Frequently Asked Questions About Birth Control, Sex, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Consequences, infection statuses, comfortableness, safe-words, consent, sexual desires, sexual history, sensitivities
It depends on your particular situation, body, comfortableness, and lifestyle. Learn more about birth control methods here.
Condoms are the only birth control method that can prevent the transmission of a STD/STI.
Yes, both men and women can have and STI without having any knowledge about being infected.
Contraceptives come in many shapes and form you have to find which one is the proper method for you. There is the sterilization, the patch, Intrauterine devices, and the implant.
Peers, Clinic workers, doctors, any trusted adult.
Learning about reproductive health can help individuals make choices about their bodies, partners, and action that will keep them sexually safe and happy.
Condoms are available at most convenience stores and markets. However, they are free at local clinics.
Depending on circumstances male latex condoms are best to use as contraceptives and STI prevention. Lambskin male condoms protect from pregnancy, but not STI’s. Female condoms are also useful to protect against pregnancy and STI’s.
Bacteria are single-celled microorganisms that thrive in many different types of environments. Viruses are even smaller than bacteria and require living hosts — such as people, plants or to multiply.
Once you get a sexually transmitted disease and you have been treated and it has went away, that doesn't mean that you cant get it again if you have sex with an infected partner. You can also have more then one STD at the same time.
HIV leads to AIDs when proper treatment is not taken place or no treatment at all.
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