Q&A: What Are The Chances Of Contracting An STI From A Sex Worker?

Prostitutes who work at legal brothels are required to be regularly tested for infections. If they are found to have Chlamydia, gonorrhea or syphilis, then they have to stay out of work until they have been treated and tested again, and found to be negative for the infection on re-testing.

Q&A: Gonorrhea Or Chlamydia From A Soda Cup?

Chlamydia and gonorrhea are sexually transmissible infections – also called STIs – and they are only passed between people through sexual contact. That means that Chlamydia and gonnorhea may be transmitted through oral sex, vaginal sex or anal sex, but they are not transmitted by sharing drinks, by kissing or by using a public bathroom.

Q&A: Birth Control Pill Effectiveness: How Long Does It Take?

When I first started taking the birth control pill last year, it was just to make my period regular – I wasn’t having sex. Now I am thinking about having sex, but I’m not sure when it’s safe to do so. Can I have sex at any time without getting pregnant as long as I take the pill? Or do I have to wait a while first?

Q&A: Chlamydia From A Bikini Wax? Chlamydia Risk And Transmission

I had a yearly exam in January, then started getting bikini waxes. After another exam in June, the doctor called to tell me that I had chlamydia and to warn me about having unprotected sex. Is it possible to get chlamydia from a bikini wax?

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Q&A: Epididymitis – Symptoms and Treatment

My boyfriend was just diagnosed with epididymitis yesterday; however the doctor didn’t mention anything about staying away from sex, using protection from now on or whether or not I can get infected and pass it back to him. Can we continue to have sex and, if so, should we use protection?