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I’m struggling with my sexuality. I dont know if I am bisexual or gay.

posted on August 4, 2017 3:57 pm

Sexuality is complicated, and can be confusing!  A person’s sexuality can even change over time.  At Teen Clinic, we encourage youth to define their sexuality however they like. If you’re feeling confused about your sexuality, consider asking yourself: Who am I physically and emotionally attracted to? Who do I want to be sexually active with?  How do I identify myself? A person may […]

Why is my vagina so itchy? I haven’t had any sex with anyone.

posted on August 4, 2017 3:25 pm

Good question! Itching can potentially be a sign of an infection. Some STIs (sexually transmitted infections) can have symptoms that include itching. It is important to know that at Teen Clinic we define “sex” as oral, anal, vaginal intercourse, or genital to genital contact.  If any of these types of sexual contact happen without protection […]

Me and my girlfriend had sex today ….

posted on August 4, 2017 3:17 pm

….she came off of her period yesterday and we had unprotected sex.   I did not cum at all and we didn’t last long either, 5-10 minutes.   Is there any chances she could get pregnant from pre- cum even though she has just came off of her period? Pregnancy is possible whenever sperm comes […]

If someone has unprotected sex and finds a different sexual partner a few years apart…

posted on July 28, 2017 4:15 pm

…..is it still possible to have unprotected sex with them without giving them an STI? Great question! Lets talk a little bit about STIs. STIs can be a very real risk for people if they are engaging in certain types of sexual contact. It’s good to know that when it comes to STIs there are four modes of transmission.  They are… […]

Does a parent have to go with you when you go in?

posted on July 28, 2017 1:50 pm

It is  important to know that in the state of Colorado, the law says that minors have the right to access any sexual healthcare without the consent or notification of their parents. That means they can start a birth control method, get tested for STIs, or get any other sexual healthcare without their parents being involved at all. In fact, it’s illegal for clinics to share sexual health […]