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Hi and thanks for your thoughts and resources on this... I am 47 and have been put on a waitlist for surgery to repair my organ prolapses that remain after my last vaginal birth (13 years ago). After trying pelvic physio, pessary etc, I was unable to find any other solution to address the incontinence and get active again. (Pelvic physiotherapist cautioned against running, or other high impact exercise because it shakes down everything in my vagina...it also feels awful because I can feel all...
Hi I have been able to speak with our doctor’s at our main STI clinic and can provide a brief summary of what they have suggested. You are correct this type of surgical procedure you are looking at does carry some risk in regard to how it may change your sexual functioning in the future. I have been able to look at some research papers in regard to this and currently they believe 5 to 20 % of... Read Full Answer
I recently just tried anal sex for the first time and I’m worried about aids even tho Im I’ve never had it and neither dose my partner we’ve been together for 7 months and just recently tried aunl could that create hiv ? And can you be born HIV positive?
Hi Having unprotected anal sex like unprotected vaginal sex is a good way to pass HIV if you’re having sex with someone who has HIV. To get HIV you would need to have sex with someone who has HIV. If your partner does not have HIV there is no risk to HIV. You could have unprotected anal sex and there would be no risk. HIV would not be created/made by doing a certain sex act. For someone to get... Read Full Answer
Are boils a symptoms of hiv?
Hi There are no specific symptoms that are exclusive to HIV. If someone gets HIV the symptoms they could get can also be caused by many different medical conditions. Given this people are unable to use symptoms as a way to determine if they have HIV or not. The only way to find out if you have HIV is by doing a HIV test. To answer your question boils would not be a symptom that is specific to... Read Full Answer
Can i get hpv anal warts removed at walk in clinics?
Hi, thanks for your question. It really depends on the walk in clinic. Not every clinic has wart treatment. You can ask before you make an appointment if they have the treatment for warts. Some clinics do use liquid nitrogen or cryotherapy. To read more about HPV and genital warts, please see https://smartsexresource.com/topics/genital-warts-and-hpv Let us know if this answers your... Read Full Answer
What is the difference between chlamydia and a UTI?
Hi Chlamydia is a bacterial infection caused by the transmission of Chlamydia trachomatis during sexual contact in which body fluids are exchanged. Chlamydia can be in the throat, urethra (pee tube), vagina and rectum. It is common for chlamydia to cause no symptoms. See our information page on chlamydia for some additional information. A urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection... Read Full Answer