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Hi there I have just turned 18 and my penus is only just 6 inch is this normal size as I think it's small





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Hi I'm 19 years old and I have a problem what is making me feel of self-conscious, I feel as tho I have a small penis and this is effecting my sex life as I'm to worried about the size. My penis is roughly 5.5 inches long. Is there anything to worry about the size of the penis. Is there anything I can do get to increase the length.?





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Hi, I have been having pain during and after sex for 3 years now. After sex down there is literally burning its the only way I can describe it. I do not no what to do and it is affecting my relationship with my partner as sometimes we have to stop having sex as it is hurting so much. I am fed up I just want to be normal and I get upset every time it hurts. I am now under the hospital having some checks but when I went the doctor didn't even seem bothered about it, even after the examination I was in tears with the pain of it. I do not want to lose my partner but I can feel the strain it is having on our relationship.





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I am having trouble getting to sleep and staying asleep and I end up waking anything from 4 to 16 times a night. It has been going on over 4 years. Is there anything I can do to stop this?





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hi i'm a 50 year old man i just found out i have yellow sperm

I've never had a cervical smear test done. I've seen the home screen gynae check kit. I have ordered one, but my mum is concerned that I should still have it done at the GP. What does the gp cervical smear test pick up that a home kit wouldn't? If I've read up on it correctly 99.9 percent of cervical cancers are caused by HPV... So if the home check tests for HPV it should be just as reliable as the GP's?





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Is my polycystic ovaries syndrome related to my father's Asperger's?





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I've recent lost my Verginty, I know it's normal for it to bleed in the first time but it didn't, since then it has bled the last 4/5 times. Is this normal as I'm new to it or should I go and see the doctors? It's not a lot of blood at all but my boyfriend noticed it.





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Hi I'm a 26 year old male. I recently got a new girlfriend, and we've been sleeping together for three weeks. Every time we've slept together we have used protection. (No condomn has broken during intercourse as well) Yesterday afternoon after work I saw a yellow discharge coming out of the tip of my penis. I researched this and it stated one of the following can be the case: chlamydia, gonorrhea or balanitis. I do not have pain in my genital area, nor a burning sensation when I urinate. It feels sort of itchy in my urinal canal. I do not seem to show any other synmptoms but the yellow discharge. Any tips on this? Or is it best to just get tested?





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Hi! I had this problem a while back and there were so many options that this could had been so I went and got tested. Therefore, I would personally go and get tested because it could be so many different things so don't diagnose yourself. Everyone is different and without me seeing and don't really know for sure. Good luck!

Hi I'm aysha. I'm 14 weeks and 5 days pregnant as of todays date 24/2/2016. My last period was 13/11/15. I slept with someone on the 2/11/2015 and had my period 10 days later. Around the 20th of November I slept with my partner on a consistent and fell pregnant I guess around the 25th mark my worry is could the guy be the father? Even though I took a pregnancy test on 3/12/15 and it was a clear negative up to until the 10th of December?. I went for my dating scan on the 8/2/16 I was exactly 12 wks and 3 days. Which means I Conceived around 27th of November.. Can someon . Please help me





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I've had a fasting blood test for cholesterol I've recieved a letter saying doctor would like me to make an appointment to discuss the results I'm starting to worry as I'm only 25 years old.





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