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  • vulva
  • The proper name for the outer genitals is the vulva (vuhl-vah). (scarleteen.com)
  • Lichen sclerosus (LS) is a skin disease of unknown cause, commonly appearing as whitish patches on the genitals, which can affect any body part of any person but has a strong preference for the genitals (penis, vulva) and is also known as balanitis xerotica obliterans (BXO) when it affects the penis. (wikipedia.org)
  • anus
  • Manual stimulation is also known as mutual masturbation , and is a reasonably safe sexual contact technique in that the hand has no mucous membranes (like the mouth, anus, and vagina have), and therefore are less likely to transmit or contract STDs. (wikibooks.org)
  • In addition, you don't want to put lotions inside your vagina or anus, as those can irritate that tissue and up the risks of wounds or infections. (scarleteen.com)
  • However, about 40 types of HPV are sexually transmitted and can infect the mucosal layers of the anus and genitals. (performanceinsiders.com)
  • safer
  • We call them safer for a reason: they make things saf er , not safe. (scarleteen.com)
  • We do now, so some people can and do use safer sex practices from the start of their sexual lives, which is fantastic, but not everyone started their sex lives knowing how to protect themselves well, or understanding that they needed to. (scarleteen.com)
  • People who practice safer sex and set boundaries about safety and health tend to have a much easier time being sexually assertive and self-confident in other ways. (scarleteen.com)
  • And once we get in the habit of practicing safer sex -- rather than only doing it now and then -- it becomes no big whoop really quickly. (scarleteen.com)
  • If at that point, you're both still monogamous and all your tests came back clear, you can be assured that your STI risks are minimal-to-none, and if you both would like to ditch latex barriers for any or all of those sexual activities, it's then much safer to do so at that point. (scarleteen.com)
  • Safer sex does drastically reduce STI transmission, but it still doesn't eradicate it completely. (scarleteen.com)
  • practices
  • No matter the scenario, it can sometimes feel awkward and difficult to establish and sustain healthy practices without coming off like the Sex Decency Brigade. (scarleteen.com)
  • In these days of AIDS, it is essential to enjoy sex, but always within the confines of safe practices to protect yourself and others from contracting the HIV virus (causes AIDS), as well as numerous other diseases. (davidmcminn.com)
  • This guide covers esoteric sexual practices that people would find easy to incorporate into their sex lives and at the same time yield excellent results safely. (davidmcminn.com)
  • T his text is designed to educate in safe sex practices. (davidmcminn.com)
  • sores
  • If either partner has cuts, abrasions or sores on their genitals or in their mouth, this could increase the risk of transmission, particularly if they are bleeding. (blackdoctor.org)
  • Symptoms occur in 40-90% of cases and most commonly include fever, large tender lymph nodes, throat inflammation, a rash, headache, and/or sores of the mouth and genitals. (wikipedia.org)
  • lesions
  • Unless you are intimate and know the health history of your partner, limit exposure to sexual fluids and ensure that no cuts or lesions are present in mouth or on genitals. (care2.com)
  • The presence of wart-like lesions on the genitals of young children has been suggested as an indicator of sexual abuse. (wikipedia.org)
  • stimulation
  • As the boys grew older, these pins would be decorated and they would later fasten bluntly spiked rings for the stimulation of their sex partners. (wikipedia.org)
  • pregnancy
  • You can also put the child up for adoption, but with all the risks that pregnancy carries, I think this is an unnecessary risk to you. (empowher.com)
  • mouth
  • Always wash your hands before eating, before touching eyes nose, mouth, or genitals, and after going to the bathroom, sneezing, and sexual activity because it always a good idea to keep our hands clean and that goes for all of us. (empowher.com)
  • partner
  • Or perhaps in any given relationship, you and your partner started taking risks somewhere along the line, and now you're having trouble getting back into healthier habits like you'd like to. (scarleteen.com)
  • Some people may think that being responsible when it comes to reducing risks of disease -- or asking a partner to -- is somehow insulting, distrustful or rude, and it's mighty hard to be assertive about sexual safety with those attitudes in the mix. (scarleteen.com)
  • The romantic myth persists in Western culture that you can only have great sex with your 'ideal' partner. (davidmcminn.com)
  • Your partner no longer needs to 'perform' to meet your needs and you can have great sex every time with less than 'ideal' partners. (davidmcminn.com)
  • Sex that's painful or uncomfortable shouldn't continue and your partner should respect that. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • If you have a partner and both of you are sexually active, you must always observe safe sex by using condoms. (performanceinsiders.com)
  • If an individual has unprotected sex with an infected partner, there is a 70% chance that he or she will also become infected. (wikipedia.org)
  • sexually
  • Although BV is not a sexually transmitted disease, and the link between sexual activity and BV is not well understood, sex is often associated with women who have new or multiple male or female sexual partners. (wikihow.com)
  • routine
  • The routine is quite the same with female Pap test wherein a physician collects cells from the anal region and it is sent to a lab to check for abnormalities. (performanceinsiders.com)
  • dental dam
  • A dental dam is a thin sheet of plastic or latex which goes over the genitals, to prevent direct fluid contact, and thus prevent the spread of disease. (wikibooks.org)
  • Plastic cling wrap that is not microwave safe may also be used in place of a dental dam. (wikibooks.org)
  • gender
  • Before we all were born, until about the sixth week of our lives as an embryo , our sexual organs were slightly developed, but completely the same no matter our sex or gender . (scarleteen.com)
  • Sex - the noun - refers to male and female components needed for sexual reproduction, and is quite different from gender. (wikibooks.org)
  • Chlamydia
  • Can you get Chlamydia from giving your boyfriend head then having vaginal sex? (scarleteen.com)
  • You also do not know if the girl was treated for Chlamydia (if she did, in fact, have it, rather than that just being a rumor), and if she was done with her treatment at the time you two had sex. (scarleteen.com)
  • partners
  • Because of the way sexuality works, the more invested we are in the health and well-being of ourselves and our partners, the more safe and protected we tend to be and feel, and the easier it usually then becomes to be and stay aroused and to enjoy sex. (scarleteen.com)
  • If we can't talk about things like sexual health and safety with partners, we probably can't talk about things more loaded but which we need to for a mutually enjoyable sex life, like consent and what we do and don't like doing. (scarleteen.com)
  • Homosexual refers to sexual acts between partners of the same sex. (wikibooks.org)
  • Those who do not practise safe sex, or have multiple sexual partners may be more at risk, especially those who do not use barrier contraceptives such as condoms. (healthexpress.co.uk)
  • AIDS
  • Outside the parts of Africa with high prevalence of HIV/AIDS, the positions of the world's major medical organizations on non-therapeutic neonatal circumcision range from considering it as having a modest net health benefit that outweighs small risks to viewing it as having no benefit with significant risks for harm. (wikipedia.org)
  • boundaries
  • During adolescence and young adulthood, discussions would cover myths about rape, how to set boundaries for sexual activity, and breaking the links between sex, violence and coercion. (wikipedia.org)
  • area
  • When you have wiped your vaginal area, you may repeat the steps of wiping by starting behind the vagina to wipe the anal area and between your buttocks. (wikihow.com)
  • White patches on the LS body area, itching, pain, pain during sex (in genital LS), easier bruising, cracking, tearing and peeling, and hyperkeratosis are common symptoms in both men and women. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] They may be found anywhere in the anal or genital area, and are frequently found on external surfaces of the body, including the penile shaft, scrotum, or labia majora of the vagina. (wikipedia.org)
  • significant risks
  • The positions of the world's major medical organizations range from considering elective circumcision of babies and children as having no benefit and significant risks to having a modest health benefit that outweighs small risks. (wikipedia.org)
  • tears
  • Also, the lining of the rectum is not as strong as the lining of the vaginal canal, so vigorous sex can cause rips and tears in the lining of the rectum. (wikibooks.org)
  • women
  • Although there are few cases of men infecting women with BV, practicing safe sex by using condoms is still important to avoid transmission of various sexual diseases. (wikihow.com)
  • In contrast to women, anal involvement is less frequent. (wikipedia.org)
  • Topically applied corticosteroids to the LS-affected skin are the first-line treatment for lichen sclerosus in women and men, with strong evidence showing that they are "safe and effective" when appropriately applied, even over long courses of treatment, rarely causing serious adverse effects. (wikipedia.org)
  • study
  • Another recent study published in the Journal of Pediatric Psychology surveyed a group of 10th graders about their thoughts and perceptions on sex. (care2.com)
  • health
  • New techniques need to be learned if you are to have great sex and maintain good health. (davidmcminn.com)
  • Evidence for a health benefit against HIV for men who have sex with men is also strong. (wikipedia.org)
  • yourself
  • Second before you have sex with anyone, give them a physical exam yourself to see if everything looks normal (For abnormal: http://www.webmd.com/sexual-conditions/ss/slideshow-std-pictures-and-facts), since blood tests may not be up to date. (empowher.com)