Do you know that the normal incubation period of herpes virus in the body takes up for up to 12 days? And, do you know that other physical manifestations of herpes particularly oral herpes take place on areas such as the throat, inside of the tongue, cheeks and gums? Yes and these physical indicatio
Cervical cancer is a major health concern for all women. For centuries, the cause of cervical cancer was unknown. It wasn't until the 20th century that scientists understood that the disease was caused by exposure to the human papillomavirus (HPV). Vaccines against some forms of the virus are now wi
Although the majority of North Americans have contracted oral herpes at some point in their lives, the majority of the infected do not display symptoms (are asymptomatic). For this reason, there is not as much information about the transmission of oral herpes as there should be.
Just when you felt like you needed an STD test your physician talks you out of it- sounds unreal? It does happen, as many physicians follow specific diagnostic guidelines to maximize resources and properly allocate the right diagnosis and recommended treatment for disease.
What do genital warts look like? We've all seen photographs in health class from when we were younger and know that they're unsightly, but how do you really identify them as unique from, say, acne or other blemishes?
In most cases of alarming diseases like HIV, the ignorance of people regarding to its causes has been the root problem ever since. Many charitable organizations these days support in helping people with this disease to have treatments and medications.
The diaphragm is a non-hormonal form of birth control and consists of a dome-shaped device with a flexible outer rim that, when inserted high into the vagina, covers the cervix. Spermicidal cream or jelly placed within the dome and around the rim prior to insertion form a sperm-killing barrier at th
Genital warts, also called venereal warts, are one of the more common sexually transmitted diseases. These small, flesh-colored warts look a bit like a tiny cauliflower. They are seen in the moist tissue surrounding the genitals and may be in small groups or large clusters. The human papillomavirus
Ladies, start your engines. Whether you're using vibrators or sex toys -- or doing it the old-fashioned way -- a sizable percentage of you are choosing to be masters of your domain, as comedian Jerry Seinfeld once put it.