Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted infection that has dated back to medieval times. However, the earliest records of this disease date back to the 1600s. This disease caused a widespread of infection causing the English parliament to enact a law to prevent the spread. So, how did gonorrhea start and why was it called the […]
Did you know that steamy one-night-stand you just had could make you a criminal? Depending on the State in which you live, the transmission of a sexually transmitted disease (STD) to another person could be a criminal or civil offense. Failure to disclose your STD status with any sexual partner could result in legal action. […]
Can a virgin have a sexually transmitted disease? Many people would assume that this question can be answered quite simply: “NO!” or “It’s impossible!” If you were one of those people, you might be surprised to learn that a virgin can have and spread STDs. How can that be? After all, if two partners are “virgins,” this […]
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 […]
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.