Overview

If you've experienced a spinal cord injury (SCI), you may benefit from sexuality and fertility management, education and counseling. Your physical condition after your spinal cord injury may change aspects of your sexual function and affect your physical, mental and social well-being related to your sexuality or sexual health.

Sexuality and fertility management after spinal cord injury care at Mayo Clinic

Jan. 06, 2015
References
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Sexuality and fertility management after spinal cord injury