LGV; Lymphogranuloma inguinale; Lymphopathia venereum
Abstaining from sexual activity is the only absolute way to prevent a sexually transmitted disease. Safer sex behaviors may reduce the risk.
The proper use of condoms, either the male or female type, greatly decreases the risk of catching a sexually transmitted disease. You need to wear the condom from the beginning to the end of each sexual activity.
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Whether you have a great sex life or you think it is just so-so, there is always room for improvement. Keeping excitement and mutual satisfaction in the bedroom takes work; it doesn't just happen because you love your partner. While love and the desire to please your partner are important ingredients, there are many things you can do, some before you get into bed and some when you are in bed. The following are 10 ways you can make your sex life more satisfying, exciting and interesting.
Things to Do On Your Own
Kegel Exercises (This one is for women) - The muscles in your pelvic area can become stretched and out of shape, just like all the other muscles in your body. Keeping these muscles in shape can increase sexual sensation and make sex more satisfying. Kegel exercises can be done when you are sitting at your desk, stuck in traffic or when watching television. No one around you needs to know you are doing them. To help learn how to do them, however, you may want to be...
Definition Safe sex means taking precautions during sex that can keep you from getting a sexually transmitted infection (STI), or from giving an STI to your partner. STIs are also referred to as sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs. These diseases include genital herpes, genital warts, HIV, chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, hepatitis B and C, and others. Information A sexually transmitted illness (STI) is a contagious disease that can be transferred to another person through sexual intercourse or other sexual contact. Many of the organisms that cause STIs live on the penis , vagina , anus, mouth, and the skin of surrounding areas. Most of the diseases are transferred by direct contact with a sore on the genitals or mouth. However, some organisms can be transferred in body fluids without causing a visible sore. They can be transferred to another person during oral, vaginal, or anal intercourse. Some STIs can also be transferred by nonsexual contact with infected tissues or fluids, such as infe...
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