As women, we learn about our sexual health from the time we are teenagers. We are taught how our bodies work and are encouraged to go to the doctor for annual exam. We pay attention to our reproductive system, aren’t afraid to talk to our friends about our sexual health and learn to listen to our bodies. But for men, once puberty is over, sexual health is often forgotten. The following are 10 things you may not know about men’s sexual health. Men Aren’t Always in the Mood The image, for most people, is that men are always in the mood. They are willing, at any time and anyplace to jump into bed. But men experience stress, tiredness, problems weighing on his mind and a myriad of other reasons that tonight just isn’t the right time for sex. We want our man to understand that when we are tired or have had a stressful day wanting to roll over and go to sleep doesn’t reflect on our love or desire for him so we have to understand that the times he isn’t in t...
Symptoms Type 2 diabetes usually begins gradually and progresses slowly. Symptoms in adults include: Excessive thirst Increased urination Fatigue Blurred vision Weight loss In women, vaginal yeast infections or fungal infections under the breasts or in the groin Severe gum problems Itching Erectile dysfunction in men Unusual sensations, such as tingling or burning, in the extremities Symptoms in children are often different: Most children are obese or overweight Increased urination is mild or even absent Many children develop a skin problem called acanthosis, characterized by velvety, dark colored patches of skin
The very first experience of genital herpes can be the most uncomfortable. Flare ups after this tend to be a lot milder and clear up more quickly. People experience different levels of discomfort but the most common complaints are stinging or itching around the genital or anal area. Sometimes fluid-filled blister appear which burst after a couple of days leaving a painful red sore. If urine touches the sores this can also be a cause of pain.
Some women experience very painful blisters in and around the labia, the clitoris, the vagina and cervix. A watery discharge may result, as may painful and difficult urination. It is estimated that around one in ten women get a vaginal yeast infection as a result of the primary herpes infection.
Up to forty percent of men experience a discharge from the penis. Some men also experience swelling and pain around the groin and pelvis area. This is due to swelling of lymph glands. Men tend not to experience painful urination.
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