Using condoms for vaginal intercourse significantly lowers transmission of STIs like chlaymdia, gonorrhea, Hep B, HIV, HPV and syphilis and are a tool to prevent pregnancy. Your friend is right. Anal sex … Read Full Answer
You are correct that we recommend HIV testing every 5 years for sexually active Manitobans. Safer sex practices (including testing) are for all sexually active people regardless of their relationship status, gender, sexual orientation or whether they’ve ever had a sexually transmitted infection or not. Many people … Read Full Answer
Let’s bust a common myth about sexually transmitted infections – they can’t be washed away after sex.
Showering is good for personal hygiene, but not an effective tool for preventing STIs (sexually transmitted infections.) Your friend is passing up … Read Full Answer
Thanks for reaching out to us. Having condomless sex with anyone can be a risk for contracting sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections including HIV. Commercial Sex Trade Workers are no … Read Full Answer
That’s a very helpful question and we are glad that you asked it. Sexually transmitted infections (STI) are predominantly spread through condom-less sex with someone who has an STI. Often … Read Full Answer
Pulling out before ejaculation (coming) doesn’t help prevent STIs (sexually transmitted infections) because many bacteria and viruses don’t depend on ejaculation to pass from person to person. Many can be passed through pre-cum, vaginal fluids, anal fluids or skin to skin contact. We recommend STI testing for … Read Full Answer