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Sex and Cancer: Questions for Your Healthcare Provider
Sex and Cancer: Questions for Your Healthcare Provider What sexual impact should I expect from my cancer or its treatment? How long will these changes last? What can I do about them? Are there any restrictions that I should be aware of? Is it OK to have sex during treatment? Do I need to use birth control? If so, what kind? After treatment, how long will I need to use birth control? Will I be able to have children after treatment? If not, what can I do if I want to have children? Can you give me the nam...
Sexuality Issues for Women Being Treated for Cancer
Sexuality Issues for Women Being Treated for Cancer When you are undergoing treatment for cancer, you may have side effects that affect your physical response to sex. You may also experience changing feelings about who you are, how you feel about yourself, and how you feel about your relationships. All of these feelings can influence your sexuality. How cancer treatment may affect sexuality Sexuality not only refers to sexual intercourse, but to other means of sexual expression, such as touching and kis...
Prostate Cancer: Erectile Dysfunction (ED) after Treatment
Prostate Cancer: Erectile Dysfunction (ED) after Treatment Erectile dysfunction (ED) is when a man is not able to have or keep an erection to have sex. It's often a side effect of the treatments for prostate cancer, such as surgery or radiation therapy. Some have trouble getting or keeping a erection after prostate cancer treatment. Or they may notice that erections are not as firm as they used to be. Other men are no longer able to have an erection after treatment. How common is ED after prostate cance...