Month: February 2021

Male Sexual Health

Penile Discharge – What You Should Know

When substances other than semen or urine is found to be coming out from the tip of the penis, it is a symptom known as penile discharge. Having penile discharge of any kind usually points to a larger issue, like a STD infection of some kind.  Types of Penile Discharge Penile discharge ranges from clear and watery to opaque, thick and white. The discharge may sometimes appear pus-like and yellow in colour, and can smell

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STD Testing

Throat Swabs For STDs

It is a common misnomer that STIs and STDs are only transmitted through vaginal sex or anal sex. The truth is, STDs can be spread through both insertive and receptive oral sex. Symptoms Symptoms one may experience after picking up an STI after insertive oral sex with or without condoms may include sore throat, fevers, enlarged neck glands, enlarged tonsils, or a general persistent discomfort at the back of one’s throat. A medical study in

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Abnormal Vaginal Discharge

Vaginal Discharge – What Is Considered Abnormal?

Unlike their male counterparts, it is quite normal for women to have vaginal discharge. There is no standard amount of discharge, as some have it daily, whereas others experience it once in a while. It can also be light and intermittent, or heavy and continuous. In general, healthy vaginal discharge is one that is clear or whitish, may have a slight odour that is not strong smelling, and may even leave a yellow stain on

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Vaginal Pain

Vaginal Pain – Causes And Possible Complications

An often worrying and discomforting condition caused by a range of health issues, vaginal pain is something that affects women of all ages. This condition can be caused by infections, hormone related problems or even cysts. The pain can be located on the outer genital region at the vulva involving the skin and labia or even within the walls of the vagina. Causes of Vaginal Pain Vaginal pain during periods or menstruations are often associated

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STD Testing

STD Testing – Who Should Get Tested

  It isn’t immediately obvious who needs to get an STD test, largely because most people don’t talk about this taboo topic. The truth is we need to know more about this topic to safeguard our health, and the wellbeing of those around us. For most people, STD testing is not one of those things we think about on a regular basis. However, STD testing is important even if the individuals are in a monogamous

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