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What Causes Painful Intercourse

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Penis bleeding after sexual intercourse

I am a 34 yr old male. During intercourse "doggy-style" with my wife, I felt a sharp pain in my penis when my wife moved at an odd angle. This angle caused my penis to bend forward at an odd angle. This occurred several times and when I...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
It is unlikely that you did any long term damage if you do not have any ongoing pain, unusual swelling, or blood in your urine or ejaculate. The penis is very sensitive to pain and if you don't have any ongoing pain or tenderness, that should... Read more »

Unprotected Intercourse with a POZ women..Strong Symptomes but neg at 12 weeks !

Hi DR. I'm 32 years healthy male, I have had unprotected vaginal sex with a women that told... Read more »

unprotected intercourse

i am dating another hiv poz guy and we are starting to have intercourse. He tells me that we can... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Symptoms Are Highly Prevalent Among HIV Outpatients and Associated With Poor Adherence and Unprotected Sexual Intercourse

Noting the scarcity of data on the prevalence and burden of pain and symptoms among HIV patients in the era of antiretroviral therapy (ART), the authors set out to measure symptom prevalence and determine associations with key variables:... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Less Silence Around Anal Intercourse, More Science for Rectal Microbicides

In his opening speech at the Microbicides 2008 Conference (M2008) held in February in New Delhi, India's Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Anbamani Ramadoss spoke about the importance of developing safe and effective rectal microbicides.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cancer-Causing Virus Found More Often

Few studies have established a causal link between oral sex and human papillomavirus-related head and neck cancers, although several recent U.S. and European studies have noted an increase in such cancers. Oral sex is one means by which HPV can be... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lancet Comment: Make Pain Treatment, Palliative Care Available to End "Suffering of Millions"

"The undertreatment of pain caused by cancer and other conditions is a global health tragedy," write the authors of a Lancet Comment . Noting a resolution adopted by the U.N. Commission on Narcotic Drugs, which called on states to "improve the... Read more »
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vaginal intercourse also anal sex

Posted by bovvylee, 1 Reply
I been with this guy for one month and he ask me could we do orgry with his brother and I was in hurray saying yes cause he Italian and my boyfriend is very hung so we did alot of four play and it happen last night we all had wild night and his... Read more »

Unprotected Vaginal Intercourse with a Stripper

Posted by rayk12345, 1 Reply
I had a 15-30 second vaginal intercourse with a stripper at a strip club...I was drunk and this is the only that happened..after that 15 seconds time I was scared and just left that place...I dont know about the HIV status of that lady but i feel... Read more »

Joint Pain caused by liver, HIV, meds, arthritis?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
Has anyone experienced joint pain that was diagnosed as relating to either HIV or the meds? Don't laugh now, but my elbows are warm to the touch, and I have a burning pain in them. I have liver problems which cause my right shoulder and the right... Read more »

Can anxiety cause armpit and neck pain/stinging?

Posted by ExWorryWart, 2 Replies
Has anyone experienced this?
I know what anxiety and panic attack is as I have experienced it first hand but never before do I remember having this 'weird' sensation. Any worried wells here experience stinging pain in both armpits and constant dull... Read more »