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.
Health experts have known for decades that certain infectious agents can be found in semen, but scientists have made discoveries that have expanded that list.
Telling your partner you have an STD can be nerve-wracking. But here’s why it’s important.
Not all of us (especially teens and young adults) consider oral sex to be real sex. But should we?
Rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis in the United States have never been higher. And older adults aren’t immune to the trend.
You probably know that having unprotected sex puts you at a higher risk of contracting a Sexually Transmitted Disease. What you might not know is that STDs can sometimes lead to infertility. Teens and young adults between the ages of 15 and 26 are mo...
Free from the watchful eyes of parents, college students are primed to let loose, party and enjoy all that college life has to offer.
Trichomoniasis is one of the most common STDs, with about 4 million new cases in the U.S. annually. Older women are more likely than younger women to have been infected.
For many reasons, sexually transmitted diseases are rising among older adults, with potentially serious health consequences.
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are about twice as likely to be transmitted from a man to a woman as from a woman to a man.