What should I know about STDs?
Although STDs are some of the most difficult diseases to catch since you have to be close and personal, they are common enough that you should have regular STD screening done if you are sexually active with multiple partners or a new partner.
An STD can still be transferred even when having intercourse with someone who claims it is their first time. This is because STDs can be transferred through oral and anal sex.
You should always practice safe sex by using condoms even for oral sex. However, comdoms are not 100% guarantees in preventing STDs although it can reduce the risk of catching one. The most effective method of preventing sexually transmitted diseases is to not have sex.
Here are some of the most common STDs. You can test for them today if you call 888-480-5860.
Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the herpes simplex viruses type 1 (HSV-1) or type 2 (HSV-2). Most individuals have no or only minimal signs or symptoms from HSV-1 or HSV-2 infection.
Genital Herpes Test | Genital Herpes Information
Oral Herpes is cold sores or fever blisters on the mouth or facial area. The majority of oral herpes cases are caused by HSV-1 and the majority of genital herpes cases are caused by HSV-2; however, type-1 or type-2 can occur in either the genital or oral area.
Oral Herpes Test | Oral Herpes Information