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Want to know if your partner has been tested? Here’s how to start the conversation.

There is nothing more likely to kill the mood than having to have “the talk”. Bringing up the idea of STIs might not be the sexiest thing to do, but…

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Early HIV infection

Early HIV infection refers to the six-month period after acquiring an HIV infection.  After initial infection, the virus multiplies rapidly, with extremely high viral loads occurring within 2-4 weeks of…

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How do you know if you have an STI?

When sexually active, one of the most important things to keep in mind is the possibility of acquiring an STI. There are many cautionary steps that you can take to…

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How to maneuver dating with an STI

Dating in the 21st century is full of impersonal moments. Swipe left, swipe right…judge your potential romance based off of 3 pictures. Sometimes this can make us feel detached. So…

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Have an STI? Here are 5 helpful tips on how to tell your partner

Hearing that you have an STI can feel scary and shocking. You never expected YOU would get an infection. You’ll have lots of questions and worries. You will probably wonder…

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STIs: Here’s how to prevent, treat, and manage.

While there are many different preventative steps one can take to try to avoid an STI (check out this blog on risk factors), the simple fact of the matter is…

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Help! It’s burning down there

Infections that can cause genital discomfort and their symptoms Many things can cause burning in your pelvic area. Whether it be burning when you pee, pain with sex, itching or…

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PrEP and HIV, the most common questions answered

Have you heard that there is a pill you can take every day to prevent HIV? Pretty amazing, isn’t it? Taking daily medication prior to being exposed to HIV is…