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Prevent N 5mg Tablet

Prevent N 5mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Norethisterone
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Prevent N 5mg Tablet is a synthetic form of progestin used to treat abnormal vaginal bleeding and menstrual disorders in women caused due to an imbalance of hormones. It is also used as a birth control to prevent unwanted pregnancies. It provides contraception for about eight weeks. Norethisterone works mainly by stopping the process of ovulation. It also changes the lining of the uterus to make it less likely for a fertilised egg to attach to it. It is available as an injection. It is a convenient and effective form of short-term contraception.

Prevent N 5mg Tablet can produce some side effects such as acne, irregular menstrual bleeding, hirsutism, increased weight, skin reactions, feeling dizzy, nausea and voice changes. If you experience any other symptoms which you think may be due to taking this medicine, speak to your doctor for advice.

Before starting the medicine ensure you have discussed with your doctor if you:

  • think you could already be pregnant.
  • have any liver problems or problem with your arteries.
  • have an ovarian cyst, or any abnormal vaginal bleeding.
  • have systemic lupus erythematous or porphyria..
  • have developed severe itching on your skin or jaundice during a pregnancy.
  • have had breast cancer.
  • have ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.
  • take any other medicine or herbal preparations.

You will be given the injection by a healthcare professional. It is generally given during the first 1-5 days of your menstrual period. The Prevent N 5mg Tablet is injected slowly into a muscle in your buttock. It then gradually releases into your bloodstream. The duration for this medicine to show it's effect varies from one person to another. It also depends on the intended use and levels of sex hormones in the body.

Endometrial Cancer
This medicine is used for the treatment of a type of cancer where the tissue lining the uterus grows outside and causes pain.
Abnormal uterine bleeding
This medicine is used to prevent of episodes of prolonged and heavy bleeding during menstrual periods.
Amenorrhoea
This medicine is used to treat an absence of menstrual period in woman of reproductive age.
Contraception
This medicine is used as an oral contraceptive to prevent unwanted pregnancies.
Pre Menstrual Syndrome
This medicine is also used for the treatment of symptoms that occur between ovulation and onset of the menstrual period. Symptoms may include headache, mood disturbances, water retention, breast pain etc.
Breast Cancer
This medicine is also sometimes used in the treatment of certain types of breast cancer.
Allergy
This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to Prevent N 5mg Tablet or any other progestin analogue.
Liver Disease
This medicine is not recommended for use if the patient has a severe impairment of liver function.
Abnormal vaginal bleeding
This medicine is not recommended for use if you have an abnormal bleeding episode which has not been diagnosed by a doctor.
Breast/Uterine cancer
This medicine is not recommended for use if you have or are suspected of having hormone related cancer of the breasts, uterus or other sex organs.
Heart and blood vessel disorder
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having an active or historic instance of stroke or heart attack. It should not be used by patients having an active or historic blood clotting disorder.
In addition to its intended effect, Prevent N 5mg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Irregular menstrual periods Moderate Less Common
Enlargement of breasts Moderate Less Common
Stomach discomfort and pain Minor Common
Weight loss or weight gain Minor Less Common
Trouble Sleeping Moderate Common
Acneiform eruptions Minor Common
Facial hair growth Minor Less Common
Loss of vision or blurred vision Major Rare
Bulging of eyes Moderate Less Common
Migraine like headaches Moderate Common
Difficulty in breathing Major Less Common
Presence of blood in cough Major Rare
Sharp or crushing pain in chest Major Rare
Dizziness and fainting Moderate Less Common
Weakness in arms, hands, legs or feet Moderate Less Common
Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet Major Rare
Yellowing of skin and eyes Major Less Common
Depressed mood Moderate Less Common
Difficulty in swallowing Major Rare
Allergic skin reaction Moderate Less Common
How long is the duration of effect?
The time duration for which this medicine remains effective in the body is subject to vary based on the intended use and quantity consumed.
What is the onset of action?
The time taken for this medicine to show it's effect is subject to vary from one person to another. It also varies based on the intended use and levels of other sex hormones in the body.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
This medicine is not recommended for use if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy in near future. Contact your doctor immediately if a pregnancy is suspected while using this medicine.
Is it habit forming?
No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. It is advised to stop breastfeeding before starting the treatment course with this medicine.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Prevent N 5mg Tablet, and hence can be used as its substitute.
Systopic Laboratories Ltd-Mem
Cipla Ltd
Zydus Cadila
Colinz Laboratories Ltd
Sunny Drug Pharma
Unicure India Pvt Ltd
Fitwel Pharmaceuticals Private Limited
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Dahlia Pharmaceutical Pvt Ltd
Biomiicron Pharmaceuticals
Dahlia Pharmaceutical Pvt Ltd
Speciality Meditech Pvt Ltd
Missed Dose instructions
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped. It is recommended to use additional means of contraception if you have missed a scheduled dose.
Overdose instructions
Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms of an overdose may include nausea, vomiting, vaginal bleeding etc.
India
United States
Japan
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Disease
Hepatic neoplasms Major
Use of this medicine as an oral contraceptive is not recommended in a patient suffering from a liver tumor. The risk of adverse effects are significantly high and hence extreme caution is advised.
Depression Moderate
Use of this medicine has been reported to cause an increase in the incidence of depression. It should be used with caution if the patient has a history of depression with close monitoring of the signs and symptoms.
Fluid Retention and edema Moderate
Use of this medicine has been associated with increased incidence of fluid retention in the body. It should be used with caution in patients having a fluid retention disorder or are exposed to the risk factors.
Retinal thrombosis Moderate
Use of this medicine can cause a disturbance in vision and other problems in the eyes. It should be used with caution in patients suffering from a pre-existing eye disease. Use of this medicine should be stopped immediately if a visual disturbance is observed.
Interaction with Alcohol
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Lab Test
Thyroid function test Moderate
Report the use of this medicine if a thyroid function test is advised. This medicine may interfere with the test results.
Interaction with Food
Food
Information not available.
Interaction with Medicine
Carbamazepine Major
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent clinical monitoring to safely use these medicines together. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.
Clarithromycin Moderate
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent monitoring to safely use these medicines together. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.
Divalproex Moderate
Report the use of any seizure medicine to the doctor. You may need a dose adjustment and some special tests to safely use these medicines together. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.
Mycophenolate Mofetil Major
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. The efficacy of Prevent N 5mg Tablet is reduced if used with this medicine. An alternate method of contraception is advised if Prevent N 5mg Tablet is used as a birth control pill. Your doctor may determine the best course of treatment after assessing your condition.
Phenytoin Major
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent clinical monitoring to safely use these medicines together. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.
Tranexamic Acid Major
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. Since the risk of adverse effects is significantly high, your doctor may prescribe an alternate medicine that is safer for use. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.
Insulin Moderate
Report the use of insulin or any other medicine to control blood glucose levels. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent monitoring to safely use them together. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.
Aminophylline Moderate
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent monitoring to safely use these medicines together. Contact your doctor if you experience nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache etc. while using these medicines.
Phenobarbital Major
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent clinical monitoring to safely use these medicines together. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.
Grisoefulvin Major
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. Since the risks of adverse effects and reduced efficacy of norethisterone are high, you may require a dose adjustment and more frequent clinical monitoring to safely use them together. Avoid getting pregnant if these medicines are used together.

Popular Questions & Answers

I am suffering from vomiting I do not know why I am feeling vomiting while eating and also before and after eating meals.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I am suffering from vomiting I do not know why I am feeling vomiting while eating and also before and after eating me...
Hello, It's outcome of gastric disorder you are. Suffering from. Take,  plenty of water to hydrate your body to prevent constipation, diluting acid in order to check vomiting. Go for meditation to reduce your stress to nourish your body including digestive system to check gastric disorder. Your diet be simple, easily digestible on time to check gastric disorder.  Take,  apples,  carrots,  Papaya, tonned mill. Take,  homoeopathic medicine:@ Acid sulph 30-6 pills,  thrice. @ China 200-6 pills thrice. Avoid, junk food,  alcohol & nicotine Take care.

Hi, I got cold due to weather changing. how can I prevent this? Pleasea advise me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Secunderabad
Hi, I got cold due to weather changing. how can I prevent this? Pleasea advise me.
Do not expose to extremes of temperature. Have freshly prepared homemade food along with fruits and vegetables everday which will help boost your immune system. Drink enough water (8-10 glasses of water) every day. Maintain good hygiene and avoid crowded places when there is cold and cough. Follow a healthy lifestyle.

Doctors, I am having a intense stomach ache now due to which I can't even sleep. Please suggest me home remedy now as I can't go hospital right away as it's night time please prescribe me with a effective home medicine at the earliest.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Doctors, I am having a intense stomach ache now due to which I can't even sleep. Please suggest me home remedy now as...
Hello, You need to hydrate your body with plenty of water to prevent constipation. Your diet b easily digestible on time to avoid gastric disorder. If, possible go for meditation for 20 mnts. Tk, homoeopathic medicine:@ Colocynth 200-6 pills, thrice. Avoid, junkfood, alcohol & nicotine. Tk, care.
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I am 41 years .Female facing extreme hair loss it seems I have lost 40 % of my hair .Is there any treatment that I can regain my hair. At this age can I get a better growth. My hair have become too frizzy also first I had very nice hair.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I am 41 years .Female facing extreme hair loss it seems I have lost 40 % of my hair .Is there any treatment that I ca...
Hello, Hair loss is caused due to stress & anxiety obstructing  growth of hairs affecting hair follicles & sebaceous glands resulting in hairloss, hence, you need to  regulate your life style, first. Go for meditation to reduce your stress to nourish hair follicles to check hairloss. Tk, plenty of water  to moisten your  scalp to check dandruff, inorder to condition hair follicles to check hairloss. Gastric disorder, triggers hair loss, hence, tk,  easily digestible diet on time to check gastric disorder. Avoid, junkfood,  alcohol & nicotine, scorching Sun & dust. Tk, homoeopathic medicine:@ Acid phos 1000-6 pills, wkly. @ Jabornady Q-20 drops with olive oil,  apply on scalp. Tk, care.

I am 19 years old male. My hair is thinning. Can I use ducray anaphase shampoo 4 times a week or every alternate day. And also can I use the khade shikakai hair oil twice a week. Are these too products good enough to be used often.

MBBS, Diploma in Venerology & Dermatology (DVD)
Dermatologist, Delhi
I am 19 years old male. My hair is thinning. Can I use ducray anaphase shampoo 4 times a week or every alternate day....
Thinning hair can be caused by a variety of factors, including stress. If your hair is thinning, do not fret. There are lots of things you can do to treat the same. 1. Find the cause. It may be hormones, disorders, medications, or stress. 2. Use gentle hair products. 3. Comb your hair instead of brushing it. 4. Allow your hair to air dry. Skip the heat styling. 5. Make lifestyle changes. Reduce your stress. Eat more protein and omega-3s. Next important step is to follow good hair care - Oiling your hair with a mixture of oils like olive, sesame, coconut and castor oil keeps provides moisture to your hair and prevent them from drying and breakage. Once in a week apply a good hair mask. You can mix and prepare different types of masks using green tea, olive oil, milk, gooseberry, etc. You can also start with zinc and biotin supplements. Consult on private chat for further help.
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Popular Health Tips

"The Popularity Of Homeopathy Is Growing".

BHMS
General Physician, Mumbai
"The Popularity Of Homeopathy Is Growing".

Homeopathy is a difficult concept to grasp. How do you cure someone of an illness by giving them a tiny concentration of something that can actually cause the disease? one would think that this would simply make the person even more sick.

But, according to proponents of the science, homeopathy not only works, but is much more effective than conventional medicine. They claim that conventional medicine only suppresses the immune system and prolongs the illness. 

There are actually quite a few homeopathic products in your local pharmacy. 

With homeopathy, all of the ingredients are diluted, so each ingredient in such a product has the letter" x" after it. So, if one of the ingredients is" zinc 20x, that means the product contains zinc that has been diluted 20 times. One of the most popular cold medicines on the market" zicam" is actually a homeopathic remedy that consists of diluted zinc in the form of a nasal gel. 

There are homeopathic remedies available for almost every condition. Cold, flu, allergy, even bedwetting; there is a homeopathic remedy available for almost every condition. 

Homeopathy is universally recognized as being safe, as the ingredients used are natural substances diluted many times over. Because there is such a small concentration of the ingredients, many opponents of the science, including the drug companies that make conventional medicines and are afraid of the growing popularity of natural medicine, claim that any relief an ill person receives after using a natural product is the result of the placebo effect. 

Since the fda does not require most natural products to undergo clinical testing before being sold to the public, the detractors feel that it does not actually work. So, who is telling the truth? does homeopathy really work or is it a bunch of nonsense?

In my opinion, it works. There have been several clinical trials done over the years to test the efficacy of homeopathic products. 

In a small clinical trial performed years ago, a group of test subjects who were deficient in human growth hormone, ranging in age from 45 years and up, were given the vital hgh formulation. The results speak for themselves. During the five month clinical trial, the levels of hgh in the blood increased in every test subject, and more than doubled the average level of hgh.

Homeopathy does work. I speak from personal experience. I used such a remedy to deal with the allergy attacks I was having, and the medicine not only stopped the attacks faster than the allopathic medicine I had been taking previously, but it also prevented subsequent allergy attacks.

So, why is there a controversy? well, there is a public perception that homeopathy is the same thing as holistic healing or faith-based medicine. This is simply not accurate. 

Homepathy and natural medicine in general make big drug manufacturers worry that such products might be more effective for treating common illnesses as opposed to the more expensive prescription versions that make the pharmaceutical companies rich. Most natural products are incredibly cheap. A prescribed conventional medicine costs a lot more.

If the public began demanding natural remedies to treat their ailments, drug companies would have to make these kinds of products to stay in business, and then their profits would shrink. 

This is why drug companies often spend significant amounts of money to debunk claims that homeopathy works, using a wide variety of misinformation tactics to instill a belief in the public that natural medicine is is not effective for treating common ailments. 

I am not saying that you should discontinue the use of conventional medicines. But, next time you go to the pharmacy, take a look at some of the natural brands on the shelf and give them a try. For common ailments that are not life threatening, a homeopathic product is probably a cheaper and more effective alternative.
 

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ED Treatment Alternatives - Men Use This Remedy To Improve Their Sex Life

MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Delhi
ED Treatment Alternatives - Men Use This Remedy To Improve Their Sex Life


It seems hard to believe that a sexual topic such as ED is one that is "too embarrassing" when we all seem to talk about nothing but sex or spend time watching it on the net.

But the reality is that we love talking about the good side of sex. Nobody wants to admit that their manhood is not performing at peak level.

There are many ED treatment alternatives. Many men these days are opting for more natural solutions as they are realizing the impact ED has on their relationships. Men are discovering that they are enjoying intimate moments with their significant other sooner than they imagined. There are several erectile dysfunction treatment options to consider and each will be discussed in this article. Selecting the right treatment is often depending on the actual cause of ED.

Erectile dysfunction or ED is also often referred to as impotence. When men experience erection difficulties, they are unable to get or maintain an erection. Although erectile dysfunction is a very embarrassing issue, you do not need to think that ED is a natural part of aging. ED is affecting millions of men every year, over 30 million in America alone. Some men will turn to buying Viagra online when experiencing weak erections in their sexual relationships. However medications can create further stress and anxiety as their side effects are common.

One of the most common causes of ED is hardening of the arteries. Plaque build-up can reduce blood flow in the manhood, making an erection difficult. For some men, erectile dysfunction may also have a psychological cause. This does not mean you will need some lengthy sessions on the couch. Also, despite an old wive's tale, there is no link between ED and excessive masturbation. However, men who turn to high frequency porn, potentially can experience psychological effects.

What about doing nothing about your ED symptoms hoping matters will improve? Truth is, this will only make things worse. To get you started, here are some lifestyle tips recommended to help you when your penis doesn't work.

Quit smoking 
• Reduce alcohol consumption 
• Lose weight if necessary 
• Exercise 3-4 times a week 
• Reduce stress and anxiety levels 
• Consider a Mediterranean diet

Sounds obvious doesn't it? But these steps above are not just a quick fix, they can enhance blood flow. This should give your manhood a boost and can reduce the severity of your ED in the process.

If you lack motivation sticking to these goals, your spouse or partner could offer some additional support. Couples who work together to improve their sex life appear to have more success and can create a closer bond.

Surgery is another way to improve blood flow to the penis to help a man with erection issues but can be a very costly option not to mention the risky side effects that can sometimes occur.

There are many reasonable non surgical ED treatment options to consider, including penile pumps, oral and topical medications and natural ED treatment alternatives. ED drugs used to achieve and maintain erections can also lead to dependency issues as well as their side effects.

Also called vacuum devices are placed over the penis to draw blood into the manhood. Once the vacuum can produce an erection, band is often used and placed around the base of the penis to maintain the erection.

ED Treatments Alternative Treatments 
Research shows that men with ED can cure ed fast and naturally without medication. Ginseng, such as "red ginseng," is talked about as the "herbal Viagra" for good reason. This can help men's bedroom woes. Red ginseng means the root of the herb has been steamed and dried. This is available in supplement form and is a very popular and effective remedy for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. This natural ED treatment could potentially help to prevent and fix ED, but it's always best to check with your doctor first to see if it safe for you.

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Gall Bladder Stones and Benefits Of Its Surgery

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, FIAGES(Fellowship In Minimal Access Surgery), FMAS (Fellowship In Minimal Access Surgery)
General Surgeon, Ghaziabad
Gall Bladder Stones and Benefits Of Its Surgery

The gallbladder is a small organ found beneath the right side of the liver and it works by collecting and concentrating BILE, a digestive fluid produced by the liver. The bile helps in digesting fats in the small intestine.

Gallbladder problems are usually caused due to the presence of gallstones in the gall bladder. These are small and hard stones made up of cholesterol and bile salts. You are more prone to get gallstones if you are-

  • Female
  • Over 40
  • Are pregnant
  • Have a family history of gallstones

The gallbladder is not an essential organ, and its removal is one of the most common surgical procedures performed on patients today. This is a low risk surgery and can even be performed on pregnant women.
In short, the primary advantages of surgically removing the gallbladder over nonsurgical treatment are that it can rule out gallstones and prevent gallbladder cancer in the future. And the removal of this organ is not associated with any impairment of digestion in people.

Benefits of Gallstone surgery
There are no known means through which you can prevent gallstones. And once you get gallstones, you will suffer from:

  1. Sharp abdominal pain
  2. Vomiting
  3. Indigestion
  4. Fever

These symptoms present themselves as the gallstones block the flow of bile out of the gallbladder, causing it to swell. You may also become more prone to jaundice.

Disadvantages of non-surgical treatments-
Non-surgical treatments are available for gallstones, but these are temporary. They include dietary adjustments and reduction of fat intake.
These treatments have a low success rate and symptoms usually continue unless the gallbladder is removed. Hence, surgical removal of the gallbladder is the time-honoured and safest treatment of gallbladder disease.

Types of Gallstone surgery

  • Open procedures- Until the early 1990s, gallstone removal was done through open cholecystectomy, in which the gallbladder was removed through a wide incision in the abdomen.
  • Nowadays, laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the standard procedure. In this, small incisions are made to remove the gall bladder.
  • This type of surgery is done in patients who have inflammation in the gallbladder, but they have no gallstones. It is also being done in those who have gallstones, but no symptoms.Laparoscopy has replaced open cholecystectomy as it offers some significant advantages: shhort down time- You can leave the hospital and resume normal life much earlier, compared to open surgery.
    • Smaller incisions and less postoperative pain and disability.
    • Fewer complications.
    • Less expensive in the long term.

However, a few experts believe that the open procedure has a number of advantages over laparoscopy, like:

  • Faster to perform.
  • Less of a risk for bile duct injury compared with laparoscopy.

But all said and done, open surgery has more overall complications than laparoscopy. Another point to note, is that bile-duct injury rates with laparoscopy are declining steeply.
 

Common Myths About Nightfall!

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Jamnagar
Common Myths About Nightfall!

Nightfall, also known as wet dreams is very common among men, chiefly in adolescents. This condition is marked by spontaneous ejaculation during sleep at night or in the early hours of dawn. The intensity of occurrence of these emissions varies from one person to another. This condition is mostly experienced in the teenage years and very few people suffer it throughout their lives.

Nightfall benefits the body in several ways. The ejaculation of seminal fluid through the genitalia prevents the accumulation of seminal fluid and helps in the formation of new healthy seminal fluid. This process also helps in improving metabolism. However, excessive emissions during the night can have negative effects such as weakening of body organs and a decrease in their efficiency. It can also lead to other sexual disorders such as infertility and reduced levels of libido.

Some of the chief causes of nightfall are:

  • Weak nerves
  • Excessive masturbation that weakens the nerves connecting the brain with the reproductive system
  • Men who indulge in excessive sex may have frequent sexual thoughts that can lead to nightfall
  • Excessive smoking and drinking are also a reason behind nightfall as it leads to nerve damage which is the primary cause of the condition
  • Lack of physical exercise and lethargy can also be responsible for nightfall


Some of the common myths surrounding nightfall are:

  • It is a rare condition
  • Nightfall can lead to decreased sexual function
  • Occurrence is only among young men who frequently masturbate
  • Eating non-vegetarian food can worsen the condition
  • Daily occurrence of nightfall can cause erection problems
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6 Ways To Prevent STDs

Sexologist Clinic
Sexologist, Faridabad
6 Ways To Prevent STDs

STDs are nothing but those diseases that are usually invited by sexual intimacy or intercourse. Some of these diseases are even life threatening at times, and if you want to prevent them, then you have to adopt a few preventive measures.

Best preventive measures for preventing STDs:
- Using latex condoms: Latex condoms need to be used during sex every time, and these condoms are the safest of all condom varieties available in the market. Both pregnancy and STDs can be easily and efficiently prevented by means of these condoms, and this is the reason everybody is using the same. But you should have the knowledge of correct usage of these condoms. 

- Keeping intimate areas clean: Do not ever forget to wash your genitals after or before making intercourse with your partner and this is needed for preventing sexual diseases. Sometimes, excessive lubrication during sexual intercourse brings infectious diseases, and thus your genitals get exposed to sexual diseases. 

- Stop sharing items: Sharing under-garments or towels with your friends or close mates can be very much dangerous as you might develop STDs. Even if you have allowed somebody using these personal items of yours, you have to wash them carefully before using the same. 

- Avoid multiple sex-partners: Both the sex partners should be loyal to each other and should not make sex with multiple partners as that will invite STDs. Having sex with more than one partner can be quite dangerous as a result of which your genital organs get infected and this infection later on turns into serious sexual diseases that cannot be easily treated. 

- Avoiding unhealthy lifestyle: If you are exposed to excessive smoking, drugs and alcohol, then you might develop different kinds of STDs. Therefore, you are highly recommended to lead a completely healthy lifestyle so that a healthy sexual life can be enjoyed. You will never be able to have safe sex if you are so very addicted to alcohol, smoking and drugs. 

- Have vaccination: Vaccination is now considered as one of the safest methods for preventing STDs. HPV vaccines are the popular, and the most recommended ones and thus teenagers can take them before getting sexually active. Hepatitis-B vaccinations are also required for getting increased protection against serious sexual diseases, especially AIDS and others. HIV testing is also very much essential in this regard, and you should not avoid the same.

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