STDs and HIV Testing: Frequently Asked Questions

For sexually active adults not in a long term relationship, regular screening for STDs and HIV is recommended. But it can be confusing to know what you should get tested for, how long you need to wait until the test and how often you should get teste...
Eileen Bailey

10 Things You Need to Know About STDs

Approximately 20 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are diagnosed each year according to the U.S.Center for Disease Control and Prevention. If that isn’t scary enough, they also say that worldwide, more than one half of all peo...
Eileen Bailey

STDs in Women Over 50

Dating is no longer only for the young. More women over 50, either divorced or widowed, are entering the dating game than ever before. After years of being in a monogamous relationship, beginning a new sexual relationship can be confusing, and at the ...
Eileen Bailey

Myths about Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

There are many myths and misconceptions about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The following are some common myths and the realities: You are safe from getting or giving STDs if you only have oral sex. STDs can be contracted from skin-to-skin, g...
Eileen Bailey

The Gift that Keeps on Giving: STD's and the Holidays

It’s that time of year again. Maybe you get a nice break from work or school. There are holiday parties to look forward to and the hanging mistletoe conjures romantic visions. But did you also know that this is the time when more people acquire a Sex...
Merely Me

Can Ampiclox Be Used To Treat A Std?

Question Originally asked by Community Member vod454 Can Ampiclox Be Used To Treat A Std? What is Ampiclox used to treat? Can it treat a STD? Answer Ampiclox is used to treat a variety of infections, such as respiratory and gut infections. I recommen...

I Was Tested For Std's While Taking Cipro

Question Originally asked by Community Member golfguy I Was Tested For Std’s While Taking Cipro I was tested for STD’s while taking Cipro. The good news is all tests for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and NGU came back negative. My questions is, since I was th...

Shaving, Waxing and STDs

I’ve recently discovered a huge obsession with pubic hair in today’s world, or at least in the metropolitan city in which I live.
Penelope James

April is STD Awareness Month: What do you know about Gonorrhea?

I am not sure how many people know that April is STD awareness month. Sexually Transmitted Diseases used to be called Venereal Disease and in recent times they are sometimes called Sexually Transmitted Infections. But whatever the name, many of these ...
Merely Me

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