I go to the doctor every year for my usual physical, and never had blood work for herpes or any STD. It was never offered and my physician knows I’m … read more
Articles Tagged: contraception
There are many types of contraception that vary in how effective they are at preventing pregnancy, how much they cost, how easy they are to use, and whether they also protect against STIs. Take our quiz to see how much you know about the different kinds!
It’s a very complex decision! Ask yourself the following questions to see if you’re ready to have a sexual relationship.
There is no clear cut age limit on vasectomies, but urologists may have different policies in their clinics. However, I would suggest thinking long and hard before getting a vasectomy … read more
The “morning after” pill, which is also known as Emergency Contraception, Plan B, or Next Choice, is most effective when taken within 72 hours of having unprotected sex. Although emergency … read more
Yes. You can get HPV from anal sex, vaginal intercourse, oral sex, or simply by sexual contact. HPV and genital warts are usually spread by direct skin-to-skin contact during vaginal, … read more
Emergency contraception (EC) is a safe treatment to help prevent pregnancy in adolescent girls and adult women who have had unprotected sex. EC works before a woman’s body ovulates, preventing … read more
Sex is a normal human behavior that allows us to connect with other people in a very intimate way. It also allows us to create children when we’re ready to … read more
Even though there isn’t a direct path from the anus to the vagina, there’s a small chance that a female could become pregnant through anal sex. This is because semen … read more