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Which STI Tests Do You Need?

You may want to get tested for everything, but most of the time, that's not necessary. Here's what you should be tested for and when.

By Eileen Bailey

What You Need to Know About Genital Warts and HPV

HPV is so common that doctors predict almost everyone will someday contract it if not vaccinated. But what about genital warts?

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

How to Navigate Oral Sex With HSV-1 and HSV-2

If someone with a cold sore performs oral sex on a partner, can the partner get genital herpes? Get the answer this and other oral herpes questions here.

By Emily Depasse

Genital Herpes: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Herpes is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs), but it can be managed. Here’s what you need to know.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Gonorrhea: Symptoms and Treatments

Learn all about this common sexually transmitted disease (STD), its signs, and when to get tested.

By Eileen Bailey

Chlamydia: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Chlamydia: It’s the most common bacterial STD in the United States. And you could have it without even knowing it.

By Eileen Bailey

Quiz: Can You Tell the STD Myths From the Facts?

How much do you know about sexually transmitted diseases? Test your knowledge.

By Eileen Bailey

What’s the Difference Between The Herpes Viruses?

Is a cold sore the same virus as genital herpes? Can you get HSV-1 and HSV-2 genitally? Get the answers to these and other herpes questions.

By Emily Depasse