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Can STIs Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

Certain STIs can cause erectile dysfunction by infecting the prostate gland, especially if left untreated, such as chlamydia and gonorrhea. Erectile...

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Living With STDs

Living with an STD means you need to be smart and honest about your sex life. Discover how to handle relationships and practice safe sex with an STD.

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Can I Get the Same STD a Second Time?

People often wonder if once they've been treated for an STD they can get the same STD again. Probably, but It depends on the STD. Many people...

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What to Do If Your Partner Has HPV

If you learn your partner has HPV, your first reaction may be to panic. But there are ways to prevent infection and reduce your fears about HPV and...

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How STDs Can Play a Role in Abusive Relationships

Sexually transmitted diseases may be used as a tool for manipulation in abusive relationships. Learn how it is okay to be happy even with an STD. Not...

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10 Reasons Your Partner Hasn't Told You About Their STD

There are many reasons why your partner may not have told you that he or she has an STD. Some may be better than others, but open communication is...

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Dealing With Depression After a Herpes Diagnosis

Many people experience depression after a herpes diagnosis. Fortunately, there are things you can do to overcome anxiety and better cope with the...

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Why You Should Tell Your Partner If You Have HSV-1

If you have herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) and get cold sores, you should tell your partner before engaging in sexual activity to avoid exposure to...

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How STDs Can Become Eye Diseases

It might surprise you how much your eyes and your genitals have in common. They're both mucosal surfaces, which is how STDs can become eye...

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Can STDs Affect My Ability to Have Children?

Learn how gonorrhea and chlamydia are the leading causes of preventable infertility if left untreated. Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can...

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STIs and Infidelity

If you or your partner gets an STI, you may both point fingers and accuse the other of cheating. But is a "new" infection necessarily a...

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