Q&A: The Morning After Pill & Frequent Emergency Contraception Use

I’ve been having sex with my boyfriend for a little over a month. Already I have had to take the morning after pill twice after unprotected sex. Then, today, we determined I should take it again. The previous times I have taken it, it caused a few days to a week of bleeding. Would that be considered my period?

Q&A: Pimple On Penis, Could It Be Herpes?

I had unprotected sex about a month ago. Then this week, I noticed what looked like a pimple on the shaft of my penis. It popped on its own and had pimple ooze come out of it, like a regular pimple, and now it is almost gone. This made me scared that maybe it was herpes instead of a pimple. Could this be possible?

Sexually Transmitted Infections in Senior Citizens

The other day I noted to my roommate about how the rate of STIs in senior citizens has more than doubled in the past 10 years. She immediately shouted out “My grandmother can’t be having sex! You’ve got to be wrong!” Researchers of a recent study published in Sexually Transmitted Infections believe that the high divorce rate and the ease of finding sexual partners on the internet may be partly to blame.

Pap Tests And HPV Information

The human papillomavirus (HPV) has been getting increasing press and media attention in the US since Gardasil came onto the market – however, most women (and men) who are sexually active have already been exposed to HPV, and Pap tests are still recommended for women regardless of whether they have ever had sex or had the vaccine.