We found 7 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept Humana Bronze 4850/HMO Premier near Janesville, WI.

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Dr. Chukwunonyeluanyi Okocha, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1000 Mineral Point Avenue
Janesville, WI
 

Dr. Nonye Okocha practices general obstetrics & gynecology in Janesville, WI. Her areas of expertise include high risk pregnancy, infertility, and preconception counseling. Dr. Okocha has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Minnesota Medical School and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. She is professionally affiliated with Mercy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Adolescent Gynecology, Infertility, Minimally Invasive Surgery, High Risk Pregnancy, Preconception ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey B Asbury, MD
Specializes in Urology
1000 Mineral Point Avenue
Janesville, WI
 

Dr. Jeffrey Asbury practices urology (urinary tract disease). These areas are among his clinical interests: urge incontinence (overactive bladder), erectile dysfunction (impotence), and urologic (genitourinary) cancer. Dr. Asbury's hospital/clinic affiliations include Mercy Health System and Centegra Health System. He attended Rush Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Rush University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Asbury is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence), no-scalpel vasectomy

All Interests: Incontinence, Urge Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Urologic Cancer, Kidney Stones, No-Scalpel ... (Read more)

Dr. Patricia Anne Nahn, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1000 Mineral Point Avenue
Janesville, WI
 

Dr. Patricia Nahn practices general obstetrics & gynecology. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Nahn's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She is especially interested in infertility, endometriosis, and da vinci surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Nahn is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Nahn is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Mercy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Infertility, Endometriosis, Gynecologic Surgery, Da Vinci Surgery

Dr. Francis Frederick Kaveggia, MD
Specializes in Urology
1000 Mineral Point Avenue
Janesville, WI
 

Dr. Francis Kaveggia's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Kaveggia include prostate problems, male infertility, and female incontinence. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Health System and Mercy Hospital. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kaveggia takes. Before performing his residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Dr. Kaveggia attended the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health for medical school.

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Relevant Interests: , male infertility, vasectomy

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Female Incontinence, Urinary Tract Problems, Kidney Stones, Vasectomy, Da Vinci ... (Read more)

Dr. Dorothy Newmark, MD
Specializes in Primary Care, General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1000 Mineral Point Avenue
Janesville, WI
 

Dr. Dorothy Newmark specializes in primary care and general obstetrics & gynecology and practices in Janesville, WI. Dr. Newmark attended medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University. She completed her residency training at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. Her clinical interests include menstrual disorders, menopause, and high risk pregnancy. Patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Newmark is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, she speaks Polish. Dr. Newmark is professionally affiliated with Mercy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , infertility

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Urinary Incontinence, Da Vinci Surgery, Menstrual Disorders, Pelvic Organ ... (Read more)

Dr. Anestis Nicholas Gianitsos, MD
Specializes in Urology
1000 Mineral Point Avenue
Janesville, WI
 

Dr. A. Gianitsos is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist in Janesville, WI. On average, patients gave Dr. Gianitsos a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: erectile dysfunction (impotence), urologic (genitourinary) cancer, and incontinence. He is affiliated with Mercy Health System. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Boston University School of Medicine and performed his residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Urologic Cancer, Vasectomy Reversal, Da Vinci Surgery, Laser ... (Read more)

Dr. Meridyth K Munns, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1000 Mineral Point Avenue
Janesville, WI
 

Dr. Meridyth Munns' specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. She is rated highly by her patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Munns include menopause, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and sterilization. She is professionally affiliated with Mercy Health System. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. For her professional training, Dr. Munns completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Wisconsin.

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Relevant Interests: , sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), sterilization, contraception (birth control)

All Interests: Menopause, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Vaginal Prolapse, Contraception, Da Vinci Surgery, Sexually ... (Read more)

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What is Sexual Health?

Sexual health is a broad and loosely defined term that encompasses several extremely different areas of medicine. Sexual health not only includes physical health related to the act of sex, but also emotional, mental, or identity issues that can interfere with healthy sexuality. Because this scope is so broad, a huge number of health care professionals can accurately say they work in the sexual health specialty. Some of the many varied conditions included in sexual health include intimacy disorders, sexually transmitted diseases, reproductive health, LGBTQ issues, and sexual violence.

Sexual intimacy disorders are those that cause problems with the act of sexual intercourse, such as erectile dysfunction or vulvodynia. Erectile dysfunction, the inability to get or maintain an erection hard enough for sexual intercourse, is extremely common. It affects fully half of men over 40 to some degree. It is treated with medications, devices, or surgery. Vulvodynia, burning pain in the vulva that can be made worse with sexal activity, has no known cause. It is treated with oral or topical medications.

Sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, herpes, gonorrhea, and chlamydia, are bacterial or viral infections that are contagious in the bodily fluids exchanged during sexual contact. Barrier methods of contraception, such as condoms, help prevent the spread of STDs. HIV is a virus that can be caught from an infected person’s sexual fluids or blood. When the virus infects the body, it interferes with the immune system and causes the disease known as AIDS. There is no cure, but anti-viral medications can help people with AIDS live a long and healthy life. Herpes is also a virus found in sexual fluids, called HSV-2. It causes blisters that come and go on the genitals. There is no cure for herpes, but anti-virals can minimize outbreaks. Gonorrhea and chlamydia are both bacterial infections. They are extremely common and often have no symptoms. The most common signs of an infection are burning pain and discharge. Gonorrhea and chlamydia can be treated with medications.

Reproductive health refers to both contraception and infertility treatment. Contraceptives prevent and plan the timing of pregnancy. Some, such as a vasectomy or tubal ligation, are extremely effective at preventing pregnancy. Others, such as spermicides, are less reliable. Popular contraceptives include condoms, birth control pills, IUDs, and diaphragms. On the other side of reproductive health, infertility is the inability to carry a pregnancy to term after one year of trying. It can be due to problems in either the man or the woman, and both genders are affected equally. In total, about 15% of the population suffer from infertility. Infertility treatments include medications and surgery.

Gay and transgender people are as healthy as anyone else, but they have a few specific health care needs that may sometimes fall under the sexual health umbrella. First, many LGBT people still face discrimination from healthcare providers, so providing supportive and appropriate care is an issue. Because of social attitudes surrounding sexual orientation and gender identity, many gay and transgender people struggle with their identities. Rates of depression, substance abuse, and suicide are all higher in this group. Providing mental health support and counseling to those in transition is critical. Finally, transgender patients who are undergoing gender affirmation require sensitive medical health care, including surgical and hormonal treatment.

Sexual violence can be defined as any unwanted or non-consensual sexual activity. It ranges from sexual harassment to touching to rape. It affects women more than men and is widespread: 1 in 4 women report being victims of sexual violence at the hands of a partner, and as many as 1 in 3 girls report their first sexual contact as being violent. Sexual violence has lasting physical and emotional consequences for victims, but educating both girls and boys can prevent violence. Care for those who have endured sexual violence includes counseling and mental health support, medical care, and legal support.

Humans are sexual creatures from the time we reach puberty through the rest of our lives. Sexuality is more than a reproductive requirement -- it is a form of expression and identity. Sexual health blends all these aspects of our experience together and helps us lead sexually fulfilling lives.
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