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DocQ: Doctor’s guide to edging

Dr Rhys Young is back with a toe-curling guide to the wonderful world of edging.  Have you ever been listening to a remix of a song where the DJ keeps building to the chorus, but then they take it back and start building again? It’s fun; you were expecting the beat drop so you could …

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DocQ: How to talk to your GP about domestic violence

May 28th is LGBTQ+ Domestic Violence Awareness Day, a day to bring attention to the issue of domestic violence in queer relationships. DocQ is back to chat to us about healthy relationships and how to chat to your GP when you’re feeling unsafe. As a GP, it’s important for me to remind my patients that …

DocQ: Top surgery with Dr Rhys Young

As we approach the top of 2023, let’s talk about top surgery. It’s summertime, the sun’s out, and the beach is calling your name. For many transmasc or non-binary folk, this can be a big trigger for chest dysphoria. While some people use tapes or binders to help manage their dysphoria, some people will choose …

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Doc Q: 5 Myths about STIs that doctors see every day

Chlamydia, gonorrhoea & syphilis. Oh my! These sneaky little buggers are all around town and if you’re getting down & dirty, there’s a good chance you might be meeting one soon. There are a lot of myths out there about STIs so let’s break down some of the most common ones that we doctors see …

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How to get the most out of your GP appointment

At year’s end, a lot of people take the opportunity to check in with their GP. Perhaps to refill a PrEP script, plan for an annual screening or finally get that funky lump checked out. Seeing the doctor can seem a chore. I’ve got some tips to help you get the most out of your …

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5G, Microchips & Blood clots – Oh my! Doc Q on vaccination

Have you had your COVID-19 jab yet? If you haven’t then you’ve probably got some questions, and rather than watching a dodgy internet news show about vaccination or waiting for another announcement by Scotty from Marketing, why not ask DocQ! Dr Rhys Young is a proud member of the LGBTQ+ community and has a special …

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Moist? Doc Q recommends lube anyway: wetter is better

No matter how you like to play, squirting some lube on during sex is always a great idea. Don’t get me wrong, when things are heating up our bodies are designed to make things a little moister. But this shouldn’t stop you from reaching into that top draw for that bottle of sweet sweet lube. …

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Doc Q: Do you feel hot or not? Dr Rhys Young on libido

Dr Rhys Young asks has COVID increased or decreased your libido? Do you feel hot, or not? How’s your sex drive? Doc Q has the answers. Dr Rhys Young is a proud member of the LGBTQ+ community and has a special interest in LGBTQ+ individual & family health. He believes in the importance of good …

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Much loved Doc Q Fiona Bisshop passes torch to Dr Rhys Young

Much loved Doc Q Fiona Bisshop passes the torch this month to Dr Rhys Young. Dr Bisshop began penning her regular column for QNews almost a dozen years ago. In addition to becoming our longest surviving columnist, she’s also been one of the most loved and respected. My dear readers, Can you believe I’ve been …

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Doc Q on Aussie COVID19 vaccination: Get your vacc on!

Well, folks, the day has finally arrived. The SARS-COV2 COVID19 vaccination rollout has begun. So, when your turn comes, get your vacc on. You might know that Australia’s COVID19 vaccination plan includes two different vaccines. The mRNA Pfizer vaccine arrived first and was offered to very high-risk groups including frontline workers. (Who knew that also …

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