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Lets talk a little bit about emergency contraception. Plan B is a brand of emergency contraception. Emergency contraception is a hormonal emergency birth control method used to delay ovulation in the hopes of preventing pregnancy. The hormones prevent ovulation – the process when the ovaries release an egg – and thicken cervical mucus. Plan B is not an abortion pill. It […]
…I have dreams where I want to be romantically and sexually with a girl. I like all parts of female anatomy and would feel comfortable being intimate with a woman. I consider myself straight yet I’m repulsed by male genitalia? Is this normal? Thanks for asking this! Who we like, what we find attractive, or what turns us on is […]
…. and the boy shot in me and it’s been 7 days since I got the Depo Shot I should be alright or can I be pregnant? Because other people were telling me I have to wait 2 weeks before having unprotected sex. Can you help me? Once someone has had a hormonal form of […]
If I had oral sex within 8 hours of taking the 2 pill treatment against chlamydia, with someone who currently has chlamydia, will I get reinfected?
Let’s start out by talking about what Chlamydia is and how it can be spread or transmitted. Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted bacterial infection of the vagina, penis, anus, or throat. Chlamydia is spread through vaginal fluids and semen. Someone can get Chlamydia through unprotected oral sex, vaginal sex, anal sex, and genital to genital contact. Chlamydia is cured with antibiotics. When someone is […]
Pregnancy is possible whenever sperm comes into contact with the vagina. Even if someone is having unprotected sex, but they don’t ejaculate in or near their partner, pregnancy can still be possible as well because of something called pre-ejaculate. Pre-ejaculate is a clear, sticky fluid released by the penis between the beginning of arousal and ejaculation. Some […]