Home / Tag: STD
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Recently, I was intimate and condomless with a new partner. It was a heat-of-the-moment thing and sort of intense. Two days later, he said he was sore from the intensity and admitted to being a bit rough with himself the day after we were together...
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012
We applaud Susan G. Komen for the Cure's decision to restore funding for Planned Parenthood's breast cancer screenings, although we'd like more clarity on its future funding plans. We also support the resignation of Karen Handel, the Komen...
Thursday, May 20, 2010
One of the sexually transmitted infections that I get asked most about is Human Papillomavirus (HPV). Thanks to relentless advertising for Merck's Gardasil vaccine, many people are aware that some strains of HPV are linked to cervical cancer in women, and about 37% of teen girls have received the Gardasil vaccine in the U.S. since it was recommended for routine administration in young women in 2006...
Friday, Jan. 1, 2010
I have a wart on my penis that has been there for about 15 years. It is getting larger, about 10 millimeters, currently. I have been monogamous with my partner for 20 years. Three questions: Can this wart be removed? Can I infect my partner? Will a condom prevent infection?
Thursday, Nov. 26, 2009
For those unfamiliar with "dental" dams (so called because they were originally used during dental work), they are rectangles of latex or polyurethane that can be held against the vulva during cunnilingus or against the anus during analingus or rimming. They act as a barrier to the transmission of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Many sexuality...

0|1