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?

Q&A: Genital Warts Treatment And HPV Transmission

I recently learned that I have genital warts on my penis. How should I get treated for these? Can I pass them on to women I have sex with? And is it true that people who have HPV warts, like me, can get cancer from the HPV?

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.

How STD-Savvy Are You?

I know lots of people like to think that they know all about STDs and STIs, but the truth is, there's a ton of myths circulating the entire world. The MayoClinic has a fun little quiz all about STDs so you can find out how much you really know!