STI prevention

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5 Steps Towards Sexual Health

To celebrate World Sexual Health Month 2019 we’re bringing you a 5-step guide to improving your sexual health. With the start of fall and the new school year in full…

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The Inside Scoop on Internal Condoms

The Basics: Who: Internal condoms can be used by anyone engaging in penetrative sex, specifically those engaging in receptive penetrative sex. What: The FC2 condom, the only FDA approved internal…

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HPV: the STI that most people get without knowing

Reality check: about 80% of sexually active people will contract HPV in their lifetime, and most won’t know they have it.  But don’t freak out – 90% of HPV cases…

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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 vaginal douching protect you from STDs?

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

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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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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…

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What is PrEP and Who is it For?

Word on the street is that there’s a little pill you can take every day to protect yourself from ever getting HIV. But that’s crazy, right? What’s actually crazy is…