Posts tagged "std"

A Guy’s Advice: How To Tackle The Awkward Condom/STD Convo With Your New Man

When it comes to awkward conversations with the new guy you're dating, the STD/birth control chat takes the cake. It's the necessary talk that neither of you want to have, not to mention, there's that whole timing issue. You don't want to get into it right off the bat (although Milton, 35, disagrees) and there'…
By: YourTango.com / November 15, 2014

Why I Inspect My Vagina Every Day

"Are you okay in there?" my roommate asked me after I'd surpassed the 30-minute mark in our shared bathroom. "Yep!" I hastily replied from the cold, linoleum floor where I sat naked. "I'll be right out!" I took one last look through the small compact mirror at my vagina, thoroughly inspecting each fold, small bum…
By: Anonymous / August 15, 2014

The Great Twat Betrayal: 7 Common Yet Complicated Vagina Problems Every Woman Faces

I am convinced my vagina should have the next lead role on "Game of Thrones," because recently, it has done nothing but plot sadistic revenge and royally fuck me. Like many women have experienced, I woke up one day with some weird itching and burning in the land…
By: Anonymous / May 22, 2014

The 13 Emotional Stages Of Thinking You Might Have An STD (In GIFS!)

We've all been there. You had a one night stand, engaged in spontaneous travel sex, or found out your significant other was a big, fat cheater, and soon after, something very suspect appeared on your nether regions looking like it may be…
By: The Frisky / April 1, 2014

Sex “Superbug” Could Be Deadlier Than AIDS

Sex is a strange thing. It's one of the most wonderfully intimate and bonding experiences we can share with someone. And ... it can kill you. I KNOW. Such a paradox. With every person we find super attractive and want to get to know better -- especially between the sheets -- we have to also take…
By: The Stir / May 6, 2013

Chlamydia & Gonorrhea Are On the Rise

Here's some unsettling news: Chlamydia and gonorrhea, both which can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease and infertility in women, are on the rise and both are more prevalent in women than men. According to the the 2011 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Surveillance report released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday, certain groups, including young people…
By: YourTango.com / December 17, 2012

Girl Talk: My First Sex Partner Gave Me Herpes

“I have to introduce you to my cousin Logan*,” my childhood friend told me emphatically one weekend when I was home from college. “He’s really good looking—if he were taller he could be a model.” “… OK,” I answered with trepidation. I was 19, and my freshman year of college at a small, cloistered university…
By: M. Alexander / June 21, 2011

Girl Talk: Vajazzling My Genital Warts Made Me Feel Better About Having An STI

If you have sex with 20 people, you will get genital warts. At least, that is how I framed it to my friends. My pillows had seen more than a few DIY haircuts when I saw something downtown, too: bumps. I knew it was an STI. Genital warts, to be honest, but…
By: Rachel White / April 6, 2011

Girl Talk: I’ve Got An STD

There are few moments in life more heart-stopping than realizing that there is something not right in your panties. A close second are the frantic Google searches you conduct with one shaking hand while aiming a mirror at your crotch with the other. I was on the toilet when I first felt the strange patche…
By: Anonymous / August 25, 2010