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    I have only ever had one sexual partner, and we were both virgins. Can I still contract chlamydia?





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    yeah you can if the man has chlamydia .

    How do you contract HS, is there any genetic link and can it be passed from a mother to her child?





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    HS is an autoimmune condition. In order to get it, you must first have the gene for autoimmunity. Then, you must have a leaky gut and environmental triggers in order for the disease to appear. Autoimmunity can be passed down from generation to generation, but if the other two factors are not present (gut & environment) the disease will not appear. If they are, then you're not guaranteed to get HS - you may, but you may also get something else. Autoimmunity is like that. I've written a 300 page book about HS and my 20 year struggle with it. I've been in remission for almost 5 years now and have helped hundreds of people heal themselves and go into remission. Check out The Hidden Plague by Tara Grant on Amazon.

    hi,i had a C section 10 months ago.I have a bit of belly since then.i wonder can i use abdominal belts that use current to contract muscles.and also whether I can undergo Genie slimming/toning machine. thanks. beenish





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    Im 18 and have been having sex for over 2 years, but i have never orgasmed. Its really getting me down and feel like a failure of a woman. At first I used to think I was going to wee and would make my partner stop, but now i think i've got over that but shake so much and sort of contract into a ball if i carried on? Help pleaseeee. Have i programmed my head into making myself stop? :(





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    Hi I have what looks like another anus between my anus and scrotum (much nearer my anus). It will expand and contract in line with my anus (if that makes sense),it is about the same diameter as a finger tip but it causes no pain or discomfort at all and ive had it as long as i can remember. What is it? Should I worry about it?





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    Hi - I'm quite sure I've had a couple of the above in the past and apart from stinging slightly and the constant itching, it's never really been a problem. However I have recently noticed a small lump on the opening to my anus. When relaxed it doesn't show but when I go to the toilet and obviously contract then it becomes quite protrudent. It doesn't hurt or itch but worried that it could be some sort of haemorrhoid or anything cancer-related? Please help!





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    hi to the 23 yr old lady who had the 9 lb baby. i just answered to some one else bout having problems after childbirth and i also had what you got but i had to have 2 operations afterwards down there after giving birth which resulted in me been left to tight and i dont know if you been given "vaginal dilators" not brilliant but does help to stretch open slightly after continued use and ky jelly. slow process but worth it in the end love. hope this helped

    I noticed a wart below my boyfriend's scrotum. We've been together and have been sexually active for over 2 years. We were both prior to to our relationship. Neither of us has been in a situation where we would contract genital warts from anyone. But we have been having sex with each other for a while. Is it possible this is genital warts or just a regular wart? He tells me he's had it since he was very young (he's 19) and he hasn't worried about it because he's always had it. Comments are appreciated.





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    can you contract HIV or AIDS if a significant amount of an infected persons blood gets on your arm if you haven't got any open wounds?I was in a nightclub and a staff member told me my arm was bleeding but when we washed it off there was no cut on my arm so i must have brushed off of someone who was bleeding heavily without noticing.i am worried as i also suck my tumb and am afraid we didnt wash my arm and hands well enough. is there a risk of me becoming infected if this person has HIV/AIDS?





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    No, there's no chance inless you had an open wound. Which u say you didn't so i wouldnt worrie..

    I had an altercation with a drug addict 2 days ago. She scratched my arm, leaving a red welt and breaking the skin. She also spat in my face, though I'm pretty sure none of her saliva entered my mouth/ eyes/ nose and I have no open cuts on my face. Once she'd been arrested the police told me she was HIV positive. Naturally I'm a little concerned! How long does HIV take to present antibodies so I can get tested? Realistically, how much saliva would I have to ingest to contract the virus?





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    the encounter you describe is a no-risk situation. in order for the virus to be passed from one individual to another there needs to be a transmission route, quality of virus, and quantity of virus. assuming that the individual really is hiv+ve, the scenario you describe has no method of transmission, no quality of virus or quantity of virus. the virus is not transmitted in saliva, nor is an individual scratching you a risk situation. however, even though this situation is no risk, if you have ever had unprotected sex you should get a full sti screen including tests for hiv & syph.

    My partner had recently told me he has HPV. He has known about the problem for years but only recently decided to tell me about it. It's been over 2years since he had any visable warts and so didn't think it was much to worry about. But we've been together a year and have had unprotected sex. Since he's told me I've been worried that although he's not had any visable warts that there is a chance I will contract the virus from him still. Should I be worried and should I get checked?





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    Hi Kate. Over 85% (probably ~100%?) of the population have been exposed to HPV - it's a super common virus. People rarely transmit the virus if they've haven't had any visible warts for at least 3 months, (this is what the NHS say) so you're probably safe. I highly recommend that you get the Gardasil vaccine. This is seen as the most effective vaccine as it protects against HPV types 6 and 11 which cause around 90% of genital wart cases and HPV types 16 and 18 which cause more than 70% of cervical cancers in the U.K. On a final note--many people carry HPV with no symptoms & not everyone will develop warts.

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    you would have to have to have sex with someone with the disease to contract it wouldnt u?





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    I'm 17, I gave a boy oral sex without using protection...should I get tested for any STI's??? What are the most likely STI's I could contract???





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    Hi i have man boobs n i have been pressin up when i contract and touch my breast it very strong n hard but when i realise d fat comes up why





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    I had them once, when i was a virgin and had no sexual contract, got them from a towel. Of all the places. I used Permethrin cream was about £5 and got rid of them all in 24 hours. I suggest using that





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    Yes this is normal. It will usually hurt until you relax. when you are tensed your muscles in your vagina contract and it can make sex uncomfortable.

    Can you contract HIV from receiving oral sex from a HIV positive person? I've been researching on the internet and keep being told different answers.





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    theoretically yes, its not carried well in saliva but if either of you have a cut or scrape then its possible to transmit it via the wound. go and get yourself checked.

    Am 25 and i still suffer from thses buggers, my hygein is at the up most, i wash my hands allways, but i still seem to contract them, so what am i doing wrong?





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    my muscles contract when I remember something embarrassing. My archile tendons (I think) sort off tear apart a little, and I cant find anything on the internet about this.





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    You can still contract genital warts even if you use condoms because they can be on the skin at the base of a penis which isn't covered by the condom so the best thing to do is go and get checked.

    You should still keep it clean as you could still get infection. You might not be able to as many piercing studios require you to sign a contract with all your details which stops you from suing if something wrong happens but you will have to check yourself for that.

    hi im 18 really quite worried because whislt trying to tense or contract (dont know the term) my testicles only the right one will respond, left testicle seems kind of lifeless. what can u suggest?





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    It Doesn't Matter Who Your Having Sexual Contact With, You Can Still Contract Infections, Go To Your GP For A Check-up And Tell Them What Is Happening. Don't Be Embarresed, Remember Your Not The Only One In The World :) Hope This Helps x

    why can he not get in? is it because its painful or what? the fact that you are worried will not help as you will unintentionally contract your pelvix floor muscles and make it more difficult. you just need to relax more. if you give me more information on how and why he cant get in, i will try to help more

    hey im 17 and still a vergin and i have very good hygiene but there is a slightly fishy smell when i contract my four skin i hate this and i feel it is dwindling my sexual activity please help





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    i have a light and white small spot on my penis neck, i had done unsafe sexual contract with a lady just once time, is this harmful for me and my wife, if so advice me please...please





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    I have ocd so ime very clean anyway but i am still wurried that i wil contract the swine flu and if it can be fatal or not i hope this country can bring this under control then it wil give me and all the rest of the countrys minds at risk





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    You can contract it and not have symptoms for years so it may not be you. You can get tested at the local GUM clinic to see if you have the virus. There is a really good leaflet which explains about it. At the end of the day it's a skin complaint, uncomfortable, embarrassing and annoying but not at all dangerous

    everything I have read seems to say that there is no evidence your male partner can contract it, but it can be passed from woman to woman in same sex relationships.

    I have had unprotected sex for 2-3 years and i have not had myself tested. What are the chances that if i did contract it 3 years ago that it has done serious damage?





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    i have a similar problem ive lost 5 stone in the last year and my boobs are still a 36HH! the PCT wont allow me to have my operation, even though my consultant says i desperatley need it doing, i have forfilled my part of the contract but the pct wont, so unfair

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