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Hello! I am a 23 year old male, and I have sex on a daily basis and there is just one thing that bothers me. I have to take control no matter what position because if I don't then I will be hurt. My penis erect stands to be 9-10 inches and straight for the most part, however at the bottom of my penis it's able to bend whilst erect. This happens mainly when my girlfriend tries to ride me, she will sit down and it will go in no problem but as soon as she goes up, she isn't going down without bending my penis and hurting me. I know this isn't normal so basically my question is how is it fixed? I dream of the day that I don't have to worry about my dick bending during sex.

I would suggest that you make an appointment with a urologist.    The urologist specializes in issues of the male anatomy and hopefully can help you find a solution to what is bothering you.

There are urologists  at local medical centers.  You may need to get a referral from your primary care provider depending on your health insurance.

Hello I am 13 I got something Brown on my underwear and it's like sticky and stuff and my family members said that it's my period I think that too but it's been a day after and bout to be another day but I haven't bleed or anything when will I bleed ?

Yes, it does sound like it could be an "early period"  Often the first few periods are irregular and may just last a very short time. 

For some young women it is a couple of years until periods are monthly and last 3-5 days. 

It is unpredictable. 

Hi I am a 21 year old. I am 7 days late today and experiencing cramping (usual cramps before periods) since 4 days. I am also having diarrhea since yesterday ( perhaps coz I am stressed). I have a 30 day cycle. Two months back (2-3 days after my periods), me and my partner made out..But we did not have sex. My Last month periods was normal and on due date. Can I be pregnant?

If you have not had sexual activity where sperm from your partner came in contact with your vagina then you cannot be pregnant.  Most likely you are having an unusual cycle due to changes in hormones. Stress, nutrition and other things can affect hormones.  You most likely will get your period soon.  If you continue to have irregular cycles schedule an appointment with your health care provider or Corner Health Center.

Can traveling affect your period? I went to America whilst I'm from the uk and my period is way earlier, it usually lasts 5 days but only lasted around 3 and it was much lighter? I'm all worried because when I Google it, things like spotting or implantation bleeding comes up?

Yes, travel can definitely affect your period.  It can cause changes in your hormone cycle.

If you have had unprotected sexual intercourse with a partner with a penis you could be at risk of pregnancy and should get a pregnancy test.

Otherwise your periods should return to normal once your routine returns back to normal.

Me and my girlfriend were having sex with a condom on however I felt like I was about to ejaculate but didn't. But it felt so close to going that I believe that I might have a little. Is that possible? I then carried on afterwards and after I finished I realized it was slightly wet at the base of the condom. I'm not too sure now if it was sperm or anything else. She had her period on time however she is usually five days but was only three and only bled lightly in comparison to quite heavy usually. Does this mean anything and what can I do? Thanks

It is hard to know if there is any risk of pregnancy by what you describe.   If there is any concern the best thing to do is to have your girlfriend see her primary health care provider, schedule an appointment at Corner Health Center or do a home pregnancy test.  There are other more reliable methods of birth control that you may decide to use such as the birth control pill, IUD or arm implant.  Again, best to discuss with a health care provider.

Ive been on birth control for about four or five months now and i want to leave the pill now because of side effects. I had unprotected intercourse about 2 weeks ago and just finished my whole pack of pills and got my "fake period" you get on the pill. Since it has been about 2 weeks and sperm can only survive about up to 5 days is it safe if i leave the pill now or do i still have a chance of getting pregnant?

If you have been taking the pills regularly and have had your period it is safe to assume you are not pregnant.  If you stop the pills and have unprotected intercourse then you will be at risk for pregnancy.  Please make an appointment with your primary care provider or at Corner Health Center to discuss other options for birth control, including the IUD and arm implant.  There may also be a different pill that will not give you the same side effects.

I got my last period on June 19. I have an average cycle of 36 days but it always varies greatly randing from 30 to 40 days. I had unprotected sex twice- on 25th July and 3rd August because I assumed my periods must be almost here. But I never got them. Now its been 70 days since my last period and I have taken multiple home pregnancy tests- the most recent one on 19 August, but they all showed negative. The only pms/pregnancy symtom i seem to be having is sore nipples(which is common for me during pms as well). But my breasts are not sore or tender at all and I have no other symptoms. Also I did a lot of travelling in between(long flights and road trips). My air travel dates are 5 July, 19 July, 14 Aug. What is going on inside my body? Could I be pregnant?

You are most likely experiencing an irregularity in hormones which is causing an irregular cycle.  The irregularlities could be from travel.  I would recommend that you schedule an appointment with your primary care provider or at Corner Health for further assessment. 

I've recently started my period and I can't help but to think that it's disgusting. I feel bad for thinking that. What do I do?

It is not unusual for young women to have negative thoughts when they first start their periods.  It is important for you to get information about your monthly cycle to understand more about what is happening. 

It may be helpful to talk to an adult you feel close with or you can schedule an appointment with your health care provider or at Corner Health  for more information and assistance. 

Since 4th grade I have had horrible, horrible upper back pain. It starts just under or to the side of my right shoulder blade but will radiate to the rest of my upper back very quickly. The only way to ease the pain for a couple moments is to take a deep breath and hold it, but as you can imagine, this is a very temporary fix. Taking over the counter pain medicine has never worked (not even once) so I feel like it is almost a waste to take. As far as I can remember, this back pain is not accompanied by any regular symptoms. Recently, I am starting to think that my period is what causes this due to the fact that the back pain happens once a month, lasts around a couple of days, and seems to be at least relatively close to the start of my period. Because of how young I was when this back pain started it has been dismissed by doctors and my parents over and over again. I am an adult now and if anyone is every going to believe me when I say this I figure it has to be now: this pain is unbearable. It has me awake at odd hours of the night in showers so hot my skin burns, using heating pads excessively, and trying to contort my back in weird ways just to subside the pain. What do I do? This has been happening regularly for a little less than 10 years and I can't stand it.

That sounds very stressful and painful.  Obviously, it is difficult to know what this is by your brief description.  It does sound like it may somehow be hormonal and perhaps oral contraceptive pills would help. 

I would suggest that you start a diary which details days leading up to the pain documenting stress, diet, activity, mood, and day of menstral cycle. 

Then schedule an appointment  with your health care provider. They may opt to refer you to a neurologist or pain specialist but the answer may be in your diary. 

Hello. My question may sound naive but makes me anxious. It is about std's. I got into an unwanted situation with guys I did not know. To keep it short, there were seconds of kissing and my penis was taken into someone's mouth also for a second or two. It was that short because I said it was unwanted and after all this I managed to leave. It wasn't really sexual act, I would consider 'only' physical contact... Is there a realistic risk that I may be infected? if yes which disease can be spread this easy? And after how many days should I have a test for it? Certainly I do know that I can be 100% sure if I get tested, sure, but I'd like to know if there is a real risk for me.. Thank you very much...

I someone's mouth is infected wth gonorrhea or chlamydia or herpes  it can be spread through oral contact to the penis. 

If you are concerned or if you develop any symptoms such as burning, pain, or sores, you should see your health care provider to be tested or you can schedule an appointment at Corner Health Center. 

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