Can I get Chlamydia from oral sex? The short answer is, “Yes.” The act of oral sex can and is responsible for the transmission and spread of many types of STD’s. The three most common STD’s that are transmitted by oral sex are Chlamydia, Syphilis, and Gonorrhea. In 2016, according to the CDC chlamydia was […]
Travelers who have unprotected, casual sex are at high risk for STDs. Actually, 20% of travelers confirmed that they have had casual sex with a partner they met in a foreign country. According to researchers, the excitement from being abroad and the effects of alcohol and drugs may encourage people to participate in activities that […]
While both viruses and bacteria can cause a variety of infections that range from mild to serious, these are two very different things. Therefore, knowing the difference between viral infections and bacterial infections is highly important, since wrongful treatment may lead to much more serious health issues and even antibiotic resistance. Viruses vs. Bacteria Viruses […]
If you are a male who has recently had unprotected sex or taken part in risky sexual behavior, you may be wondering how to get tested for an STD. This is a great question and is the first step in taking control over your sexual health. Read on to find out the testing methods for […]
Interrupting the “moment” to find and put on a condom can be less than sexy. But what’s even less sexy is having to make, or receive, a call a few weeks or month later to say that you have an STD. Read on to find out how using condoms can protect you and your sexual […]
Dr. Bobby Lazzara of the Medical News Minute shares important knowledge about HIV, the Virus that causes AIDS. Learn about the symptoms and causes of HIV-1 and HIV-2 as well as who is at risk for acquiring HIV.