Category: STD Prevention

Video: Herpes 1 (Oral Herpes) Facts and Symptoms with Dr. Bobby Lazzara

  Herpes 1, also known as HSV-1 (Herpes Simplex Virus 1) or “oral herpes”, affects an estimated 50% of adults in the United States. Learn about symptoms and treatment for HSV-1 in this video by Dr. Bobby Lazzara of the Medical News Minute. Where can I learn more about herpes? Learn more about herpes in […]


Video: Chlamydia Facts and Symptoms with Dr. Bobby Lazzara

  In this video, Dr. Bobby Lazzara of the Medical News Minute shares chlamydia basics for STDAware.com. Learn the causes, methods of transmission, and symptoms of this sexually transmitted disease as well as who should be tested and what type of treatment is available.   Where can I learn more about chlamydia? Learn more about […]


STDs In the Transgender Population

With an estimated 1 million adults in America being thought to identify themselves as transgender, the issue of STDs in this segment of the population is a really important one. What is the current situation like when it comes to STDs? Are people within this segment more at risk? Is this really still an issue […]


STD Fetishes

Fetishes are defined as a non-sexual body part, object or action that abnormally creates sexual desire. Fetishes are generally considered outside the realm of normal sexual activity but they can be harmless fun and very exciting for the participants. That said, there are times when fetishes cross over from harmless fun to risky behavior and […]


Cutting Holes in Condoms:  Sabotage Legalities

When considering sexual assault, it’s common to think only of stranger raping a woman in some secluded location or someone molesting a child. However, there is much more to sexual assault than just scenarios like these. You’ve probably heard stories of women who lied about taking contraceptives to get pregnant. There is actually a term for it. It is […]


History Of Herpes: Where Did It Come From?

Here is an interesting fact – some of the most famous writers in the world spoke of herpes a long time ago, even Shakespeare.  In his famous Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare says: ”O’er ladies lips, who straight on kisses dream, which oft the angry Mab with blisters plagues, because their breaths with sweetmeats tainted are.” […]


What If I’ve Never Been Tested for STDs?

According to shocking surveys, nearly half of the population has never been tested for STDs. The fertility app called Kindara asked 1,000 women and men about their opinions regarding safe sex. 44% of men and 30% of women confessed to having never been tested for sexually transmitted diseases. People are playing Russian roulette with their sex life! […]


Differences Between Herpes Simplex I And Herpes Simplex II

Herpes is a common sexually transmitted disease that can easily be spread. Even without visible symptoms, this disease can be spread to sexual partners. There are many things to know about herpes, but you should be aware that there are two types of viruses – herpes simplex I and herpes simplex II. One out of […]


Who’s The Most At Risk For STDs?

Scientists cannot really say if you are at increased risk of STDs, since some types of diseases are more prevalent in some groups, locations and communities than others. When it comes to STDs, the risk is not really about where you live or who you are, but about what you do. Of course, locations with […]


Which State Has the Highest STD Rates

Sexually transmitted diseases are dangerous and they are everywhere. In places where people are most careless about their sexual health, STDs can spread rapidly. According to estimates, treating STDs in the US costs the country $16 billion every year. At this point, there are approximately 30 million infections being transmitted yearly, half of them in people aged […]