By Nicole Nolan

Nicole Nolan is in medical school. Someday she will be a gynecologist, and then her entire job will be NSFW.

  1. This is the second in a three-part series. Part I, on HPV, can be found here.

    Name: Herpes Simplex Virus, HSV-2, genital herpes

    Science Facts: a double-stranded DNA virus

    Prevalence: 15-16% of adults in the US (around 25% in women, 12% in men)

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  2. Let's learn all about HPV together! We will not learn why people make stuffed toys of sexually-transmitted diseases (probably to educate the young) but life is a rich tapestry.

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  3. Nicole Nolan last wrote about scrubbing in on a penis implant. The first plastic surgery operation I saw was breast implants. Our patient was young, pretty, twenty-six. She had recently lost about a hundred and fifty pounds, and consequently went from an E cup down to a C cup, and she wanted her old breast size back. She had paid up front for the operation—six thousand dollars, in cash. “This lady is already paid,”…

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  4. At this point in my life I can say with confidence that I have seen a lot of penises. I have seen penises that are circumcised and uncircumcised. I have seen penises that are long, that are short, that are wide, that are narrow. I have seen penises with weird things growing off of them, with weird holes cut into them, that have been broken into a few different pieces, that have swollen

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