Category Archives: Ask Dr. Nerdy

Ask: Dr. Nerdy on Chai Tea

The health benefits of chai tea are debatable, depending on precisely what sort of chai is being consumed, and how often. In India, many people drink chai daily, and some demonstrable health

Ask: Dr. Nerdy on What are Blood Building Foods?

The term blood building foods is commonly used in alternative medicine, particularly in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Blood building foods are those foods that contain high quantities of specific nutrients thought to

Ask: Dr. Nerdy on Common Causes of Penis Rashes?

There are a number of common reasons that a man can develop a rash on the penis. It may be the result of a sexually transmitted disease such as chlamydia, herpes, or

Ask: Dr. Nerdy on Different Methods of STD Transmission?

In most cases a sexually transmitted disease (STD) is passed through sexual contact, whether vaginal, anal, or oral in nature. Occasionally other methods may result in STD transmission, such as through the

Ask: Dr. Nerdy How can I Prevent Cold Sores?

Cold sores, also referred to as fever blisters or oral herpes, are small fluid-filled sores that are caused when a person becomes infected with the herpes simplex type 1 (HSV-1) virus, which

Ask: Dr. Nerdy on Performance Enhancing Drugs

Performance enhancing drugs are substances that increase a person’s physical abilities and stamina. These drugs are taken for a variety of reasons, including to build muscle mass, dull pain, lower stress, and

Why is my Semen Yellow?

Ask: Dr. Nerdy! Discolored sperm, especially yellow sperm, typically raises alarms for a man; however, yellow semen usually has natural and benign causes. It is a common belief among many doctors that

Gay Handshakes

Ask: Dr. Nerdy! It has been said that anal sex is the gay man’s handshake. To some, maybe. Other men don’t want to go so far so quickly. If this is you,

Fighting the Flu

Ask: Dr. Nerdy! Flu season is right around the corner. Every year, the CDC makes an announcement when the flu season officially starts and ends, with the span of months being from

Ask: Dr. Nerdy-Compulsive flirts

Ask: Dr. Nerdy! Is he looking at you? Does he want you? Has he shimmied up, put on his best, most seductive smile, then, cat-like, rubbed an exploratory hand on a not-quite-un-intimate