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Sex in the third trimester

From my perspective as a sexologist, I think it is important for couples to maintain an emotional and physically intimate relationship right through pregnancy.  You need to be as close as possible to face the challenges ahead and come out…
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What is it really like to get a Mirena?

Published by Grow A Pair. We follow Lindi as she goes through the process of getting the Mirena inserted! The Mirena is a small, T-shaped hormonal intrauterine device classified as a long-acting reversible contraceptive method. Thank…
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VAGINISMUS

What is Vaginismus? Vaginismus is vaginal tightness causing discomfort, burning, pain, penetration problems, or complete inability to have intercourse. Depending on the intensity, Vaginismus symptoms range from minor burning sensations…
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Candidiasis

Candidiasis is a fungal infection in the body. There are many species of Candida, but the most common species that causes infection is called Candida albicans. Candida albicans occurs normally in small amounts in the body. An overgrowth…
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Is There Really a Mr Right?

Worrying about whether you’ll find Mr Right is a concern that can consume many of us who wish to hang up our dating heels in search of deeper commitment. But in women’s quest to find ‘the one’ are our expectations in romantic relationships…
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Honeymoon Crash Course - Sexual Health 101

By Dr Elna Rudolph. Wedding night jitters? Welcome to Sexual Health 101 – find everything you need to know about sex and your sexual health before you set off on your honeymoon.   Start getting excited about sex! It…
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Sex After 50?

How to make it an easier (bicycle) ride… By Dr. Elna Rudolph. MBChB (UP); MHSc: Sexual Health (US, Aus); FECSM (Fellow of the European Committee for Sexual Medicine) Warming up: Sex after the age of fifty is not unlike cycling after…
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Not tonight Darling… I have a headache (in the pelvis!)

Pelvic pain, like headaches, can have a significant impact on a patient’s sexual functioning, relationship and quality of life.  The common perception is that a headache is the cliché excuse for avoiding intercourse.  But what if the…
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The Complications of Untreated Chlamydia

By Rebekah Kendal. We take a closer look at the complications that men and women might experience as a result of untreated chlamydia. Because at least half of the people with chlamydia don't experience any symptoms, it is possible…
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Sex Marks the Spot - Sexual Exploration

*Adapted by Dr. Elna Rudolph from an Article in Woman’s Health Magazine, authored by Kirsty Carpenter and Maressa Brown. In this article, we explore various erogenous zones and offer some basic tips on how to stimulate your partner. First…
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Love Coach: The Sex Doctor Will See You Now

By Dr. Elna Rudolph, published in Women's Health Magazine, December 2014. WH's resident sex doc shares four of her actual cases with advice so real and raunchy, you'll want to try it tonight! Read the full article here.
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Seer Seks

Die navorsing wys dat soveel as een uit vyf vroue sukkel met pyn tydens seks.  In my praktyk vind ek dat meer en meer vroue daarvan kla en kom aanklop vir hulp. Ek werk al 'n geruime tyd saam met Dr. Elna Rudolph en die res van haar…