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Virginity

What does it mean to be a virgin? The answer to this question is actually tricky because depending on someone’s culture, religion, and life experience, a guy, girl, teen or … read more

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Every time I masturbate, I get my period but it’s not like my real menstruation. I’ve never inserted any object into my vagina, and I’m a virgin. My doctor said my hormones are not stable. Can masturbation increase hormones and actually affect my menstrual cycle?

Many young people masturbate to learn about their body, explore what they find sexually satisfying, and even relieve stress. This it totally normal! However, masturbating cannot cause you to have … read more

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Mulheres de qualquer idade podem ter Vaginose Bacteriana (VB)–mesmo adolescentes ou mulheres que nunca foram sexualmente ativas. Entretanto,ela é mais comum entre meninas e mulheres que têm relações sexuais com … read more

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A clamídia é uma das doenças sexualmente transmissíveis (DST) mais comuns nos EUA. Ela é causada por uma bactéria que pode infectar a vagina, colo do útero, trompas de falópio, … read more

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As you approach and enter puberty (a time in which your body and mind will sexually mature), you may notice that you will begin to have sexual desires, new feelings, … read more

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HIV, AIDSHIV Testing

It’s now recommended that everyone 13 years old and over get HIV testing as part of routine check-ups every year. If you are sexually active or sharing needles, testing is … read more

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