Sexual Health

What You Need To Know About Human Papillomavirus

What You Need To Know About Human Papillomavirus

Last updated:Thursday, July 14, 2011Human papillomavirus is commonly known as HPV.  It can affect both men and women.  The results of human papillomavirus can range from minor to life-threatening.  The more you know about this virus, the better position you will be in to safeguard your health. There are almost two hundred recognized viruses...

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Syphilis – Causes, Symptoms And Treatments

Syphilis – Causes, Symptoms And Treatments

Last updated:Wednesday, July 6, 2011Syphilis is one of the most dreadful sexually transmitted diseases. It is caused due to sexual intercourse or direct contact with open sores of the affected person. This disease is caused by a kind of bacteria called as Treponema Pallidum. The initial stage of this infection can be recognized by...

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Staying Healthy With Regular STD Testing

Staying Healthy With Regular STD Testing

Last updated:Monday, January 2, 2017There are a few different types of STD testing currently in use, each of which screens for different types of infections. Blood tests, which are used to identify diseases such as HIV, hepatitis, and herpes are among the most commonly issued tests, and should be sought out by any sexually...

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Gonorrhea Spread By Uninformed Teens

Gonorrhea Spread By Uninformed Teens

Last updated:Wednesday, April 13, 2011Its shocking that 1 in 4 teens have been diagnosed with an STD. Out of 800,000 CDC/niaid cases world wide 63 million are diagnosed with Gonorrhea. More teens are admitting to be sexually active as well as having multiple partners. It’s time to educate ourselves as well as today’s’ young...

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Why Parents Should Talk To Their Teens About STDs

Why Parents Should Talk To Their Teens About STDs

Last updated:Monday, January 2, 2017Parenting is hard and it is even worse when one has to deal with growing children. One of the most challenging talks parents can share with their teen age is one that deals with sexually transmitted diseases. There are parents out there who find this task difficult and feel ashamed...

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Could You Have A Chlamydia Infection?

Could You Have A Chlamydia Infection?

Last updated:Tuesday, June 30, 2015Chlamydia is one of the most prevalent of all sexually transmitted infections. This is mostly because this condition often causes no symptoms in its initial phases, but is highly contagious. However, if it is left without being seen to, then it can cause some serious and lasting health problems. So...

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What You Should Know About Herpes

What You Should Know About Herpes

Last updated:Thursday, December 9, 2010Living with the virus herpes can be challenging, especially during those times of outbreaks. However, the good news is you do not suffer alone. Literally millions of people are in the same situation as you are about this virus. Knowing the things you can do to make life easier when...

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