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Signs & Symptoms Of Cervical Cancer

Order Your At Home STD Test Now In the early stages of Cervical Cancer, the disease shows little — to no — signs or symptoms. Regular pap screenings for women are essential to check for abnormal cells in the cervix. If abnormal cells are detected, they can be monitored and treated as quickly as possible. […]

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Can STDs Cause Birth Defects?

STDs pose a special risk for women who are pregnant and their infants. If a mother is diagnosed with an STD, the fetus is at a much higher risk than normal of becoming infected. STDs and STIs including chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes, and cytomegalovirus (CMV) can be passed from mother to child during delivery, especially if […]

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What Is The Difference Between Pap Testing And HPV Testing?

Order Your At Home STD Test Now Over 13,000 women each year are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the United States. However, cervical cancers are one of the most preventable cancers. Cervical cancer can be prevented with early detection and treatment of abnormal cell changes that happen in the cervix before cancer develops. Cells in the […]

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The Benefits Of Masturbation

Order Your At Home STD Test Now Touching Yourself: The Health Benefits of Masturbation Masturbation! Nearly everybody does it, but almost nobody talks about it. Well today, we’re breaking the mold. Let’s dispel some myths and talk about the surprising benefits of this healthy activity! Taking Down Masturbation Myths There are plenty of urban legends […]

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Are Ovarian Reserve AMH Tests Accurate?

Order Your At Home STD Test Now Understanding fertility has always been a challenge for doctors and scientists alike. Between the recent male fertility crisis and the ongoing research behind the multidimensional puzzles of women fertility, knowing whether or not you and your spouse may be able to have children is very important. For women […]

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Causes Of Female Pain During Sex

Order Your At Home STD Test Now  Typically speaking, vaginal penetration is not a painful activity. Yet sometimes, discomfort or pain can occur while having sex. There are a number of underlying issues that could irritate this sensitive area of the female body. Let’s talk about the causes of female pain during sex and how […]

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What STDs Can Cause Bugs In Your Vagina?

Order Your At Home STD Test Now On their own, most STDs carry with them a certain amount of grossness. However, if you add bugs in your vagina into that equation, they get quite the more questionable. When it comes to sexually transmitted diseases and infections, parasites and bugs are not all that rare. In […]

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How HIV Symptoms in Women Can Affect a Pregnancy

How HIV/AIDS Symptoms In Women Can Affect Pregnancy

Order Your At Home STD Test Now Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) can affect anyone, but certain HIV symptoms in women can be even more dangerous. An HIV infection can spread to your baby as well. Today, we’re going to examine the specific effects that HIV has on women. This particular sexually transmitted infection may tend […]

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What STDs Can Cause Vaginal Itching?

Order Your At Home STD Test Now Vaginal itching is something that many women have experienced. In fact, it is so common that some women may regard it with little concern. What is uncommon however, is a single clear cause for vaginal itching. Any number of things can cause genital itching and irritation. As a […]

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Can BV Be A Sign Of HIV?

Order Your At Home STD Test Now While there are some symptoms that may suggest you have HIV, Bacterial Vaginosis is not one of them. Bacterial Vaginosis, also known as BV, is a common vaginal infection that usually affects women between the ages of 14 and 44. Some of the symptoms of BV include: A […]

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Urine Trouble: What STDs Cause Frequent Urination?

Order Your At Home STD Test Now Can STDs Cause Frequent Urination? Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Both chlamydia and gonorrhea are STDs that most commonly cause frequent urination. These are among the most common STDs diagnosed in the United States. In fact, as recently as 2016, the CDC reported nearly 1.6 million cases of chlamydia across […]

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Unusual or Foul Vaginal Odor? STD Symptoms

Order Your At Home STD Test Now Have you experienced unusual or foul vaginal odor? STD symptoms can help you get to the root of the problem. You see, vaginal odors can be caused by a number of things. Among them are sexually transmitted diseases and infections. If you’re noticing a change in your natural […]

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