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herpes

Sexual Health
August 8, 2019

Do you have an STD, or a UTI?

Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and urinary tract infections (UTI) share very common symptoms and are misdiagnosed more often than you think.
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Sexual Health
October 8, 2018

Could I have an STD?

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) spread from person to person during any sexual activity. A mother can even pass these on to her baby during pregnancy and birth. You must always, under all circumstances, practise safe sex! Use a new condom every single time you have sex. This applies to oral sex too. According to the World Health Organization, more than a million sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are acquired every day, worldwide. The majority of STIs either have no symptoms or only mild symptoms that may not be recognised as an STI. Sexually transmitted diseases are serious, and while some have symptoms,…
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InfectionsSexual Health
January 23, 2017

Mono, the kissing no-no

The month of love is here and you’re finally ready to confess your feelings to your crush, flowers and chocolate in hand. But before you pucker up, consider mono, also known as the kissing disease. (more…)
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Infections
December 10, 2015

Treat cold sores in summer

Even though the seasons are changing, some viruses will continue to bug us. Cold sores, despite its name, can come out on hot and sunny days. But we won’t let it stain your summer. (more…)
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