Can You Get an STD from a Partner Who Has No Symptoms

Lots of misconceptions and myths about getting an STD still circulate and are common. Of all, thinking that you can’t get an infection from a partner who’s asymptomatic is probably the most dangerous. Many STDs, including the most widespread ones, can remain dormant and asymptomatic for long periods. Even asymptomatic, they can still cause the infection to spread through sexual contact.

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The STD and Non-STD Causes of Penile Discharge

Urine, pre-ejaculate and ejaculate are what we know as normal penile discharge. However, medical evaluations are necessary if discharge occurs when people are not urinating or engaging in any sexual activities. Besides being associated with chlamydia and gonorrhea, there are also non-STD causes of penile discharge such as urinary tract infection (UTI), prostatitis and balanitis. Discover all possible factors that can lead to abnormal penile discharge in this article.

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One Jab That Saves Lives: Why Young Girls Should Get HPV Vaccine

The recent convention of WHO’s Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) concluded that a single-dose HPV vaccine delivers reliable protection and comparable efficacy to two or three-doses proven by emerging evidence over the past years. HPV causes at least 70% of cervical cancers, which are the fourth most common cancer that happen to women all over the world. In this article, find out what the new finding can bring to fully eliminate cervical cancers.

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The Emergence of Monkeypox: 5 Important Facts You Must Know

Monkeypox was first discovered in 1958 among monkeys kept for research. Before the May 2022 outbreak, the first human case of monkeypox was in 1970. Considering how the disease is transmitted, monkeypox is an STI since close physical contact such as kissing and sexual intercourse can spread it. In this article, discover monkeypox’s symptoms and risk factors, prevention and treatment.

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