgasm, by applying pressure on a particular spot of the urethra in order to stop the semen. This seems ...
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Can the morning after pill affect your body temperature?

It's not something I can find much information about online... but is it possible that the MAP could send your hormones out of whack and result in feeling really warm at times?
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Is scalpel-free vasectomy safe and effective?

While researching online, I read about scalpel free vasectomy. With any procedure, there are risks and benefits. How safe and effective is this procedure? How does that compare with a traditional ...
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Data on “perfect use” vs “typical use” of contraceptives?

Different kinds of contraceptives have different yearly failure rates depending on whether the user of the contraceptive follows all the proper procedures for the contraceptive ("perfect use"), or ...
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Getting rid of sex drive

What are the options for a young healthy man to get rid of sex drive for good? I think the desire for sex is a weakness, a chain in the neck, and enemy of a focused mind. I want to get rid of this ...
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Birth Control Pills. Abnormal Bleeding

Is it normal to still have breakthrough bleeding in between periods if you have been on birth control for over a year?
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Is sex allowed during mononucleosis?

I've been diagnosed with mono 3 weeks ago. I've talked to the doctor and he said that I should avoid any kind of physical activity because it may enlarge my spleen damage it seriously. Is it True? Is ...
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Fructose from the Seminal Vesicles

I have been contemplating how chronic gut-originating infestations such as Candida overgrowth and Small Intestinal Bacteria Overgrowth (SIBO) link to symptoms in the male reproductive system, i.e., ...
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Is there any upside in receiving a with-needle vasectomy instead of a no-needle vasectomy?

https://gentleproceduresdallas.com/vasectomy/no-scalpel-no-needle/: Our clinic also offers a different method of anesthesia called “No-Needle Anesthesia”, which eliminates the need for a needle ...
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How does the length of the vas deferens excised during vasectomy impact the risk of recanalization after a vasectomy?

The studies I've found so far are old and/or inconclusive. https://www.fertstert.org/article/S0015-0282(02)04924-5/fulltext (2003, not a large sample size and a surprisingly high spontaneous ...
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Does the risk of recanalization increase if a person chooses an open-ended vasectomy (which closes only testicular end of the vas deferens)?

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/326737#vasectomy-reversal: The risk of recanalization may increase if: a person chooses an open-ended vasectomy, which closes only one end of the vas ...
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Is there any long-term upside in having an open-ended vasectomy instead of a closed vasectomy, given that all open vasectomies will eventually close?

https://www.theturekclinic.com/blog/choosing-an-open-or-closed-vasectomy-in-beverly-hills/: First off, all open vasectomies will eventually close. It’s what the body does with leaks. It just takes ...
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Is there any upside in receiving a vasectomy using traditional incision approach instead of a no-scalpel vasectomy?

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6464377/ only found upsides in using the no-scalpel vasectomy: Two randomized controlled trials evaluated the no‐scalpel technique and differed in their ...
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Is the status of “sexually-active” self-reported by the patients?

In the medical and social research concerning "sexual activity" of man or woman, for example: Can tampon use cause hymen changes in girls who have not had sexual intercourse? Nevertheless, ...
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How to ensure that sex with a new partner will be safe for health?

I want to be as certain as possible that sex with a new partner will not do any harm to my health. I know the common notion about "safe sex", but it seems oversimplified and generally primitive tools ...