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    • Reproductive health

    • Within the framework of the World Health Organization's (WHO) definition of health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, reproductive health, or sexual health/hygiene, addresses the reproductive processes, functions and system at all stages of ... Read »


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    • AIDS fatigue

    • AIDS fatigue is a phenomenon wherein individuals or societies who had been concerned about the impact of HIV or AIDS become desensitized to the having a strong emotional response to HIV issues after receiving continual messages about the danger over a long period of time. Anthony Fauci, director of the United Stat ... Read »


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    • Autoerotic fatality

    • Autoerotic fatalities are accidental deaths that occur during sexual self-stimulation when an apparatus, device or prop that is being employed to enhance pleasure causes the death. Researchers only apply the term to unintentional deaths resulting from solitary sexual activity, not suicide or acts with a partner. The in ... Read »


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    • List of bacterial vaginosis microbiota

    • Bacterial vaginosis is caused by an imbalance of the naturally occurring bacteria in the vagina. The normally predominant species of Lactobacilli are markedly reduced. This is the list of organisms that are found in the vagina that are associated with bacterial vaginosis, an infectious disease of the vagina caused by e ... Read »


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    • Tannerella forsythia

    • Tannerella forsythia is an anaerobic, Gram-negative bacterial species of the Cytophaga-Bacteroidetes family. It has been implicated in periodontal diseases and is a member of the red complex of periodontal pathogens.T. forsythia was previously named Bacteroides forsythus and Tannerella forsythensis. Tannerella forsyth ... Read »


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    • British Journal of Sexual Medicine

    • British Journal of Sexual Medicine  

      The British Journal of Sexual Medicine (abbreviated Br J Sex Med or BJSM) is a medical periodical, first published in 1973. The first issue declared an intent "to provide authoritative and scientific knowledge on sexual problems and medical problems that have sexual implications to them. The journal will explore the p ... Read »


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    • Bugchasing

    • Bugchasing is the practice of pursuing sexual activity with HIV-positive individuals in order to contract HIV. Individuals engaged in this activity are referred to as bugchasers. It is a form of self-harm. Bugchasers seek sexual partners who are HIV-positive for the purpose of having unprotected sex and becoming HIV-po ... Read »


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    • Center for Healthy Sex

    • Center for Healthy Sex (CHS) is a community therapy center in Los Angeles that specializes in the treatment of sexual dysfunction, sexual anorexia,sex addiction and love addiction. The Center is located on Santa Monica Boulevard near Overland Avenue bordering the neighborhoods of Century City and Westwood. Clients par ... Read »


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    • URGE: Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity


    • Condom

    • Condom

      A condom is a sheath-shaped barrier device used during sexual intercourse to reduce the probability of pregnancy or a sexually transmitted infection (STIs). There are both male and female condoms. With proper use—and use at every act of intercourse—women whose partners use male condoms experience a 2% per-yea ... Read »


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    • Condom fatigue

    • Condom fatigue is a term used by medical professionals and safer sex educators to refer to the phenomenon of decreased condom use. It can also be used to describe a general weariness of and decreased effectiveness of safer sex messages. This is sometimes called "prevention fatigue". The term has particularly been used ... Read »


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    • Condoms, needles, and negotiation

    • Condoms, needles, and negotiation, also known as the CNN approach, is a harm reduction approach to reducing the rate of transmission of sexually transmitted infections such as HIV/AIDS through the use of safer sex and reducing the risks in injection drug use through the provision of clean needles. In contrast with the ... Read »


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    • Declaration of Sexual Rights

    • The Declaration of Sexual Rights was first proclaimed at the 13th World Congress of Sexology, run by the World Association for Sexual Health, in Valencia 1997; the current version is from 2014. The current version is naming 16 positions: ... Read »


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    • Delayed ejaculation

    • Delayed ejaculation, also called retarded ejaculation or inhibited ejaculation, is a man's inability for or persistent difficulty in achieving orgasm, despite typical sexual desire and sexual stimulation. Generally, a man can reach orgasm within a few minutes of active thrusting during sexual intercourse, whereas a man ... Read »


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    • Delayed puberty

    • Puberty is described as delayed puberty with exceptions when an organism has passed the usual age of onset of puberty with no physical or hormonal signs that it is beginning. Puberty may be delayed for several years and still occur normally, in which case it is considered constitutional delay of growth and puberty, a v ... Read »


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    • Dental dam

    • A dental dam or rubber dam (sometimes termed "Kofferdam"—from German), designed in the U.S. in 1864 by Sanford Christie Barnum, is a thin, 6" square sheet usually latex or nitrile, used in dentistry to isolate the operative site (one or more teeth) from the rest of the mouth. It is used mainly in endodontic, fixed ... Read »


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    • Dhat syndrome

    • Dhat syndrome (Sanskrit: धातु दोष, IAST: Dhātu doá¹£a) is a condition found in the cultures of the Indian subcontinent in which male patients report that they suffer from premature ejaculation or impotence, and believe that they are passing semen in their urine. The condition ha ... Read »


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    • Dry enema

    • A dry enema is an alternative technique for cleansing the human rectum either for reasons of health, or for sexual hygiene. It is accomplished by squirting a small amount of sterile lubricant into the rectum, resulting in a bowel movement more quickly and with less violence than can be achieved by an oral laxative. It ... Read »


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    • Dry sex

    • Dry sex is the sexual practice of having sexual intercourse without vaginal lubrication. Vaginal lubrication can be removed by using herbal aphrodisiacs, household detergents, antiseptics, by wiping out the vagina, or by placing leaves in the vagina besides other methods. Dry sex is associated with increased health ris ... Read »


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    • Dysejaculation

    • Dysejaculation is an ejaculation that is painful or uncomfortable. ... Read »


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    • Enema

    • Enema

      Enema, also known as clyster, is a fluid injected into the lower bowel by way of the rectum. The most frequent use of an enema is to relieve constipation or for bowel cleansing before a medical examination or "procedure". In standard medicine an enema may also be employed as a lower gastrointestinal series (also calle ... Read »


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    • Enzyte

    • Enzyte is an herbal nutritional supplement originally manufactured by Berkeley Premium Nutraceuticals (now Vianda, LLC) of Cincinnati, Ohio. The manufacturer has claimed that Enzyte promotes "natural male enhancement," which is a euphemism for enhancing erectile function. However, its effectiveness has been called into ... Read »


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    • ExtenZe

    • ExtenZe is a herbal nutritional supplement claiming to promote "natural male enhancement", a euphemism for penis enlargement. Additionally, television commercials and advertisements claim an "improved" or "arousing" sexual experience. Websites selling the product make several more detailed claims, including acquiring a ... Read »


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    • Female sexual arousal disorder

    • Female sexual arousal disorder (FSAD) is a disorder characterized by a persistent or recurrent inability to attain sexual arousal or to maintain arousal until the completion of a sexual activity. The diagnosis can also refer to an inadequate lubrication-swelling response normally present during arousal and sexual activ ... Read »


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    • Go Ask Alice!

    • Go Ask Alice! is an online Q&A Internet resource provided by Columbia University for both students and the general public with questions or curiosity about health topics. The site has no affiliation with the book Go Ask Alice by Beatrice Sparks. Go Ask Alice! started in the fall of 1993 at Columbia University's Health ... Read »


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    • Gynopedia

    • Gynopedia is an open resource for sexual, reproductive and women's health care. The website was founded in 2016. ... Read »


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    • Herpes Viruses Association

    • The Herpes Association (now the Herpes Viruses Association) was started in 1982. It is a support group for people with Herpes simplex virus. It conducts information campaigns and attempts to reduce the stigma associated with sexually transmitted diseases. It became a registered charity with a Dept of Health grant in 1 ... Read »


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    • How to Have Sex in an Epidemic

    • How to Have Sex in an Epidemic

      How to Have Sex in an Epidemic: One Approach is a 1982 book by Richard Berkowitz and Michael Callen, under the direction of Joseph Sonnabend, to advise gay men about how to avoid contracting the infecting agent which causes AIDS. Berkowitz and Callen published the book in 1982 at a time when gay men were first being d ... Read »


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    • Hydrocele testis

    • Hydrocele testis

      A hydrocele testis is an accumulation of clear fluid in the tunica vaginalis, the most internal of membranes containing a testicle. A primary hydrocele causes a painless enlargement in the scrotum on the affected side and is thought to be due to the defective absorption of fluid secreted between the two layers of the t ... Read »


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    • Hypersexual disorder

    • Hypersexual disorder was proposed in 2010 for inclusion in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition (DSM-5) of the American Psychiatric Association (APA). The Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders Workgroup recommended inclusion in the DSM-5 in Section III (Emerging Measures and Models, Co ... Read »


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    • Hypersexuality

    • Hypersexuality is a clinical diagnosis used by mental healthcare researchers and providers to describe extremely frequent or suddenly increased sexual urges or sexual activity. The terms nymphomania and satyriasis were once used to describe the condition, in women and men respectively, but are no longer in general medi ... Read »


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    • Julia Indichova

    • Julia Indichova

      Julia Indichova is an American reproductive healthcare activist and author. She is best known for her book Inconceivable: A Woman’s Triumph Over Despair and Statistics (2001), which was hailed by Library Journal as “an important consumer health resource…the first such book written from the patient’s ... Read »


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    • Intravaginal ejaculation latency time

    • Intravaginal ejaculation latency time (IELT) is the time taken by a man to ejaculate during vaginal penetration. IELT varies not only from man to man, but from one time to the next for the same man and tends to decrease with age. Some medications such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) affect IELT. IEL ... Read »


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    • Kegel exercise

    • Kegel exercise

      Pelvic floor exercise, also known as Kegel exercise, consists of repeatedly contracting and relaxing the muscles that form part of the pelvic floor, now sometimes colloquially referred to as the "Kegel muscles". The exercise needs to be performed multiple times each day, for several minutes at a time, for one to three ... Read »


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    • LGBTI Health Summit

    • The LGBTI Health Summits are an opportunity for individuals working for the health of intersex, trans, bisexual, lesbian and gay people to meet and share ideas. Attendees are mostly health activists, a mix of medical care professionals, alternative and complementary health providers, outreach workers, volunteers, and o ... Read »


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    • Lock hospital

    • A lock hospital was a hospital that specialised in treating sexually transmitted diseases. They operated in Britain and its colonies and territories from the 18th century to the 20th. The military had a close association with a number of the hospitals. By the mid 19th century most of the larger army bases in India were ... Read »


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    • Maternal health

    • Maternal health is the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. It encompasses the health care dimensions of family planning, preconception, prenatal, and postnatal care in order to ensure a positive and fulfilling experience in most cases and reduce maternal morbidity and mortality in o ... Read »


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    • Men who have sex with men

    • Men who have sex with men (MSM), also known as males who have sex with males, are male persons who engage in sexual activity with members of the same sex, regardless of how they identify themselves; many such men do not sexually identify as gay, homosexual or bisexual. The term was created in the 1990s by epidemiologi ... Read »


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    • Midwifery

    • Midwifery

      Midwifery, as known as obstetrics, is a health science and health profession that deals with pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period (including care of the newborn), besides sexual and reproductive health of women throughout their lives. In many countries, midwifery is a medical profession (special for its ind ... Read »


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    • Multiple sex partners

    • Multiple sex partners (MSP) is the measure and incidence of engaging in sexual activities with two or more people within a specific time period. Sexual activity with MSP can happen simultaneously or serially. MSP includes sexual activity between people with the same gender. MSP can also mean that one person may have a ... Read »


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    • Mycoplasma hominis infection

    • Micoplasma hominis infection is caused by the bacteria Mycoplasma hominis. Micoplasma hominis infection is spread through vaginal intercourse, oral-to-genital contact, and vertically from mother to her infant in utero or by the colonization by the bacteria as the baby descends through the birth canal or by nosocomial a ... Read »


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    • National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles

    • The National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (NATSAL) is the name given to a series of face-to-face surveys of people in the United Kingdom regarding their sexual behaviour and patterns. The three rounds of interviews completed to date are NATSAL I (1990–91) and NATSAL II (2000-01) and NATSAL III (2010â ... Read »


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    • No Secrets (Adult Protection)

    • No Secrets (Adult Protection), also known coequally as Adult Safeguarding, is a UK Government white paper publication from the Department of Health which provides guidance on developing and implementing multi-agency policies and procedures to protect adults deemed "at risk" from harm and/or abuse. The Department of He ... Read »


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    • Party and play

    • Party and play (PNP and PnP) is a subculture of recreational drug users who engage in high risk sexual activities under the influence of drugs within groups. It is also called chemsex and it is described "as an enormous risk." The term is commonly used by and associated with gay men and other men who have sex with men ... Read »


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    • Paula method

    • The Paula Method is a proposed alternative to Kegel exercises. The idea is that by strengthening your sphincter muscles (eye muscle: orbicularis oculi and mouth muscle: orbicularis oris), the contractions would also strengthen the sphincter muscles in the pelvic floor. Evidence to support its use is lacking. ... Read »


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    • Draft:Paula Method

    • The Paula Method is an alternative to Kegel exercises. The idea is that if you strengthen your sphincter muscles (eye muscle: Orbicularis Oculi Muscle and mouth muscle: [Oris Muscle]), the contractions would also strengthen the sphincter muscles in the pelvic floor. There have been several conflicting studies on its e ... Read »


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    • Pelvic congestion syndrome

    • Pelvic congestion syndrome

      Pelvic congestion syndrome (also known as pelvic vein incompetence) is a chronic medical condition in women caused by varicose veins in the lower abdomen. The condition causes chronic pain, often manifesting as a constant dull ache, which can be aggravated by standing. Early treatment options include pain medication, a ... Read »


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    • Tubo-ovarian abscess

    • Tubo-ovarian abscess

      Tubo-ovarian abscesses (TOA) are one of the late complications of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) and can be life-threatening if the abscess ruptures and results in sepsis. It consists of an encapsulated or confined 'pocket of pus' with defined boundaries that forms during an infection of a fallopian tube and ovary. ... Read »


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    • Penile fracture

    • Penile fracture

      Penile fracture is rupture of one or both of the tunica albuginea, the fibrous coverings that envelop the penis's corpora cavernosa. It is caused by rapid blunt force to an erect penis, usually during vaginal intercourse, or aggressive masturbation. It sometimes also involves partial or complete rupture of the urethra ... Read »


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    • Penile prosthesis

    • A penile prosthesis, or penile implant, is one of the oldest effective treatments for the condition of erectile dysfunction. The medical device which is surgically implanted within the corpora cavernosa of the penis during a surgical procedure, provides the highest levels of patient and partner satisfaction of all avai ... Read »


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    • Peyronie's disease


    • Planned Parenthood

    • Planned Parenthood

      Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. (PPFA), or Planned Parenthood, is a nonprofit organization that provides reproductive health services both in the United States and globally. It is a tax-exempt corporation under Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3), and a member association of the International Planned ... Read »


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    • Plethysmograph

    • A plethysmograph is an instrument for measuring changes in volume within an organ or whole body (usually resulting from fluctuations in the amount of blood or air it contains). Pulmonary plethysmographs are commonly used to measure the functional residual capacity (FRC) of the lungs—the volume in the lungs wh ... Read »


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    • Porphyromonas gingivalis

    • Porphyromonas gingivalis belongs to the phylum Bacteroidetes and is a nonmotile, Gram-negative, rod-shaped, anaerobic, pathogenic bacterium. It forms black colonies on blood agar. It is found in the oral cavity, where it is implicated in certain forms of periodontal disease, as well as in the upper gastrointestinal tr ... Read »


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    • Post-coital tristesse

    • Post-coital tristesse (PCT) or post-coital dysphoria (PCD) is the feeling of sadness, anxiety, agitation or aggression after sexual intercourse. Its name comes from New Latin postcoitalis and French tristesse, literally "sadness". Many people with PCT may exhibit strong feelings of anxiety lasting from five minutes to ... Read »


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    • Postorgasmic illness syndrome

    • Postorgasmic illness syndrome (POIS) is a syndrome in which men have severe cognitive and physical symptoms immediately following ejaculation in the absence of a local genital reaction. The symptoms last for up to a week. The cause and prevalence are unknown; it is considered a rare disease. The distinguishing cha ... Read »


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    • Precocious puberty

    • In medicine, precocious puberty is puberty occurring at an unusually early age. In most cases, the process is normal in every aspect except the unusually early age, and simply represents a variation of normal development. In a minority of children, the early development is triggered by a disease such as a tumor or inju ... Read »


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    • Prevotella intermedia

    • Prevotella intermedia (formerly Bacteroides intermedius) is a gram-negative, obligate anaerobic pathogenic bacterium involved in periodontal infections, including gingivitis and periodontitis, and often found in acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis. It is commonly isolated from dental abscesses, where obligate anaer ... Read »


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    • Priapism

    • Priapism

      Priapism is a medical condition in which the erect penis does not return to its flaccid state, despite the absence of both physical and psychological stimulation, within four hours. Priapism is potentially painful and is considered a medical emergency, which should receive proper treatment by a qualified medical practi ... Read »


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    • Putative father registry

    • In the United States, the putative father registry is a state level legal option for unmarried males to document through a notary public any female they engage with in intercourse, for the purpose of retaining parental rights for any child they may father. In the United States, putative fathers will be notified w ... Read »


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    • Refractory period (sex)

    • In human sexuality, the refractory period is usually the recovery phase after orgasm during which it is physiologically impossible for a man to have additional orgasms due to increase in the penile sensory threshold (PST). Though it is generally reported that women do not experience a refractory period and can thus exp ... Read »


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    • Reproductive health care for incarcerated women in the United States

    • In the United States, prisons are obligated to provide health care to prisoners. Such health care is sometimes called correctional medicine. In women's prisons, correctional medicine includes attention to reproductive health. The number of women incarcerated in the United States has increased greatly over the last few ... Read »


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    • Reproductive Health Matters

    • Reproductive Health Matters  

      Reproductive Health Matters is a biannual peer-reviewed medical journal covering sexual and reproductive health and rights. The journal is published in English, with translated editions in Arabic, Chinese, French, Hindi, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. It was established in 1993 by Marge Berer. The editor-in-chief is ... Read »


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    • Reproductive justice

    • A term originally coined in the United States by organizations that promote the rights of Native women and women of color, reproductive justice is a concept that links reproductive rights with social justice. The reproductive justice movement arose in the late 1980s as an attempt by these organizations to expand the rh ... Read »


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    • Reproductive rights

    • Reproductive rights are legal rights and freedoms relating to reproduction and reproductive health that vary amongst countries around the world. The World Health Organization defines reproductive rights as follows: Reproductive rights rest on the recognition of the basic right of all couples and individuals to decide ... Read »


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    • Reproductive system disease

    • A reproductive system disease is any disease of the reproductive system. Reproductive tract infection (RTI) areinfections that affect the reproductive tract, which is part of the Reproductive System. For females, reproductive tract infections can be in either the upper reproductive tract (fallopian tubes, ovary an ... Read »


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    • Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012

    • The Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012 (Republic Act No. 10354), informally known as the Reproductive Health Law or RH Law, is a law in the Philippines, which guarantees universal access to methods on contraception, fertility control, sexual education, and maternal care. While there is general ... Read »


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    • Safe sex

    • Safe sex is sexual activity engaged in by people who have taken precautions to protect themselves against sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as HIV. It is also referred to as safer sex or protected sex, while unsafe or unprotected sex is sexual activity engaged in without precautions, especially forgoing condo ... Read »


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    • Sex after pregnancy

    • Sex after pregnancy is often delayed for several weeks or months, and may be difficult and painful for women. Injury to the perineum or surgical cuts (episiotomy) to the vagina during childbirth can cause sexual dysfunction. Sexual activity other than sexual intercourse is possible sooner, but some women experience a p ... Read »


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    • Sex and drugs

    • Sex and the use of drugs, both legal and illegal, have been linked throughout human history, encompassing all aspects of sex: desire, performance, pleasure, conception, gestation, and disease. Drugs are frequently associated with reduced sexual inhibition, both when used voluntarily in social circumstances, and in ... Read »


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    • Comprehensive sex education

    • Comprehensive sex education (CSE) is a sex education instruction method where students gain knowledge, attitudes, skills and values to make appropriate and healthy choices in their sexual behavior, thus preventing them from sexually transmitted infections, including HIV and HPV, teenage or unwanted pregnancies, and fro ... Read »


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    • Sex reassignment therapy

    • Sex reassignment therapy can consist of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to modify secondary sex characteristics, sex reassignment surgery to alter primary sex characteristics, and other procedures altering appearance, including permanent hair removal for trans women. In addition to undergoing medical procedures, tra ... Read »


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    • Sexual addiction

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      Sexual addiction, also known as sex addiction, is a state characterized by compulsive participation or engagement in sexual activity, particularly sexual intercourse, despite negative consequences. Proponents of a diagnostic model for sexual addiction, as defined here, consider it to be one of several sex-related disor ... Read »


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    • Sexual and reproductive health and rights

    • Sexual and reproductive health and rights or SRHR is the concept of human rights applied to sexuality and reproduction. It is a combination of four fields that in some contexts are more or less distinct from each other, but less so or not at all in other contexts. These four fields are sexual health, sexual rights, rep ... Read »


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    • Sexual dysfunction

    • Sexual dysfunction (or sexual malfunction or sexual disorder) is difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity, including physical pleasure, desire, preference, arousal or orgasm. According to the DSM-5, sexual dysfunction requires a person to feel extreme distress and ... Read »


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    • Sexual function

    • Sexual function is how the body reacts in different stages of the sexual response cycle, or as a result of sexual dysfunction. Relevant aspects of sexual function are defined on the basis of a modified version of Masters and Johnson's work. The aspects of sexual function defined as being relevant to the assessment incl ... Read »


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    • Sexual headache

    • Sexual headaches, also known as coital cephalalgia, are a rare type of headache that occur in the skull and neck during sexual activity, including masturbation or orgasm. These headaches are often benign, but should be evaluated by a clinician to rule out intracranial hemorrhage and cerebral infarction, especially if t ... Read »


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    • Sexual health clinic

    • Sexual health clinics specialize in the prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted infections. Sexual health clinics provide only some reproductive health services. Few clinics perform abortions or offer birth control other than condoms. Sexual health clinics are also called sexually transmitted disease (ST ... Read »


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    • Sexual Health Resource Centre

    • The Sexual Health Resource Centre (SHRC) is a non-profit information and referral service that addresses sex, sexuality, and sexual health. It serves the community of Kingston, Ontario, Canada, and is located in the John Deutsch University Centre of Queen’s University. It is operated by volunteers year round who r ... Read »


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    • Sexual motivation and hormones

    • Sexual motivation is influenced by hormones such as testosterone, estrogen, progesterone, , and vasopressin. In most mammalian species, sex hormones control the ability to engage in sexual behaviours. However, sex hormones do not directly regulate the ability to copulate in primates (including humans). Rather, sex horm ... Read »


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    • Sexual network

    • A sexual network is a social network that is defined by the sexual relationships within a set of individuals. Like other forms of social networks, sexual networks can be formally studied using the mathematics of graph theory and network theory. Recent epidemiological studies have investigated sexual networks, an ... Read »


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    • Sexually active life expectancy

    • Sexually active life expectancy is the average number of years remaining for a person to be sexually active. This population-based indicator extends the concept of health expectancy to the measure of sexuality (via sexual activity). Calculation of sexually active life expectancy uses the age-specific prevalence data on ... Read »


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    • Sexually induced sneezing

    • Sexually induced sneezing is a phenomenon characterized by sneezing during orgasm or sexual arousal. The person experiences sneezing as a result of sexual thoughts, arousal, intercourse, or orgasm. Sneezing occurs independent of external nasal stimuli or allergens, and may occur at any point during a sexual experi ... Read »


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    • Sexually transmitted infection

    • Sexually transmitted infection

      Sexually transmitted infections (STI), also referred to as sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and venereal diseases (VD), are infections that are commonly spread by sex, especially vaginal intercourse, anal sex and oral sex. Most STIs initially do not cause symptoms. This results in a greater risk of passing the disea ... Read »


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    • Shelf (organization)

    • Shelf

      Shelf is a voluntary organisation created with the aim of bringing new levels of sexual health awareness to young people of the United Kingdom. It is unique in that it was founded by four Year 10 students of Peterborough in April 2007 and is still currently owned and operated by them. It was founded with support from m ... Read »


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    • Shenkui

    • Shenkui (shen-kʼuei; simplified Chinese: 肾亏; Traditional Chinese: 腎虧; pinyin: ShènkuÄ«) is a culture bound syndrome native to China in which the individual suffers somatic symptoms with anxiety, believed to be caused by a loss of semen. And in Traditional Chinese Medicine, shen (kidney) is t ... Read »


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    • Short-arm inspection

    • The term "short-arm inspection" is a military euphemism referring to the routine medical inspection of male soldiers' penises ("short arms") for signs of sexually-transmitted diseases and other medical problems. The precise origin of the term is uncertain; however, American and Australian troops are known to have used ... Read »


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    • Spermarche

    • Spermarche—also known as semenarche—refers to the beginning of development of sperm in boys' testicles at puberty. It contrasts with menarche in girls. Depending on their upbringing, cultural differences, and prior sexual knowledge, boys may have different reactions to spermarche, ranging from fear to excitem ... Read »


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    • Tampon tax

    • A tampon tax refers to a condition in sales tax law under which tampons—and other feminine hygiene products used to absorb menstrual flow—are not tax exempt like some other medical necessities. Proponents argue that tampons, sanitary napkins, and comparable products form basic, unavoidable necessities for wom ... Read »


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    • Vaginal tightening

    • Vaginal tightening is the tightening of the pelvic muscles to achieve or maintain the right degree of elasticity of the pelvic floor muscles. These muscles must be able to contract to maintain continence, and to relax allowing for urination and bowel movements, and for sexual intercourse as well as for giving birth. T ... Read »


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    • Vaginal weightlifting

    • Vaginal weightlifting is the term encompassing strength training exercises using the contraction of pelvic floor muscles to lift an object inserted in the vagina. Vaginal weightlifting may utilise specialised equipment such as weighted vaginal cones, yoni eggs or jade eggs. Vaginal cones, developed by Plevnik et a ... Read »


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    • Vaginismus

    • Vaginismus

      Vaginismus, sometimes called vaginism and genito-pelvic pain disorder, is a condition that affects a woman's ability to engage in vaginal penetration, including sexual intercourse, manual penetration, insertion of tampons or menstrual cups, and the penetration involved in gynecological examinations (pap tests). This is ... Read »


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    • Veillonella parvula

    • Veillonella parvula is a bacterium in the genus Veillonella. It is a normal part of the oral flora but can be associated with diseases such as periodontitis and dental caries as well as various systemic infections. It has also been isolated from women with bacterial vaginosis. Mashima, I.; Nakazawa, F. (August 2014). ... Read »


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    • Walsall Integrated Sexual Health Services

    • Walsall Integrated Sexual Health Services

      Walsall Integrated Sexual Health Services (WiSH) is a part of the UK National Health Service that provides sexual healthcare in the Walsall area of the UK. The services include the treatment and prevention of sexually transmitted infections, contraception and participation in the National Chlamydia Screening Programme. ... Read »


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    • Women's reproductive health in the United States


    • World Association for Sexual Health

    • The World Association for Sexual Health (WAS) is an international umbrella organization representing sexological societies and sexologists worldwide. Founded in 1978 in Rome, Italy, the WAS main goal is to promote sexual health for all through sexological science. Since its beginning, the WAS has successfully sponsored ... Read »


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