We’re glad you asked this question, because there are many people who are scared about what goes on inside an STI testing appointment. I can provide some information that might dispel some myths or fears around testing a penis for sexually transmitted infections … Read Full Answer
Smelly discharge from the vagina could be a symptom of: a yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis, chlamydia or gonorrhea. The good news is there are tests and treatments for all of these … Read Full Answer
There are a few different types of tests that health care providers use to test for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). A pee test may be able to detect chlamydia or gonorrhea, but urine alone won’t give a complete picture of someone’s sexual health status. It’s recommended … Read Full Answer
The great news is that no, you don’t necessarily have to stop having sex if you find out you have an STI. Medication is available to cure most STIs, and even the one’s without a cure have medications or management strategies so that sex is still an option. … Read Full Answer
There are 2 different courses of treatment available for gonorrhea and there are a couple of factors that determine which treatment will be the most effective … Read Full Answer
One of your best defenses against STIs is the consistent use of safer sex supplies, including condoms and water based lube. Seeing as you used a condom, you’ve taken a great step to protect yourself against transmission of both gonorrhea and Chlamydia.
Here’s a little info about what we call “window periods.” … Read Full Answer