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.
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."
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Herpes is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs), but it can be managed. Here’s what you need to know.
In a small pilot study, researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston compared gene expression in men and women infected with gonorrhea and identified a number of gender-specific characteristics.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that more than 2 million new cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis were reported in the United States in 2016, the highest number ever recorded. There were 1.6 million new cases of chlamydia, ...
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.