Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

How are they caused? Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) are transmitted in various ways, including through bacteria, parasites and viruses. STDs are typically transmitted through anal or oral intercourse. However, it is possible to contract an STD by skin-to-skin contact if the area is infected or there is a sore – specifically with HPV or Herpes. […]

What is HPV and how can I reduce my risk of getting it?

The Human Papillomavirus, also known as HPV, is a sexually transmitted virus. Over 80% of people will be infected by HPV at some point in their life. There are around 200 types of HPV. There are types of HPV that are considered “low risk” because they are not known to cause cervical cancer. They can, […]