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HIV Symptoms Women

↵*HIV Symptoms Women Need to Know About

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is an unbiased offender, with similar signs and symptoms affecting everyone who contracts it­ – but there are some HIV symptoms women in particular need to know about. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over one million Americans are currently living with HIV. It is time for each […]

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how to test for herpes

↵How To Test For Herpes

When discussing how to test for herpes, it is important to first know the difference between Herpes Simplex Virus 1 (HSV-1) and Herpes Simplex Virus 2 (HSV-2). Typically, HSV-1 is most known for cold sores near the mouth, since this strain of the virus is categorized for oral infections. HSV-2 is what is commonly referred […]

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Crabs the STD

↵Learn the Truth About Crabs the STD

Crabs are great at a restaurant, but today we’re talking about crabs the STD. While both types of crabs may be common “gifts” to receive during a date that ends in the bedroom, crabs the STD are a lot less fun. The Truth About Crabs the STD First off, crabs are technically not an sexually […]

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where to go to get tested for stds

Where Can I Go to Get Tested For STDs?

Order Your At Home STD Test Now Where Can I Go to Get Tested For STDs? A lot of people think that they need to head to a clinic or doctor’s office for a proper checkup for sexually transmitted diseases and infections. Fortunately, this couldn’t be farther from the truth. Today we’re going to explore […]

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Signs of Syphilis

The Sneaky Signs of Syphilis

The signs of syphilis are more complicated to explain than just providing a simple list. In fact, a wide variety of symptoms often hide within several stages of this sexually transmitted infection (STI). Today, we’ll take a closer look at these stages to help you understand the possible signs of syphilis. It is one of the […]

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STI signs and symptoms

↵STI Signs and Symptoms You Need to Know

Do you know the most common STI signs and symptoms? The answer might be trickier than you think! Many STI signs and symptoms are difficult to detect. Often they can be easily confused with other common ailments. You may think you have a cold or a common urinary tract infection… but the true culprit may be […]

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Syphilis in Women

↵On the Lookout: Syphilis in Women

Syphilis may be scary, but syphilis in women can specifically carry some extra complexities. While most STIs affect everyone, some affect the female body in different, and often more complicated, ways. Syphilis is definitely one of these. Today we’ll examine the common signs and symptoms of syphilis in women. Many of these affect men as well, so […]

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Body Crabs

↵Don’t Let Body Crabs Ruin Your Sex Life

Who wants to talk about body crabs? Everyone, right? Awesome. Let’s take a look at pubic and body crabs to figure out how these fascinating (and horrifying) little creatures can affect your sex life. Then let’s discuss how to get rid of them. What Are Body Crabs? Crabs are a weird type of sexually transmitted […]

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STD signs and symptoms

Warning Signs & Symptoms of Most Common STDs

Order Your At Home STD Test Now Do you know the warning signs & symptoms of most common STDs? The answer might be trickier than you think! Many STD signs and symptoms may be undetectable. Others may be rather evident.  Some can even be confused with other common ailments like urinary tract infections or the […]

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how do you get the clap?

↵How Do You Get The Clap?

How do you get “the Clap”? That may seem like a silly question, but it’s actually one of the more frequent queries we receive from readers. Today, let’s take a closer look at this question. Together, we’ll examine “how do you get the Clap” and “how do you treat the Clap.” One in the Same: […]

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signs and symptoms of HIV

Recognizing Signs and Symptoms of HIV

Order Your At Home STD Test Now Let’s talk about the signs and symptoms of HIV. As one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the United States, knowing how to detect Human Immunodeficiency Virus is more important than ever before. It can affect anyone, regardless of race, gender, age, or sexual orientation. And unfortunately, […]

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Signs and Symptoms of Trich

↵It’s Tricky: Know the Signs and Symptoms of Trich

Let’s talk about the signs and symptoms of trich! As one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs), trichomoniasis (commonly known as “trich”) is spreading like wildfire. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that approximately 3.7 million people are infected with trich in the United States. Unfortunately, many of us have […]

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