Category: STD Prevention

Can a Virgin Have an STD?

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 […]


Why should I get tested for STDs?

What would you say to someone who asked you why they should get tested for STDs? Well for starters, there are STDs that can kill you! We all know the HIV/AIDS story–we have all read the heartbreaking stories of a child born with AIDS, struggling to live life on a daily basis with a weakened, […]


“The Clap:” Gonorrhea’s Other Name

“Avoid the Clap, Jimmy Dugan” – A League of their Own (Motion Picture)   With all due respect to one of my favorite fictional baseball managers, the clap is not a laughing matter. The clap is not a subset of gonorrhea. It is gonorrhea. “The clap” is just a nickname.   How did gonorrhea become known […]


Oral Chlamydia: Can Chlamydia infect your mouth?

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 […]


Protection For Females: Female Condoms

  As a sexually active female, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are something that should always be on your mind. Relying on the male to wear a condom, is not always the best option. You should be in control of your body and protect yourself with a female condom. This will also give you peace of […]


What Are The Differences In Condoms?

Using the right condom can really influence your sexual experience. This is probably the main reason why the majority of people prefer some condoms to others. While some want a paramount feeling of safety, others enjoy thinner condoms that allow them to feel closer to their sexual partner. And even if you do not have […]