Category: Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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Online STD Testing: Everything You Need to Know

Sexually Transmitted Diseases STDs (also called STIs) are defined as sexually transmitted diseases. STDs continue to be a global public health concern. It’s more important than ever to know and understand your own sexual health. A good place to start is by getting an STD test. According to the latest stats from the CDC, between the years…
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EverlyWell Review: At-Home STD Testing Made Easy

Have you heard the news? A stunning report about an escalation in the number of cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) has recently been issued by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). By the year 2018, the CDC claims that instances of Chlamydia, Syphilis, and Gonorrhea, along with several other STDs, rose to…
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MyLab Box Review: A Great Option For At-Home Male STD Tests

A Rise in STDs in America The United States is currently facing a dangerous rise in Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs). A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that from 2017-2018 there was a sharp rise in the number of incidents of three major STDs: Syphilis, Gonorrhea, and Chlamydia. However,…
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STDCheck.com Review: The Best Online STD Testing Option

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are currently at an all-time high in the United States, and rates continue to climb each and every year. The CDC reported that: Syphilis cases have increased more than 14 percent, reaching over 35,000 cases. In newborns, the number of cases…
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How to Get PrEP Online

Medically reviewed by Katelyn Hagerty. Last updated 08/18/2021. What is PrEP? PrEP stands for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. It’s the use of drugs to prevent disease in people who are HIV negative or not been exposed to Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection. PrEP is approved by the Food & Drug Association and has been shown to be safe…
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How Much Does PrEP Cost?

Medically reviewed by Katelyn Haggerty, FNP. Last updated 8/18/2021 What Is PrEP? Truvada for PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis), made by Gilead, is one of the drugs currently approved by FDA to prevent the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). The pill is 99% effective in reducing the risk of getting HIV from sex when it is taken as…
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How Effective Is PrEP In Preventing HIV?

What Is PrEP? Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (also known as PrEP) is a very effective anti-HIV medication that protects Human Immunodeficiency (HIV) negative people from getting infected with the virus. The term “prophylaxis” aka “preventive measure or advanced guard” means a treatment or medication used and designed to preserve health and prevent the spread of HIV disease or…
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What is Truvada?

Truvada: Definition? Antiretroviral medications meant for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) prevention are gaining lot of attention. Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is the most advanced biomedical addition to the HIV prevention toolbox. Currently, the only FDA (Food and Drug Administration)-approved PrEP therapy is daily oral consumption of Truvada. Truvada is a prescribed medication that is a fixed-dose…
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