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Disclosing HSV (or any other STD) – Should I Tell People I Have an STD – STD Podcast
We’re back for another installment of the STD podcast, hosted by The STI Project’s STD+ Founder, Jenelle Marie Pierce. Today, we’re talking about disclosing HSV (or any other STD) and whether or not you should tell people that you have an STD. Since we’re only in week 2 of reintroducing the podcast, after a few […]
Herpes No Condom – On Sex without Condoms- STD Podcast
Welcome back to The STI Project’s STD Podcast! Do you remember our podcast from a few years ago? Probably not. I don’t really either. It’s been a long time. So let’s start again by talking about Herpes No Condom or Sex without a Condom… Are you excited? We are. This is a question we receive […]
Why Do My Balls Hurt? Common Causes of Testicular Pain
This guest post was written by Brett Warren, a Sexual Health Counselor at First American Service Group. FASG, Inc. has been providing sexual health information and medical testing services online in the US since 2013 through its subsidiary STDAware.com, trusted online STD testing providers. Testicles are egg-shaped reproductive organs in the scrotum. Pain in the testicles can […]
What You Need to Know About STDs: How You Get Them and Treat Them
This feature article was written by freelance writer, Jenna. There are a lot of misconceptions out there about STDs and how they can and can’t be contracted. And while we’ve already laid the ‘can I get an STD from a toilet seat’ issue to rest, it seems like this might be a good time to go […]
Talking to Your Kids About STDs & Safer Sex
Reader Submitted Question: I’m a 37-year-old nurse, and yesterday, I was diagnosed with herpes. I thought I had a pimple that just wouldn’t go away, but my practitioner started me on treatment yesterday. Long story short, I led a very active sex life when I was a teen. I don’t want my 12-year-old daughter to […]
Dear Sexologist – Can You Get an STD from a Toilet or Shower?
This guest post was written by one of our contributors, Dr. Megan Stubbs, an energetic multi-media savvy Sexologist. Reader Submitted Question Dear Sexologist, I’m a college student, and I live in a dorm with a community bathroom facility. I heard that one of the girls down the hall has an STD, and now I’m worried about […]
Should I Tell Past Partners I Have a Sexually Transmitted Infection?
Reader Submitted Question: I am in my 20’s, and I contracted HSV1 when I was a teenager. I had sexual contact with one male and had safe sex with another male, and both did not know I carried the virus then. I have struggled for the last few years with HSV1 but have a supportive family & boyfriend. […]