Hey there Guys. Do you use a condom for oral sex? Sorry to be so straight forward but hey, it's always best to get the questions out and open yes? The reason I ask is that I received an email from a good friend who had visited his GP. He was organising his regular sexual health screening and was asked by the doctor if he chose to use a condom for oral sex. After he said … [Read more...] about Do You Use A Condom For Oral Sex
Hey there Guys. Today I was sent a link to a somewhat hysterical post from the Canberra Times Newspaper. The basic crux of the story is that a 17 year old girl sat in the same seat as a man with a "contagious blood-borne virus" who had managed to bleed from a head wound. By far the two most common "contagious blood-borne viruses" to cause these levels of hysteria have to be HIV … [Read more...] about What Is The Risk Of Hep C In The Community?
Hey there Guys, Today I wanted to talk about one of the more difficult topics of sexual health, notifying partners of potential exposure to Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs). As we all know sex is a team sport and sometimes players can bring a "little something extra" to the field. Safe sex is great for reducing risk of viral sexual infections like HIV, however … [Read more...] about The Healthy Bear On Letting Partners Know About STIs
Hey there Guys, Today I have been reviewing some of the health guidelines and just wanted to have a bit of an update on the current guidelines for getting sexual health check ups. https://youtu.be/7zoAS3dxi3Y Currently it is recommended to have a sexual health check-up once a year if you are sexually active. If you have had more than 10 partners in less than 6 months … [Read more...] about An Update To Sexual Health Check-Ups For Gay Men
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_5RYKMRc3M Hey there Guys, I was recently sent an interesting question from a reader about gay men's health checks... As an older (well, not that old) gay man who has had a fairly long and complicated journey towards self-acceptance and becoming sexually active, beyond the basic considerations around safe sex (i.e. condoms), what should I … [Read more...] about Health Screening For Gay Men