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An ectopic pregnancy is when the pregnancy is growing outside
the womb (uterus), usually in the fallopian tube. A molar pregnancy
is a much rarer condition where the placenta is abnormal. Both
ectopic and molar pregnancy can cause bleeding...
Ejaculation is the word used to describe the squirting out of
semen from the penis during an orgasm.
Most men experience some form of erection or ejaculation problem
at some point during their lifetime. For example, around 3 out of
10 men have...
The booklet contains advice about the possible
consequences of unprotected sex, possible pregnancy and the fact
that women can get free emergency contraception over the counter at
There is also information about where...
Emergency contraception is a way of preventing pregnancy
after unprotected sex. Unprotected sex is sex without
using contraception or when contraception has failed.
If you act quickly, emergency contraception will usually prevent
If you are thinking of having sex with someone of the opposite
sex, you need to think about contraception before you have sex to
prevent an unintended pregnancy. There are lots of different kinds
The following section contains the clinical protocols that are
followed within Sandyford services. In cases/conditions where a
West of Scotland Managed Clinical Network (MCN) protocol exists,
the Sandyford protocol follows this guidance....
During puberty the hormones that control how your body grows
mean that your body changes and you can have lots of emotional
changes as well.
The levels of a hormone called testosterone are extremely high
in boys during puberty and this can cause...
Cancer can develop throughout the female reproductive system, as
it can elsewhere in the body of both women and men. Any diagnosis
of cancer is always frightening but there is support available if
you find yourself in this situation. Remember...
Some of the links below are to resources produced outside of the
UK (these are provided for general information only: contact
details, legal info, procedures and medication information may be
different from that in the UK)
The endometrium is the inner lining of the womb in which an
embryo (fertilised egg) is implanted and grows. When no egg is
fertilised, the lining breaks down and is discharged as a
Endometriosis is a condition in which patches of endometrium
Erections happen when a man is sexually aroused. Erectile
dysfunction is the term doctors use for problems with
1 in 10 men will have some sort of problem with getting an
erection at some stage in their lives. Erectile dysfunction...
Erections happen when a man is sexually aroused. Erectile dysfunction is the term doctors use for problems with erections
Sandyford reports and evaluations.
Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) is a short course (28 day
course) of anti-HIV medication that can be offered to an HIV
negative person in the event that they are exposed to the HIV
virus, for example during sex.
A medical professional...