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Trichomoniasis

reproductive health, trichomoniasis, family planning

Trichomoniasis (or “trich”) is a very common sexually transmitted infection (STI). It is caused by infection with a protozoan parasite called Trichomonas vaginalis. It infects the vagina in women or the urethra in men. Trichomoniasis is one of the most common causes of vaginitis in women. Although symptoms of the disease vary, most people who […]

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Why do Condoms Break?

Condoms undergo a stringent quality testing process. It’s to ensure that each condom can deliver what’s expected of them, which is to protect users from sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and prevent unwanted pregnancies. However, there’s still a small percentage that a condom may break or tear. Here are some of the reasons why. Reason #1: […]

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What You Need To Know About Untreatable Gonorrhea

STI, gonorrhea, reproductive health, family planning, gonorrhea, sti

Gonorrhea is one of the most common types of sexually transmitted infections, with 78 million new cases globally each year. It can be contracted through unprotected oral, vaginal, or anal sex. Recently, it has been discovered that gonorrhea is becoming drug-resistant, making it much harder and in some cases impossible to treat. New data from […]

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Here’s What You Need To Know About Vaginal Yeast Infection (Vulvovaginal Candidiasis)

Yeast Infection, Doctor, Women, Vaginal Yeast Infection, Reproductive Health

The vagina naturally has a healthy balance of bacteria and yeast. The hormone estrogen helps lactobacilli (a bacteria) to grow, and fend off harmful organisms in the vagina to keep you healthy. When this balance is disrupted, candida (a fungus) can grow in excessive amounts and result in a yeast infection. How Do You Get […]

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