Sexual Health

I Was Born This Way

[ad_1] I was born HIV positive. My parents spent their entire lives in an African country called Burkina Faso. In Africa, there are severe stigmas around STIs and HIV, so they’re something that’s never talked about. Unlike in America, and especially back in the 90s, healthcare practices in Africa were not safe. It was common …

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Is it the Flu or an STD? 11 Signs You Need to get Tested Immediately

[ad_1] If you’re experiencing some bodily discomfort, don’t be so quick to chalk it up to the flu. There are a lot of flu-like symptoms of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) that disguise themselves as normal body ailments. If you’re sexually active, and you’re experiencing some unfamiliar symptoms, read this list! These symptoms may seem like …

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STD Testing For Men

[ad_1] Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) do not discriminate; anyone who is sexually active is at some level of risk. Men and women both encounter the same STDs, they usually develop the same symptoms, and they are medically treated similarly. So, that being said, are there any differences between men and women when it comes to …

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STD Incubation Periods: When to Get Tested for STDs

[ad_1] Table of Contents: Chlamydia Incubation Period Gonorrhea Incubation Period Syphilis Incubation Period Hepatitis Incubation Period Herpes Incubation Period HIV Incubation Period Trichomoniasis Incubation Period Let’s say you’ve recently had unprotected sex and now you’re worried that you may have picked up a sexually transmitted disease (STD). With STD rates rising higher than ever before, …

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