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oral herpesHerpes

Herpes is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the U.S. It’s an infection caused by two different but closely related viruses, called Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 … read more

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Molluscum ContagiosumMolluscum Contagiosum

Molluscum contagiosum is a common skin infection caused by a virus. It’s annoying, but not dangerous. Anyone can get it, but it’s most common among children who are 1-10 years … read more

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female gender symbolChlamydia

Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the US. It’s caused by bacteria that can infect the vagina, cervix, fallopian tubes, anus, urethra, throat, or eye. … read more

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pubic lousePubic Lice (“Crabs”)

Pubic lice are tiny, round, wingless insects that live on the skin. They’re also called crabs because they have “claws,” which they use to hang on to hair. They’re light … read more

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female gender symbolSyphilis

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a spirochete (a very small organism). It can affect the entire body and needs to be treated with antibiotics early to avoid … read more

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male condomCondoms: Male Condoms

The male condom is a sheath (or covering) worn over the penis during sexual activity. It prevents pregnancy by acting as a barrier, preventing semen from entering the vagina so … read more

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Man's Hands Unwrapping a CondomLately my friends have been talking about sex and I’ve been really trying not to think about it much because I really don’t have time for it but…it’s been bothering me for a while now…if your partner wears a condom and it breaks, what could happen and could I still get diseases?

It’s normal to have questions and be curious about sex and it’s also normal to not want to think about it because you have many other more important things on … read more

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