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As part of taking care of your health, you may want to talk with a health care provider about sex. Health care providers include nurses, nurse practitioners, family doctors, specialists, counsellors, and sex therapists.
For parents, the conversations about sexuality that you have with your children are some of the most important conversations that will happen during their lifetime. Adults often worry about talking about sexuality with children and, although they recognize the value in the conversations, it can be difficult to approach the topics of sexuality.
Sexual health is important for everyone, no matter what your age, gender, or sexual orientation. If you identify as transgender, there are some information you may be interested in.
Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by the parasite Trichomonas vaginalis. Infections can occur in a penis or external genitals, and a vagina or internal genitals. The parasite can also be found in body fluids such as semen, pre-ejaculate, and vaginal fluids.