Archive for the 'Embarrassing problems' Category

Love is in the air………

It’s Valentine’s Day on the 14th February and many people will be thinking about the L word. Fuzzy feelings and the glow created by cards and poetry can lead to other things, and it is very easy to get carried away and forget the C word – contraception. Or an accident may befall the wearer […]

The unwelcome memento…

Welcome to a new academic year at university! Many of you will have enjoyed Freshers week or simply seeing your friends back in Bristol again..…perhaps there has been a bit more celebration than study? Alcohol can contribute to risk-taking behaviour that could lead to unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections. A survey of 16 – […]

Awkward Ailments

It must be twenty years since a group of us sat in a tutorial at medical school, being encouraged by our Sexual Health tutor to tell the group of all the euphemisms for ‘genitals’ that we had ever heard of. The group moved from embarrassment (willy/ winkie), to giggle fits (woo-woo/ tuppence), to deep concentration […]

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