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Millions of facts about sex and love exist out there. So what are the most important? We break down love, sex, and relationships into easy bits of important information.

Can my boyfriend push the IUD during sex?

Can my boyfriend push the IUD during sex?

Well first, the IUD is a very effective method of birth control when installed by a licensed or qualified healthcare provider. Yet, just like Janet, many women worry that it will move during sexual activity thus increasing the chances of […]

Are erections in little boys normal?

Are erections in little boys normal?

A small boy can experience his first erection as early as when he is a newborn. Yes, you heard me right! There’s no need to fear, even though what you see can initially seem a little frightening. That’s quite normal […]

What is the life expectancy of An HIV-positive person?

What is the life expectancy of An HIV-positive person?

When he was first diagnosed at a VCT center in Nyali, he felt as though he had been given the death penalty. Since then, he’s had numerous sleepless nights, often worrying about whether he will live to see his dreams […]

Can washing the vagina after sex prevent pregnancy?

Can washing the vagina after sex prevent pregnancy?

She ended up developing reproductive health issues that forced her to visit the doctor.   There is a common misconception that washing your vagina after sex is an effective method of preventing pregnancy. Pregnancy occurs when sperm fertilizes an egg, […]

Can penis shrinkage be reversed?

Can penis shrinkage be reversed?

Penis shrinkage is a major cause for concern for individuals experiencing it. The shrinkage can be temporary or permanent. Temporary shrinkage can be due to cold weather, certain medications, and lifestyle choices. Permanent shrinkage may occur due to various factors […]

Can contraceptives lower libido?

Can contraceptives lower libido?

So, do contraceptives affect sex drive or lower libido? First, all medications have side effects that manifest differently in different people. Family planning methods, such as hormonal contraceptives, can sometimes affect libido. This, however, varies from person to person. These […]

What happens if I get pregnant while on IUD?

What happens if I get pregnant while on IUD?

An intrauterine device (UID) is a small, T-shaped contraceptive device inserted into the uterus to prevent pregnancy. While it is one of the most effective birth control methods (99% effective), its effectiveness may be affected if it is not well […]

What does it mean if I miss a period?

What does it mean if I miss a period?

Missing periods, medically termed amenorrhea, can occur due to various reasons, and predicting their return the following month can be influenced by several factors. You have hormonal imbalances One common cause of missed periods is hormonal imbalances. Fluctuations in estrogen […]

What are the side effects of PrEP?

What are the side effects of PrEP?

Every individual’s experience with Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is unique. PrEP is an effective HIV prevention method, but like any medication, it may have side effects. Common side effects are generally mild and temporary. These effects often improve over time as […]

Can I conceive while on contraception?

Can I conceive while on contraception?

The effectiveness of contraception varies depending on: Hormonal contraceptives, such as birth control pills, patches, injections, and implants, work by inhibiting ovulation, thickening cervical mucus, or altering the uterine lining. When used correctly, these methods are highly effective, with a […]

Is it normal to get irregular bleeding while on the implant?

Is it normal to get irregular bleeding while on the implant?

Mercy recently realized that her periods have become irregular. This was concerning because she always had regular periods. She is concerned and wonders whether the recently inserted contraceptive implant could have caused this.   A Contraceptive implant or ‘Implant’ is […]