If you’ve ever wondered if douching is necessary, don’t believe advertisements you see for such products. Douching can cause more harm than good.
One of the most comprehensive reports on transgender health in America shares staggering statistics: 42% of transgender women in seven major U.S. cities are living with HIV. An internal medicine specialist delves deeper into the topic of HIV infection, testing and prevention for transgender women.
Upon the arrival of “shot girl summer,” as the internet has dubbed it, an Ob/Gyn weighs in on pandemic safe sex and how to responsibly reenter the dating pool amid an ongoing global pandemic.
You might be surprised to learn that the sexually transmitted human papilloma virus (HPV) is a leading cause of throat cancers, and it spreads from person to person via oral sex.
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There are several likely suspects that could be causing vaginal pain, including infections, cysts or other conditions. Find out more about reasons for vaginal discomfort and what you can do about it.
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are not a new problem, but they are taking on new proportions in recent days, particularly gonorrhea (up 67 percent), syphilis (up 76 percent) and chlamydia (up from 1.6M to 1.7M). Find out more about these alarming trends, including prevention tips.
Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our “Short Answer” series. OB/Gyn physicians Linda Bradley, MD, and Margaret McKenzie, MD, answer this one about cold sores and herpes.