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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...
Testicular Cancer: Coping with Effects on Sexuality
Testicular Cancer: Coping with Effects on Sexuality Treatment for testicular cancer can lead to changes in sexual function. Treatment can also change how your genital area looks. Talk with your healthcare provider if you have any concerns about how cancer or its treatment has affected your sexuality. There are often ways to help. Whether these changes are short-term or long lasting, you can find ways to feel good about yourself and to be intimate with your partner. Remember to be patient and give yourse...
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...