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Can My Birth Control Protect me from STDs?

That depends on what type of birth control you’re using!   Like many things in life, being sexually active can carry risk: emotional vulnerability, unintended pregnancy, and sexually transmitted infections…

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Does douching protect you from STDs?

When it comes to avoiding infection, health care professionals consistently recommend regular washing. It follows then, that regular douching would be a healthy practice, right? Wrong. Most doctors recommend that…

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Starting the STD testing conversation

You’re coming back from an incredible date and you’ve decided to take the next step with a new partner. You two are back in your room now and the last…

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The first signs of HIV

People often overlook the first signs of HIV which is why many people live with the infection for years before even knowing they’re HIV positive. So first of all, commend…

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How do you know if you have an STI?

Everybody having any type of sex has a chance of getting an STI. There are lots of steps that we can take to try to avoid them, but the fact…

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Dating with an STI

There are two basic rules to dating with a STI: Tell potential sexual contacts about your STI Tell them before you have sex and ideally before things are hot and…

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How to tell a partner you have an STI: 5 helpful tips

Hearing that you have an STI can be scary and shocking. A flurry of questions and concerns could be going through your mind: How did this happen? Who gave it…

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How to Manage, Prevent and Treat STIs

While there are many different ways we can change our behavior to try to avoid STIs, the simple fact of the matter is that STIs happen. We’re here to provide…