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  1. Kissing May Cause Oral Gonorrhea

    Kissing May Cause Oral Gonorrhea
    Is it possible for you to contract an STD from kissing only? The fact is that there are specific sexually transmitted infections that are transmittable via kissing. Two of the most common ones are cytomegalovirus and herpes simplex virus. Kissing happens to be one of the most exciting parts of any relationship. However, you may also feel wary of...
  2. New Chlamydia Test Offers Rapid Results

    New Chlamydia Test Offers Rapid Results
    A test for the most common STD, Chlamydia, reportedly delivers accurate and quick result fast enough that someone can be assured whether they have the infection within 15 minutes. Experts state that their patients can acquire results before they even leave their doctor’s office, which allows them to get started with their treatments as quickly as possible. The prompt results...
  3. How A STD Becomes Untreatable?

    How A STD Becomes Untreatable?
    Sexually transmitted infections are contracted from one individual to another via anal, vaginal or oral sex. STIs are extremely common. The fact of the matter is, nearly 20 million new cases show up in the United States every year, with 50 percent of these STD cases generally affecting people between the age group of 15 and 25. The best...
  4. How Dating Apps Influence the Rise of STD's

    How Dating Apps Influence the Rise of STD's
    Dating apps have been considered as the vital reason for the dramatic rise of the sexually transmitted diseases. Sexually transmitted infections are rising at a startling rate, but there is also a need to consider the larger trends to understand the implications these dating apps have. An increase in STDs over the last decade has people pointing fingers at...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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. Every person who is sexually active should get tested for STDs at some point, especially after they have had unprotected sex. However, which tests, and when mainly depends on their personal risk factors. Oftentimes screening is not necessary. But if it is recommended, and...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...

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