What About Thrush? (Also Called Yeast Infection or Candidiasis) Hi I heard a friend of mine talking about “thrush” recently and although she gave a thorough explanation, I would like a medical overview. Can you provide one? I mean, I’d really like to know if it’s thrush or it’s BV (bacterial vaginosis) that she’s talking
WillyWorries.com is coming back to life but still not quite where it was back in 2004. However, because we know that we now have so many women visiting WillyWorries.com, from all around the world (180 countries), and an increasing number offering to help by sending us their pictures for inclusion in the Vulva Gallery, we
I’ve recently been diagnosed with Chlamydia and so has my boyfriend. We have both now been treated. How long do we have to wait before we can have sex again? – K Dear K Sorry about the Chlamydia, but at least it wasn’t gonorrhoea, which is now getting much harder to cure than it used
The Vagina, Clitoris, Urethra, Vulva, Labia Majora, Labia Minora – what are they all? I want to see pictures of each of them, if you have them, as I am lost with all of this… These are all parts or areas of every woman’s genitalia. Many women, especially young and inexperienced sexually, merely say
Many, if not all women, wonder at some time whether their vagina is healthy, or if something is changing ‘down there’ that they should do something about. Here is an extremely good BBC.co.uk podcast about Vaginal Health which answers the question: What makes a healthy vagina? A woman’s vagina relies on a specific
Female Genital Mutilation / FGC / Female Genital Cutting / FGC / Girl Child Beading As a clinical nurse specialist, working in the field of sexual and reproductive health for over 30 years, I thought I had heard just about everything and was ‘unshockable. I was so wrong. And this is the second time in
I shower regularly and pay close attention to my penis and testicles while bathing, but still for some reason when I roll back the foreskin, it never smells fresh. This has been happening for the past 6 months, and I’m always self-conscious about it now. As a result, I’ve been refusing oral sex from my
Hi I’m just getting my head around Google+ and found that there’s a facility to build a community and let people interact – so I’ve opened one for WillyWorries.com as a ‘Contraception and Sexual Health’ community, which I am hoping will grow to be as popular and as well respected as the Cyber Clinics of
I’m using Microynon 30®, one of the oldest Birth Control Pills – but I’m scared of getting HIV AIDS, genital herpes and genital warts because I’ve been told that even if I use a condom, I’m not protected against them, even if I use a condom alongside my birth control pills – and I’m really
I don’t understand how “amazing” penetration is supposed to feel. I can feel the g-spot being stimulated, but it just feels like I’m going to urinate. I have tried stimulating my clit while being penetrated, but the sensation doesn’t overpower the urge to urinate. Is this a case of me not having a naturally sensitive vagina?
Need to shrink vagina – How can I get my vagina to be tight? THIS might sound weird, but in March I had sex with an ex-boyfriend. Now my current boyfriend is coming to see me. I am scared he will find out that I had sex because I might not be tight, being that I
You love the gym and you get excited about kinky sex, but are they good for each other? Are they good for you? Whether you are a fitness fanatic or an absolute beginner, exercise could have an impact on your sex life. There are many reasons a physically fit man can have better
This is an issue that’s been bothering me for some time but I have been too embarrassed to discuss it. My penis and scrotum are almost always shrivelled and I just can’t get it up. Probably 98% of the day my genitals are in this “shrinkage” state. I know that issues like the air temperature
Do you work in the field of sexual health, or want to do so? Are you a nurse, a doctor, a youth worker or a teacher? Do you have to explain the intricacies of sexual health to other people? Check out this HANDBOOK to Sexual Health USED by Nursing and Medical Staff at Leading
How Can I Find An NHS Sexual Health Clinic Near Me It is getting harder to find NHS sexual health clinics locally because so many have recently been closed. This is because of Government cuts and is a situation that is not likely to be reversed in the foreseeable future. If you are in the
Just this week, BBC TV’s Victoria Derbyshire Show has been discussing labiaplasty (surgical alteration of the labia majora/labia minora ) stating that girls as young as NINE are requesting cosmetic surgery to alter their vulva!! What on earth is going on? It’s illegal to alter the genitals of a minor in the UK and most
Fractured penis, what was the healing process like? I had the painful misfortune of fracturing my penis. It was surgically repaired the same day and 10 weeks later everything works, but I’m still working out some kinks (bumps, etc.). Do you know anyone who may have had this happen to them, and can you offer
Sexplained Two – For Changing Times Sex Within the Context of a Loving Relationship Foreword “Sex Within the Context of a Loving Relationship – Life is not a Porn Film” There’s a big difference between having sex and making love. Just having sex in various ways is all that porn films portray. They don’t
Can you tell me what the average vagina looks like? In a simple word, the answer is “no”, I can’t, because this area of a woman’s body is as unique and different, although similar, as breasts, toes, noses and faces differ but have similarities. Furthermore, the vagina is a hidden area and a
“Sexplained Two – For Changing Times” Do you work with young people, know some or have some at home? Are you a parent, a teacher or a youth worker? Are you a nurse or doctor, new to the field of contraception or sexual health work? Do you have to explain the intricacies of sex-ed and
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