Posts Tagged ‘hpv’

STD Dictionary: Slang Terms

STD Dictionary

There are a range of different sexually transmitted diseases and they all have scientific names that can be difficult to get your tongue around. Fortunately, there are slang terms that make things easier for us mere mortals. In this article, we will have a look at the most common sexually transmitted diseases and common slang […]


Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Did you know that approximately two million pregnant women suffer from STDs at this point? This is what the Center for Disease Control reports and yet, many women have no idea that these diseases can infect them. Sex education is more important than ever, both for women carrying a baby and those who do not. […]


Controversy over HPV Vaccines

Human papillomavirus or HPV has haunted the mankind for so long, spreading over 170 strains and infecting millions of people worldwide. Even though the majority of these strains are actually harmless, many have serious effects on the person’s health. Take for example the subtypes 6 and 11. These lead to genital warts. Subtype 18 leads […]


What Causes Genital Warts And What Are they?

Genital warts can be one of the more embarrassing and awkward topics to discuss not just with your partner but with your family and most of all your doctor. A specific virus, the Human Papillomavirus or HPV, causes genital warts. These warts impact both men and women, but women are more susceptible than men. Genital […]