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  1. Worst Case Scenarios With Various Untreated STDs

    Worst Case Scenarios With Various Untreated STDs
    Whether because there is a lack of symptoms, embarrassment, or a general fear of the unknown, many people out there simply avoid getting themselves tested for sexually transmitted diseases. The STD rates have literally skyrocketed following the advent of dating apps, while STD screening prevalence has declined. This has already led to around 20 million new STI cases each...
  2. What are the Chances of Catching an STD?

    What are the Chances of Catching an STD?
    Do you know that you can reduce your chances of catching an STD and still have an amazing sex life? Sex is not supposed to be a terrifying practice. In fact, if done properly, it should make both partners feel the exact opposite of terrifying. Still, the threat of catching sexually transmitted diseases is good enough to make an...
  3. STDs You Can Get Without Having Sex

    STDs You Can Get Without Having Sex
    Do you know you can still contract some of the STDs even without having sex? You do not really have to be sexually active to catch a sexually transmitted disease. Before you dive into the specifics of how it is even possible, it is important for you to first understand a few terminologies. When it comes to ‘sex’, it generally...
  4. How Soon Can I Get Tested After Having Unprotected Sex?

    How Soon Can I Get Tested After Having Unprotected Sex?
    So you have had unprotected sex and now you are worried about being exposed to STDs. STD testing does not really have to be a discussion made on a dinner table, but if it comes up, how are you going to handle it? Every person who is sexually active should get tested for STDs at some point, especially after they...
  5. Sex Trends And Teens - Tips to Talk About Sex with Teens

    Sex Trends And Teens - Tips to Talk About Sex with Teens
    Sex education is important! For this reason, you should talk to your teens about sex. Sex education is offered in many schools today, but as a parent, you should not count on the classroom learning and instructions alone. Sex education must continue at home, too. This will greatly help your teen learn more about sex. The fundamentals of sex...
  6. Mycoplasma Genitalium (Mgen) - A Lesser Known STD

    Mycoplasma Genitalium (Mgen) - A Lesser Known STD
    A lesser-known sexually transmitted disease that has lately grabbed more attention may actually be rather common, according to new research. The research showed that Mycoplasma genitalium (Mgen), which is considered to be sexually transmitted disease, infects more than 1% of people aging 16 to 44 in the UK. That makes around 250,000 people, as per the UK census data. Research...
  7. What is The Cause And Symptoms of Genital Warts?

    What is The Cause And Symptoms of Genital Warts?
    Genital warts are one of the most common types of sexually transmitted diseases. Nearly, all people who are sexually active will contract this infection at least once in their life. This type of infection is caused due to human papillomavirus (HPV). Women are more prone to developing genital warts than men. As the name of the virus implies, genital warts...
  8. Is My Rash Cold Sore or Something Else?

    Is My Rash Cold Sore or Something Else?
    If you get painful blisters on any part of your body, they are known as cold sores. These are usually caused by a virus, but not the one that makes you sneeze and sniffle. Cold sores occur due to an infection that is called a herpes simplex virus or HSV. Cold Sore Symptoms Cold sores, also known as fever...
  9. HPV in Men and Women – Learn More about the ‘Silent Killer’

    HPV in Men and Women – Learn More about the ‘Silent Killer’
    The Human papillomavirus, which is generally referred to as HPV, is a commonly occurring sexually transmitted disease in the U.S. An individual who is sexually active may contract this infection at some point. HPV affects the moist membranes and skin that lines the body. It is basically a group of more than 100 viruses, and different types of HPV affect...
  10. What are Super STDs? STDs are Becoming Untreatable

    What are Super STDs? STDs are Becoming Untreatable
    New diseases keep emerging every time, and sexually transmitted infections, which are also called as the sexually transmitted diseases, STDs are no exception. Sexually transmitted infections could lead to a serious public health threat if left untreated. What are STDs All About? Sexually transmitted diseases are the ones that transmit from one individual to another via sexual contact. These mainly...

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