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Do STD Tests Check For Herpes?

Do STD Tests Check For Herpes?

July 2, 2018

Herpes is an STD caused by either the HSV-1 or HSV-2 virus. The CDC estimates that around 776.000 individuals in the US are infected every year, but it cannot differentiate between cases of oral and genital herpes. Read this article to learn what to do if you suspect recent exposure to this STD and what tests can help you detect the infection.

Trichomoniasis In Men

Trichomoniasis In Men

June 29, 2018

Trichomoniasis is one of the most common STDs in the US. It is spread very easily during any kind of sexual intercourse, but the good news is that it is easily treated if diagnosed in time. It is much more common in women but men can also be affected. Read this article if you want to know more about trichomoniasis in men.

Is Hepatitis C Contagious?

Is Hepatitis C Contagious?

June 27, 2018

Hepatitis C is a virus that causes liver inflammation and many other serious health problems if left undetected and untreated. In its later stages, the disease can even cause the death of the infected person. Therefore, it is extremely important to know how one gets hepatitis C and whether or not they can transmit the infection further. Read this article for more information.

Chlamydia Symptoms In Men

Chlamydia Symptoms In Men

June 25, 2018

Chlamydia is one of the infamous “silent STDs,” which means you can carry the infection for a long time without exhibiting any symptoms. If you suspect recent exposure to chlamydia, it is crucial that you test for the STD immediately. We also recommend reading this in-depth guide on chlamydia symptoms in men to learn how this STD actually manifests.

Confidential STD Tests

Confidential STD Tests

June 20, 2018

You may perceive STD testing as an embarrassing experience, but you should not avoid getting tested at the cost of developing serious health issues. With modern at-home and walk-in STD testing companies, you do not even have to leave your home or tell the front desk staff why you came to the testing center. Read this article to learn more about the top confidential STD tests on the market.

Can Gonorrhea Be Cured?

Can Gonorrhea Be Cured?

June 18, 2018

Gonorrhea is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the US that can cause a number of long-term health problems if left undetected. There is a lot of misinformation out there when it comes to this STD, one of which concerns its overall curability. Read this short article to learn whether gonorrhea can be successfully treated or not.

Can You Get Chlamydia From Kissing

Can You Get Chlamydia From Kissing?

June 14, 2018

The Internet is full of misinformation when it comes to sexually transmitted diseases, spreading false claims regarding transmissions, incubation periods, diagnostics, miracle cures, and many other aspects of these maladies. Read this article to learn all about how chlamydia is transmitted and whether or not you can contract it through kissing.

How To Tell Someone You Have Herpes

How To Tell Someone You Have Herpes

May 16, 2018

Dating with herpes is definitely not a walk in the park and choosing the right words, setting, and moment to tell your partner about your condition can make or break your relationship. Read this article to learn how to tell someone you have herpes and then start working on a plan to break the news to your partner as gently as possible.

Everything You Need To Know About Hepatitis B Testing

Everything You Need To Know About Hepatitis B Testing

May 4, 2018

Hepatitis B is a highly contagious liver disease spread through direct contact with infected blood and other bodily fluids, sexual intercourse, intravenous drug injection, etc. The disease can also be passed on from mothers to children during childbirth. Read our latest guide to learn how to prevent or detect this dangerous disease.

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