Because transmission can occur even when no lesions are present, always place a latex barrier between you and your partner's genitals
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While the above are the most common forms of FGM, there are other practices which might include the burning of women's genitals
, inserting corrosive substances or herbs that will tighten the vagina as well as the stretching of the clitoris or labia.
The initial statement said that "in some countries where female genital
cutting is common, some progress toward eradication or amelioration has been made by substituting ritual "nicks" for more severe forms".
In an analysis using simulated cohorts of women aged 15-45 from six African nations, the estimated annual cost of treating obstetric complications associated with female genital
mutilation was $3.7 million (in international dollars).
(20.) Schuster MA et al., The sexual practices of adolescent virgins: genital
sexual activities of high school students who have never had vaginal intercourse, American Journal of Public Health, 1996, 86(11): 1570-1576.
During the study, Herbenick and colleagues created a scale for measuring men's and women's attitudes toward women's genitals
ONE IN TWO people diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease (STD) during the second half of 2008 had genital
warts, it was revealed yesterday.
According to foundation manager Claire Hurst, up to 30 percent of New Zealanders who have been sexually active have the virus that causes genital
herpes, a condition that is common, manageable and treatable.
HPV is spread through intimate, skin-to-skin contact, usually from the genitals
of one partner to the genitals
of the other partner.
The theme is genital
mutilation of non--consenting minors.
This virus is part of the same family of viruses that causes chickenpox (varicella), shingles (herpes zoster), genital
herpes (herpes simplex virus 2 or HSV-2), and mononucleosis.