Homosexuality

Sexual attraction or behavior between people of the same gender is called homosexuality. The exact reason for an individual's sexual orientation is not understood, but genetic, hormonal, and environmental factors seem to play a role.

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What tests should be taken before having unprotected sex with lesbian partner?

Query: Hello doctor, I would like to ask some questions that I am sort of afraid to ask my gynecologist because I am not sure if she is tolerant of homosexual people and that is holding me back. I would like to know what kind of health tests should I run to make sure I can safely have unprotected sex with...  Read Full »


Dr. Eeshani Dutta

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Homosexuality is a choice of self-identity of sexuality, which does not need to be judged. It is always fine to ask questions. You are conscious about your health and that is commendable. Firstly, you need to rule out diseases like HIV, hepatitis B and C (HBsAg, anti-H...  Read Full »

Can I get an HIV infection ten years after having unprotected sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I am not gay. But, 15 years ago, I had sex with a man. I am not sure if his penis entered my anus or not. I did it again with a man, a year later. And, ten years ago, I had sex with a male for the last time. I have not been involved in any such activities after that. I have got tested...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hello, I understand your concern. You cannot get an HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) now because you have been tested negative already. In most of the cases, the tests come positive within 12 weeks of exposure. So if your results were negative after 12 weeks of sexual activities, then there will ...  Read Full »

I am gay but want to be straight. Please guide me.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29-year-old male, working in IT firm. From my childhood, I am very soft and gentle. When I was 12, I fell in love with a girl. But, she changed schools. So, when I was 15, I started having sex with boys. After she left, I felt love towards boys and was sexually attracted to boys. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Mehwish Mursaleen

Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I completely understand that you feel concerned about your altered sexual preferences. It is generally due to past negative experiences in life as you mentioned about the early sexual interactions with the same gender partners. Since your first early interactions we...  Read Full »

I had gay encounters followed by a lot of bleeding. Can it be AIDS?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32-year-old man. I had gay encounters with three men in a massage parlor on three different days. In all the three cases, we have used condoms. In my second and third encounter, I got a lot of blood and that too very dark colored blood and something else also came. I had a w...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. First of all, I like to inform you that the transmission of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) requires the mixing of body fluids. The use of condom effectively prevents such mixing. I understand that there was bleed...  Read Full »

I am a cross dresser who is attracted to men. Does that make me a trans woman?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 30 years old. I cross dress from the age of 15. I have erections and ejaculations only while sleeping upside down on the bed. Unlike other guys, it does not happen when standing. I also have a significant breast growth as they are quite visible. I suspect that I am a transwoman, t...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. First of all, I would like to inform you that there is no test to detect if one is a trans woman. It all depends on the attitude, orientation, sexual relationships, sexual response and body language. Considering the sexu...  Read Full »

I get attracted to handsome men lately. Am I homosexual?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 30 year old unmarried male. I used to be a straight guy and was attracted to only females, but for the past one year, I find a male attractive if he is handsome. Does that mean I have turned homosexual or bisexual? Is it because I am unmarried and never had sex before? I have neve...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. First of all, I would like to tell you that you are not homosexual. If we go by psychoanalytic theories, then every human being have some traits of bisexuality, but that does not mean that they are bisexual. Slight attraction towards the sam...  Read Full »

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