Sexual Health Blog

Questions about sexual health are common as it's not talked about enough.

Here are our answers to some of your most common questions. We update it often, but please contact us if you'd like a certain question or topic answered or addressed!
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Why does my vagina smell? Answering your questions about vaginal odour!

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Female
19 Feb
6 min
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Handjob Essentials: How to Give a Good Handjob and More

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
ejaculation
30 Jan
9 min
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Lube Look-Alikes: Your Insider Guide to All the Alternatives to Lube

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Lube
9 Jan
5 min
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Unveiling Circumcision: Separating Myths From the Truth

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Circumcision
11 Dec
5 min
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Five Fascinating Facts About Ejaculation

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
ejaculation
27 Nov
5 min
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Shedding Some Light on Lube!

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Fun Sex
14 Nov
8 min
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Do Antibiotics Stop Your Contraceptive Pill from Working?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Contraception
30 Oct
6 min
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Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) In Men

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Bacterial Vaginosis
2 Oct
4 min
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Everything You Need To Know About Alcohol and Sex

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Alcohol
4 Sep
6 min
Measuring Carrot

How to Make My Penis Bigger Naturally? Your Questions Answered

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Genital Anatomy
23 Aug
6 min
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How To Be Sex Savvy During The Holiday Period

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Holiday
8 Aug
6 min
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Do Men and Women Get Different STI Symptoms?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Female
25 Jul
9 min
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5 Tips For Healthy Sperm

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Male
10 Jul
4 min
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What Causes Trichomoniasis In Women?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Female
26 Jun
4 min
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A Guide On How To Use A Female Condom

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Contraception
5 Jun
7 min
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Do Genital Warts Go Away?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Genital Warts
22 May
7 min
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Are You Contagious During the Incubation Period of Chlamydia?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Chlamydia
27 Apr
6 min
Woman holding a uterus made out of paper.

6 Ways To Avoid Getting Toxic Shock Syndrome

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Genital Anatomy
28 Mar
4 min
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Can Men Get Trichomoniasis?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Male
23 Mar
5 min
A woman and man lying in bed together and kissing each other.

Can You Have Sex with a UTI? All Your Questions Answered

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Urinary Tract Infection
2 Mar
6 min
A woman sitting on a table, holding up a bouquet of flowers in front of her face.

10 Ways To Embrace Being Single This Valentine’s Day!

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Dating
14 Feb
7 min
Picture of a female hand holding a banana covered in lipstick marks.

Veganuary: Could Going Vegan Improve Your Sexual Wellbeing?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Sexual Health
19 Jan
6 min
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6 Ways To Love Yourself This Year

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Mental Health
12 Jan
7 min
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Scared Of Scabies? Here’s What You Need To Know!

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Sarcoptes Acabiei Var Hominis
9 Feb
7 min
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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Cancer
26 Jan
7 min
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Trichomonas Vaginalis - What Is It?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Sexual Health
5 Jan
6 min
A men and a women kissing and holding each other in a bed

The Lowdown On Libido This Global Orgasm Day

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Sexual Health
21 Dec
11 min
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Vulva VS Vagina: What’s The Difference?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Female
29 Dec
6 min
A woman steps out of a train alone and looks around.

Sexual Assault Rises Over The Holidays - What You Can Do To Stay Safe!

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Sexual Assault
23 Dec
6 min
A woman sitting in bed with her head on her knees.

When Sex Is Painful For Women

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Sexual Health
16 Dec
10 min
A woman holding up a pansexuality flag

Pansexuality And The History Of Pansexual Pride Day

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
LGBTQ+
8 Dec
6 min
A woman holding up a Christmas present next to a Christmas tree

The Ultimate Sexy Gift Guide

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Fun Sex
15 Dec
4 min
Man holding up a sign that says World AIDS Day

PrEP - What Is It, How Does It Work, And Where Can I Get It?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
HIV/AIDS
1 Dec
7 min
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Can Men Get A UTI?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Urinary Tract Infection
22 Nov
6 min
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Getting Ready For IVF: STI And Hormone Testing

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Fertility
10 Nov
7 min
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STI Vaccinations – Could You Get a Vaccine to Stop Worrying?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Sexual Health
17 Nov
6 min
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What Does Herpes Look Like?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Genital Anatomy
13 Oct
8 min
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World Sexual Health Day 2022

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Sexual Health
4 Sep
6 min
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Five Signs You May Be Menopausal

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Menopause
18 Oct
7 min
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What Happens When I Visit The Pharmacy For The Morning After Pill?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Contraception
27 Oct
9 min
A picture of a woman looking into a mirror that says the word slut

Slutshaming: What It Is And Why It's Unacceptable!

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Sexual Wellbeing
6 Oct
6 min
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I'm Bisexual – What STIs Should I Be Worried About?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
LGBTQ+
22 Sep
5 min
A picture of a confused man with a laptop

Help! I Have HPV. Now What?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Cancer
15 Sep
7 min
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HIV Testing: When is My Result Accurate?

by Ryan Nevin
HIV/AIDS
27 Sep
6 min
A girl with tattoos using her hands to hide her face in embarrassment

What is Thrush—an STI or Something Else? Everything You Need To Know

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Genital Anatomy
11 Aug
5 min
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World Hepatitis Day

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Sexual Health
28 Jul
6 min
A man in a checkered shirt holding an at-home STI test kit box

The Advantages of At-Home STI Tests

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Sexual Health
27 Jul
6 min
A title screen about PrEP showing Dr Danae Maragouthakis and Christiana Funmi Ogunmodede

Yoxly Face-to-Face: PrEP - Your Common Questions Answered

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
HIV/AIDS
9 Sep
2 min
A title screen about the state of sexual health showing A title screen about PrEP showing Dr Danae Maragouthakis and Dr Dupe Burgess

Yoxly Face-to-Face: The State of Sexual and Reproductive Health

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Sexual Health
15 Jul
2 min
A chest with a rash illustrating the monkeypox virus

Monkeypox and Sexual Health: What’s the Link?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Sexual Health
14 Jul
6 min
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Sexual Health in a Pandemic: What Have We Learned?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Sexual Health
18 Aug
6 min
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Sexual Orientations: What You Should Know

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
LGBTQ+
19 Jul
6 min
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PEP: What Is It, How Does It Work, and Where Can I Get It?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
HIV/AIDS
14 Jul
6 min
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What Does the Pride Flag Mean?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
LGBTQ+
8 Jul
6 min
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How Are STIs Transmitted? The Facts!

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Sexual Health
30 Jun
8 min
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5 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Getting an STI

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Contraception
27 Jun
6 min
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What is Gender Identity? And Why STIs Don't Give a Damn!

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
LGBTQ+
15 Jun
6 min
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The History of Pride

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
History
1 Jun
6 min
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Syphilis: The Great Comeback

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Sexual Health
26 May
6 min
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How Does Menopause Impact Vaginal Health?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Genital Anatomy
8 Jun
7 min
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10 Myths About Masturbation That Might Cause You To Blow Your Load

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Genital Anatomy
20 May
6 min
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STIs Throughout the Ages: The Fascinating History of Gonorrhoea

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Gonorrhoea
16 May
6 min
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Endometriosis and Sex: Tips to Manage Pain and Encourage Intimacy

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Endometriosis
28 Apr
6 min
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The Rise of STIs in Older Adults: The Reasons Behind It, And How We Can Protect Them

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Sexual Health
22 Apr
7 min
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Types of Condoms: What They Are, Their Uses, And How To Pick The Right One

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Condoms
8 Apr
8 min
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How Common Is Herpes, And What Does It Mean For Me?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Herpes
6 Apr
7 min
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Super Gonorrhoea: What Is It, And Should You Be Worried?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Gonorrhoea
28 Mar
5 min
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Primary Sexual Headaches - Not a Joke! Information, Symptoms, and Causes

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Sex Pains
14 Mar
8 min
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How to Have Safer Oral Sex

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Condoms
25 Feb
5 min
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Mycoplasma Genitalium (MG): What It Is, Symptoms, Testing and Treatment

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Mycoplasma
6 Jan
7 min
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Can You Get Vaccinated For STIs? In Some Cases, Yes—What You Need To Know.

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Sexual Health
31 Dec
12 min
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World AIDS Day 2021

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
HIV/AIDS
1 Dec
2 min
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Can You Get More Than One STI At Once?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Sexual Health
17 Nov
9 min
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Can You Get Pregnant with an STI? Yes — What to Know

by Danae Maragouthakis
Contraception
10 Nov
10 min
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Erectile Dysfunction (ED): Causes, Treatments, and the Case Against Embarrassment

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Contraception
27 Oct
12 min
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What Is Bacterial Vaginosis? Signs & Symptoms

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Sexual Health
27 Sep
8 min
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Living With HIV: A death sentence? Think again!

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
HIV/AIDS
20 Sep
7 min
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Genital Warts: What Are They And How Can You Get Rid Of Them?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Sexual Health
28 Aug
13 min
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Can I Get an STI from Oral Sex?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Sexual Health
26 Jul
9 min
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STI Symptoms: What Are They And When Will They Appear?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Chlamydia
14 Jul
8 min
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The Most Common STI Symptom? No Symptom at All.

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Chlamydia
24 May
5 min
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Three Inspirational Public Figures Living with STIs

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
History
12 Apr
7 min
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HIV: Why it's No Longer a Sin

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
HIV/AIDS
3 Mar
7 min
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Do STI's Affect Fertility?

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Chlamydia
25 Feb
5 min
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A Beginner's Guide to At-Home STI Test Kits

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Sexual Health
17 Feb
4 min
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Having 'The Talk': Talking to your Partner about STIs

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Sexual Health
3 Feb
5 min
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Remembering Freddie Mercury

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
HIV/AIDS
8 Dec
6 min
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World AIDS Day 2020

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
HIV/AIDS
1 Dec
2 min
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STI's: Four Startling Facts

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Sexual Health
17 Nov
4 min
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HPV: The Case for Gender- and Sexuality-Neutral STI Coverage

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Cancer
11 Nov
5 min
Yoxly - frustrated man trying to understand latency, window, and incubation periods

Your Guide to Incubation, Latency and Window Periods

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Incubation Period
10 Nov
6 min
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Got vaginal discharge? Let’s talk about it.

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Discharge
4 Nov
3 min
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(The Lack of) Sex and Antidepressants

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Mental Health
28 Oct
5 min
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Can you get herpes from a toilet seat? And other FAQs...

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
Herpes
21 Oct
5 min
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Three Historical Figures Who Had STIs

by Yoxly's Awesome Contributors
History
16 Oct
5 min
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Sexual Independence Day

by Danae Maragouthakis
Sexual Health
4 Jul
5 min