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Safe sex

By practicing safe sex, you will prevent the spread of sexually transmitted infection (STIs) and minimise the risk of unplanned pregnancy.

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Painful sex for women

Experiencing pain or discomfort during sex is fairly common, but in some cases there is an underlying cause.

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Oral sex and mouth care

Mouth sores can be caused as a result of oral sex. If you think you have developed mouth sores it is important to seek medical advice.

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Safe sex - an overview

Affection, love and sex are important aspects of life. But sexual activity can also be associated with risks and health problems. Learn more here.

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Vaginal bleeding after sex

If you have any vaginal bleeding after sex you should visit your doctor or family planning clinic. Any bleeding from the vagina after menopause should be checked by a doctor.

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Sex and disability

People who have a medical condition that impairs their ability to lead a regular sex life may feel concerned or worried about having sex.

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Loss of female libido

It’s not unusual for a woman to lose interest in sex at some stage. Here’s information about a range of physical and psychological factors that can impact your libido.

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'Morning after' pill (emergency contraception pill)

The 'morning after' pill is a type of emergency contraception that can be used within a few days of unprotected sex. It shouldn’t be used as regular contraception.

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Health benefits of sex and love

Some scientific studies suggest that love and sex can bring benefits such as lower blood pressure. Find out how cupid's arrow can boost your health.

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Difficulty reaching female orgasm

It's not uncommon for a woman to never have experienced an orgasm during sexual activity. If you have never had an orgasm, don’t worry. It’s a skill which needs to be learned.

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PrEP, the pill that can stop HIV infection, on PBS from April 1

A drug that can prevent HIV infection known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, or 'PrEP', is to be added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).

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