Herpes / Home Remedies / STD

Home Remedies for Herpes

Home Remedies for Herpes: Reducing Outbreaks A number of at home remedies exist to prevent the likelihood of a herpes outbreak. Outbreaks can be caused by a number of environmental and physiological factors such as: Physical or emotional stress Fatigue Menstruation Illness Intercourse Weather (UV rays, cold, heat, or wind) To help reduce the transfer […]

Dr. Hillary Webster
STD / STD Testing

Free STD Testing: San Francisco

Options for Free STD Testing: San Francisco Did you know that there were nearly 2.3 million cases of syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea diagnosed in the US in 2017? When you combine all STDs, about 20 million cases of STDs are transmitted each year in the United States alone. Additionally, diagnosis rates for STDs have risen […]

Leah McCabe
STD / STD Testing

Free STD Testing: New York City

Options for Free STD Testing: New York City According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost 2.3 million cases of gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis were diagnosed in the United States in 2017 (the most recent year for which statistics are available). This is the fourth consecutive year with steep increases in diagnosis […]

Jennifer Nelson
Antibiotics / Chlamydia / Online Prescription / STD

Antibiotics for Chlamydia

Antibiotics for Chlamydia: Understanding Treatment Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that affects both women and men. It is caused by a bacterial infection that is transmitted by having oral, anal, or vaginal sex with a person who already has chlamydia. Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection in the US, yet […]

Shannon Chapman
Herpes / STD

What are the Herpes Stages?

An outbreak of herpes (HSV-1, oral herpes; or HSV-2, genital herpes) has a progression of blister development and healing. The herpes stages includes: the prodrome stage development of blisters development of ulcers healing of ulcers Let’s take a closer look at the herpes stages and what happens during each one. Herpes Stages: 1) Prodrome The […]

Ryan Quinn
Herpes / STD

Herpes Symptoms in Men

Herpes is a virus that causes painful sores and blisters on the skin. The herpes simplex virus is classified under two types: HSV-1 (oral herpes) and HSV-2 (genital or anal herpes). The main symptoms of herpes are blisters and sores. The herpes symptoms in men are similar between the two types; but they differ by […]

Ryan Quinn
Herpes / STD

Herpes: Signs, Symptoms, Causes and More

What is Herpes? Herpes is a viral infection that can be found on the mouth or the genitals. This infection belongs to a family of over 70 different related viruses. The infection causes small, fluid-filled blisters to form on the skin and mucous membranes. There are a total of eight herpes simplex viruses that can […]

Christina Wedberg
Herpes / STD

Here’s What You Need to Know About Oral Herpes

While most people worry about catching genital herpes, oral herpes is a big problem, with around half of all American adults suffering from oral herpes. What do you need to know about it? Let’s discuss oral herpes. What is oral herpes? Oral herpes is caused by the herpes simplex type 1 virus. Many people don’t […]

Jennifer Nelson
STD

Where To Get Tested For STDs

When is the last time you were tested for STDs? If it’s been longer than a year, you’ve changed partners recently, or you have multiple partners, the answer is probably: too long ago. How often should you get tested for STDs? Where can you get tested for STDs? Here are some answers to your questions. […]

Jennifer Nelson
STD

What’s Included In An STD Panel?

If you’re sexually active, you’ve probably thought about getting tested for STDs at some point. Why should you get an STD check? Who should get STD testing? Where can you get tested? How do you get tested? What’s included in an STD panel? Here are the answers to some of your questions. Why you should […]

Jennifer Nelson
STD

Gonorrhea Test

Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that can affect many different parts of the body and often has no symptoms. It can cause very serious complications if left untreated, so it’s important for at-risk individuals, such as those under 25 who are sexually active and those who have multiple sexual partners, to be regularly […]

Jennifer Nelson
Chlamydia / STD

Chlamydia Test

Did you know that chlamydia can damage a woman’s reproductive system, making it more difficult to become pregnant? Many people never have symptoms of chlamydia, either, making regular testing a good idea. What else should you know about chlamydia? How should you be getting tested? Here’s the rundown on the most prevalent sexually transmitted disease […]

Jennifer Nelson
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