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Sexual health

Couple on couchSex is an enjoyable part of life. To have a satisfying sex life it is important to look after your sexual health. This includes everything from how you care for your sexual body parts, practising safe sex and being checked for sexually transmitted infections, through to contraception and even your feelings about sex and sexual orientation.

This section provides information on many of these topics, including information about the services that can help you with your sexual health.

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed April 2016.

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Cervical screening & cervical smears

Contraception & sterilisation

Penis health

Safer sex

Sex & intimacy in older adults

Sexual Health Centre

Sexual health for teenagers

Sexual health services in Canterbury

Sexual orientation & gender identity

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

Testicles & scrotum

Vulval & vaginal health

Page reference: 40204

Review key: HISEX-15529