Sexuality and health, STDs
Syphilis: Symptoms, Transmission
Despite significant advances in diagnosis, syphilis remains a serious medical and social problem. Increasing numbers of cases in recent years are affecting younger and younger age groups, including children and adolescents.
Genital Warts: Causes, Symptoms, Types
Genital warts are small growths around in the genital or anal area. They are a common sexually transmitted disease, especially in the young population, caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). If they multiply, they can be annoying and unpleasant.
Chlamydia Infection: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment
A chlamydia infection is a widespread infection that affects women and men alike. It is caused by bacteria of the genus Chlamydia or Chlamydophila. They cause a wide range of infectious diseases of the genitals, eyes, and respiratory system.
What is Vaginismus (Contraction of the Vagina)? Symptoms and Causes
Vaginismus is one of the sexual disorders making it impossible to live a healthy sex life. Its cause is deep in a woman's subconscious and is challenging to treat.
Premature ejaculation: Causes, treatment, tips to get it under control
Premature ejaculation is a common problem that causes psychological distress in men. Of course, the condition causes interpersonal difficulty for women as well. The International Classification of Diseases classifies the issue as a sexual dysfunction, not caused by organic disorder or disease. What exactly causes it and what can the affected man do about it?
Gonorrhea: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment
Sexually transmitted diseases include infectious diseases whose spread is closely linked to sexual intercourse and other sexual practices. They are transmitted by mucous secretions, blood, saliva or semen. One of the most common is gonorrhoea.
Testicular pain: Possible causes and treatment
It is a symptom for various diseases of the testicles, but also for diseases outside the genital tract: it indicates inflammation of the testicle, epididymis or prostate gland. It can also be caused by a hernia but also by excessive arousal or prolonged absence of ejaculation. There are many causes.