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Kegel For  Men Too!

Kegel For Men Too!


Dear Helen, I’ve heard of Kegel exercises for women but are there Kegel exercises for men? - Dennis Dear Dennis, Kegel exercises are for both men and women since both sexes have pelvic floor muscles that can benefit from strengthening as we age...

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sexplained

sexplained


Do you have a query or need information on contraception, and sexual health, and want anonimity? Sexplained provides you with the education and information you need from Helen Knox, a qualified Nurse and published author of Sexplained books. Reac...

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CaCnacnecreO r Tf h Teh eP e Pneinsi

CaCnacnecreO r Tf h Teh eP e Pneinsi


CaCnacnecreO r Tf h Teh eP e Pneinsi Dear Helen, Cancer is a disease that affects many organs. How does a man get cancer of the penis?- SL Dear SL, Dear SL, Rather than reinvent the information, here is what the United Kingdom’s NHS ...

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Cold Sore Vs Herpes


Dear Helen, What is the difference between a cold sore and herpes. On the mouth they kinda look the same, don’t they? - Anderson. Dear Anderson, Cold sores and herpes look the same because they are from within the same family of viruses. Cold s...

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Why The Odour After Sex?


Dear Helen, I read somewhere in a publication that was more than 10 years old that bacterial vaginosis is quite common in women and may not be easily recognised by doctors. Does that still hold true today? Also, with BV, why is there a bad odour af...

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Contraceptives For Teens

Contraceptives For Teens


Dear Helen, I’m sure you must have had this question before, but I hope not recently as I missed a few editions of this magazine. I want to talk to my granddaughter about contraceptives, and want to be able to make sense of all the information o...

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Pregnant And Confused


Pregnant And Confused Dear Nurse Helen, I’m writing to you because I know my mother reads this magazine, and I want her to read this so she can see your response because I am afraid to talk to her and tell her that I think I may be pregnan...

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Curious About Breast Sizes

Curious About Breast Sizes


Dear Helen, I have always wondered why some people have really big breasts and others small; and why one breast - usually the left - is sometimes so much bigger than the other. How is it that of some women in the same family, one sister would ha...

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Anal Itch


Dear Helen, How can I get rid of my anal itch? I thought I had gotten rid of it before as I took the advice of a doctor from the clinic, and made sure I wiped properly. I don’t have any infections and I wonder if it could be from what I eat. The it...

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Cause Of ‘Late’  Periods’

Cause Of ‘Late’ Periods’


Dear Helen , I recently learned of a girl who started her period in her late teens. What causes ‘late’ periods – or rather, periods just starting in advanced teenaged years? - Charles Dear Charles, The majority of young women start their periods ...