Learn about the different types of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), like herpes, chlamydia, and HPV, and get information on testing, symptoms, treatments, telling your partner, and prevention.
Talking to your significant other or sex partner about sexually transmitted infections can be downright scary, but disclosing your status is crucial, according to herpes activists — here’s why.
A genital herpes diagnosis can lead to feelings of depression and anxiety — among other struggles. Here’s how to combat the stigma and take care of your mental health.
The recommended single dose of the antibiotic metronidazole or tinidazole doesn’t always eliminate trichomoniasis, the most common curable STD.
Preliminary information from the CDC suggests nearly 2.3 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis were diagnosed in the U.S. in 2017.
"What I once viewed as a near-death sentence to my love life and identity transformed into a sense of purpose that still guides me today."
Alzheimer's and the herpes virus may seem like unlikely partners, but they may have more in common than scientists once thought.
Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D., LCCE, CLC, AdvCD(DONA) is a childbirth educator, doula, founder of Childbirth.org, and author.
Emily Depasse is currently working on her MSW and MEd Human Sexuality. Her research interests include sexually transmitted infections, specifically genital herpes, and the role that female body image plays in shaping sexual experiences.