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Domestic Violence
https://medlineplus.gov/domesticviolence.html

Jul 25th, 1999 - What is domestic violence? Domestic violence is a type of abuse. It can be the abuse of a spouse or partner, which is also known as intimate partner violence. Or it could be the abuse of a child, older relative, or other family member. Domestic violence may include different types of abuse, such as Physical violence that can lead to injuries such as bruises or fractures (broken bones) Sexual vi...

Sexual Assault
https://medlineplus.gov/sexualassault.html

Jun 27th, 1999 - Sexual assault is any sexual activity to which you haven't freely given your consent. This includes completed or attempted sex acts that are against your will. Sometimes it can involve a victim who is unable to consent. It also includes abusive sexual contact. It can happen to men, women or children. The attacker can be anyone - a current or former partner, a family member, a person in position...

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
https://medlineplus.gov/posttraumaticstressdisorder.html

Jun 9th, 1999 - Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a real illness. You can get PTSD after living through or seeing a traumatic event, such as war, a hurricane, sexual assault, physical abuse, or a bad accident. PTSD makes you feel stressed and afraid after the danger is over. It affects your life and the people around you. PTSD can cause problems like Flashbacks, or feeling like the event is happening ag...

Erectile Dysfunction
https://medlineplus.gov/erectiledysfunction.html

Nov 19th, 1998 - Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common type of male sexual dysfunction. It is when a man has trouble getting or keeping an erection. ED becomes more common as you get older. But it's not a natural part of aging. Some people have trouble speaking with their doctors about sex. But if you have ED, you should tell your doctor. ED can be a sign of health problems. It may mean your blood vessels are c...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/delayed-ejaculation/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20371363?p=1

sis A physical exam and medical history might be all that are needed to recommend treatment for delayed ejaculation. However, if delayed ejaculation appears to be caused by an underlying problem that might need treatment, you might need further tests or you might need to see a specialist. Tests for underlying problems can include: Physical exam. This might include careful examination of your pe...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anorgasmia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20369428?p=1

sis A medical evaluation for anorgasmia usually consists of: A thorough medical history. Your doctor might ask about your sexual history, surgical history and current relationship. Don't let embarrassment stop you from giving candid answers. These questions provide clues to the cause of your problem. A physical exam. Your doctor will probably conduct a general physical exam to look for physical...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/female-sexual-dysfunction/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20372556?p=1

sis To diagnose female sexual dysfunction, your doctor may: Discuss your sexual and medical history. You might be uneasy talking with your doctor about such personal matters, but your sexuality is a key part of your well-being. The more upfront you can be about your sexual history and current problems, the better your chances of finding an effective way to treat them. Perform a pelvic exam. Dur...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/painful-intercourse/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20375973?p=1

sis A medical evaluation for dyspareunia usually consists of: A thorough medical history. Your doctor may ask when your pain began, exactly where it hurts, how it feels, and if it happens with every sexual partner and every sexual position. Your doctor may also inquire about your sexual history, surgical history and previous childbirth experiences. Don't let embarrassment stop you from giving c...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anorgasmia/symptoms-causes/syc-20369422?p=1

ew Anorgasmia is the medical term for regular difficulty reaching orgasm after ample sexual stimulation. The lack of orgasms distresses you or interferes with your relationship with your partner. Orgasms vary in intensity, and women vary in the frequency of their orgasms and the amount of stimulation needed to trigger an orgasm. Most women require some degree of direct or indirect clitoral stim...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pubic-lice-crabs/symptoms-causes/syc-20350300?p=1

ew Pubic lice, commonly called crabs, are tiny insects found in your genital area. They are a different type of louse from head lice and body lice. Measuring 1/16 inch (1.6 millimeters) or less, pubic lice received their nickname because their bodies resemble tiny crabs. The most common way to acquire pubic lice is through sexual intercourse. In children, pubic lice may be found in their eyebro...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/delayed-ejaculation/symptoms-causes/syc-20371358?p=1

ew Delayed ejaculation — sometimes called impaired ejaculation — is a condition in which it takes an extended period of sexual stimulation for men to reach sexual climax and release semen from the penis (ejaculate). Some men with delayed ejaculation are unable to ejaculate at all. Delayed ejaculation can be temporary or a lifelong problem. Possible causes of delayed ejaculation include certain ...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/painful-intercourse/symptoms-causes/syc-20375967?p=1

ew Painful intercourse can occur for reasons that range from structural problems to psychological concerns. Many women have painful intercourse at some point in their lives. The medical term for painful intercourse is dyspareunia (dis-puh-ROO-nee-uh), defined as persistent or recurrent genital pain that occurs just before, during or after intercourse. Talk to your doctor if you're having painfu...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/vulvodynia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353427?p=1

sis Before diagnosing vulvodynia, your doctor will ask you questions about your medical, sexual and surgical history and to understand the location, nature and extent of your symptoms. Your doctor might also perform a: Pelvic exam. Your doctor visually examines your external genitals and vagina for signs of infection or other causes of your symptoms. Even if there's no visual evidence of infect...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/premature-ejaculation/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354905?p=1

sis In addition to asking about your sex life, your doctor will ask about your health history and might do a physical exam. If you have both premature ejaculation and trouble getting or maintaining an erection, your doctor might order blood tests to check your male hormone (testosterone) levels or other tests. In some cases, your doctor might suggest that you go to a urologist or a mental healt...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/vulvodynia/symptoms-causes/syc-20353423?p=1

ew Vulvodynia (vul-voe-DIN-e-uh) is chronic pain or discomfort around the opening of your vagina (vulva) for which there's no identifiable cause and which lasts at least three months. The pain, burning or irritation associated with vulvodynia can make you so uncomfortable that sitting for long periods or having sex becomes unthinkable. The condition can last for months to years. If you have vul...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/female-sexual-dysfunction/symptoms-causes/syc-20372549?p=1

ew Persistent, recurrent problems with sexual response, desire, orgasm or pain — that distress you or strain your relationship with your partner — are known medically as sexual dysfunction. Many women experience problems with sexual function at some point, and some have difficulties throughout their lives. Female sexual dysfunction can occur at any stage of life. It can occur only in certain se...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/child-abuse/symptoms-causes/syc-20370864?p=1

ew Any intentional harm or mistreatment to a child under 18 years old is considered child abuse. Child abuse takes many forms, which often occur at the same time. Physical abuse. Physical child abuse occurs when a child is purposely physically injured or put at risk of harm by another person. Sexual abuse. Sexual child abuse is any sexual activity with a child, such as fondling, oral-genital co...

Child Abuse and Neglect
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/conditions/adult/pediatrics/Child_Abuse_and_Neglect_22,ChildAbuseAndNeglect

What is child abuse and neglect? Physical abuse is when a child is hit, slapped, beaten, burned or otherwise physically harmed. Like other forms of abuse, physical abuse usually continues for a long time. Sexual abuse is when a child is engages in a sexual situation with an adult or an older child. Sometimes this means direct sexual contact, such as intercourse, or other genital contact or touc...

Sexual Dysfunction
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/9125-sexual-dysfunction-and-disease

What is sexual dysfunction? The term “sexual dysfunction” describes a set of conditions that affect your sex life. Among other problems, sexual dysfunction can reduce your desire for sex, or your ability to become sexually aroused. It may prevent you from achieving an orgasm, cause premature ejaculation, or it may cause pain during intercourse. Sexual dysfunction gets in the way of a pleasurabl...

Female Sexual Dysfunction
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/9123-sexual-dysfunction-in-females

What is sexual dysfunction? Sexual dysfunction refers to a problem during any phase of the sexual response cycle that prevents the individual or couple from experiencing satisfaction from the sexual activity. How does sexual dysfunction affect women? The most common problems related to sexual dysfunction in women include: Inhibited sexual desire: Inhibited sexual desire is a lack of sexual desi...