Many factors can cause rectal pain. This article looks at the causes of pain around the rectum, the symptoms, and ways to relieve it at home.
A yeast infection can cause a small amount of bleeding, as well as genital soreness and other symptoms. Antifungal medications can help. Learn more here.
Some women report experiencing intense sexual pleasure from the stimulation of an area in the vagina called the G-spot. Others may think they do not have one. Learn more about its location and current research here.
For the first time, scientists have reported how certain types of microbiome can help cells in the vagina and cervix defend against chlamydia infection.
Having a veiny penis is normal and indicates healthy blood flow. However, when unusual discharge or painful ejaculation also occur, it may point to an underlying health condition. Learn more here.
Viagra lasts for up to 4 hours. The average time of onset is 60 minutes. The effects vary for each individual. Learn more about how long Viagra lasts here.
Semen typically has a bitter or slightly salty taste, though this may vary from person to person. Various fluids in the semen give it its taste. Learn more here.
Anal warts develop due to the human papillomavirus. They can cause itching, bleeding, and other symptoms. Treatment may involve topical medications, liquid nitrogen, or surgical removal. Learn more here.
Olive oil has many health benefits, but it is not advisable to use it as a sexual lubricant. In this article, we list some alternatives and explain why they are preferable.
Although Vaseline has a soft, smooth texture, it is not advisable to use it as a sexual lubricant. Many alternatives are available. Learn more here.
A large review of clinical trials concludes that testosterone significantly improves the sexual function and well-being of postmenopausal women.
Penis captivus refers to the penis becoming stuck in the vagina. There are so few documented cases that many people believe it to be a myth. We describe how it can happen and what to do if it does.
The average time it takes for the body to make new sperm cells is 74 days. However, the male body is constantly producing sperm, so there will usually be some in the semen. Learn more about the sperm production cycle here.
For many people, bleeding is common after forms of sexual contact such as being fingered. It may occur due to a minor injury, a period, or vaginal dryness. In other cases, however, the cause may require medical attention. Learn more here.
Itchy pubic hair can occur due to a sexually transmitted infection, irritation from shaving, or certain skin conditions. Treatment depends on the cause. Learn more here.
There are many biological reasons that sex is pleasurable for males and females. In this article, we examine how sex affects both the body and the brain.
The elasticity of the vagina may change because of childbirth or aging. These changes are common and do not pose a risk to health. Here, learn about vaginal looseness, exercises, and more.
It is very rare to get pregnant from anal sex, but there is a small chance. We explore anal sex and pregnancy and bust some myths about preventing pregnancy.
A 14-week trial found that healthy men who added 60 g of nuts a day to their Western style diet reported improved sexual desire and orgasm quality.
Masturbation is a healthy sexual activity, and exercise provides many health benefits. Masturbating before a workout is unlikely to affect the fitness of either males or females. Learn more here.
Sexuality is a big part of being human. Love, affection and sexual intimacy all play a role in healthy relationships. A number of disorders can affect the ability to have or enjoy sex in both men and women. Factors that can affect sexual health include fear of unplanned pregnancy, concerns about infertility, sexually transmitted diseases, chronic diseases such as cancer or heart disease and medicines that affect sexual desire or performance.Subscribe to Sex-Sexuality feed