Category Archives: Men’s Health-Erectile Dysfunction

CHLAMYDIA AND NON¬GONOCOCCAL URETHRITIS AND CERVICITIS – INTRODUCTION

Chlamydia trachomatis (serotypes D to K) is an important and common sexually transmitted human pathogen. It is much more common than gonorrhoea. The serotypes of С trachomatis isolated from genital infections differ from those usually isolated from trachoma (serotypes A … Continue reading

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GONNORHOEA – FOLLOW UP; COUNSELLING AND PREVENTION

Patients should attend 1 week after therapy for evaluation and test of cure. All infected sites should be cultured. Investigations to exclude concurrent STDs should be considered. Single dose penicillin regimens usually eliminate incubating syphilis but not primary, secondary or … Continue reading

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MAKING A COMMITMENT: REPARTNERING AND REMARRYING

Repartnering or remarrying has its own set of sexual difficulties. There might be an ex-partner or two to consider and it can be difficult to avoid the comparisons of personality, size, shape and sexual performance. When there are children involved … Continue reading

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MAKING A COMMITMENT: MUTUAL COMMITMENT

Commitment doesn’t have to have a timeframe. Kay has been married to the same man for sixteen years. ‘We met when we were at school and we became good friends. We would sit together in class and have lunch together … Continue reading

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SEX AND SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES: HOW TO FIND STD?

Finding out about an STD can be a double whammy. A married woman in her forties found out she had trichomonas after she developed a vaginal discharge that smelt like old socks. As her only partner was her husband she … Continue reading

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SEX AND SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES: HIV/AIDS.

Perhaps even more importantly, it helps to know that there is no way of spotting the person in the crowd most likely to be carrying an STD. It won’t necessarily be the most attractive or the most ugly person, not … Continue reading

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SEX AND SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES

The tragedy of AIDS flung the discussion of sexually transmitted diseases out into the light and right onto the front pages of the world’s newspapers and magazines. People were talking about sexuality and sexual practices in an unprecedented way. Frank … Continue reading

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SEX AND CONTRACEPTION: TUBAL LIGATION FOR HER OR STERILIZATION FOR HIM

The issue of permanent contraception is a difficult one. Once a person has decided that they have had all the children they ever want to. have, and their partner agrees that they also don’t want any more children, then it … Continue reading

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SEX AND PREGNANCY: ABORTION IS NOT AN “EASY OPTION”

Contrary to the opinion of some of the critics of pro-choice, abortion is not an ‘easy option’. The initial thought may be a reflex reaction to an extremely difficult situation, but it is rarely a decision that is taken lightly. … Continue reading

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SEX AND CONTRACEPTION: DIAPHRAGMS OR ‘PANIC PILL’

There are other situations that you think are safe until you have the whole story. Like the fact that diaphragms don’t work in the bathroom drawer. Actually, diaphragms raise an interesting point. There are a lot of women who feel … Continue reading

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