"Nearly half" of all rectal gonorrhea cases may be eliminated if men did not use their partners' saliva as a lubricant during anal sex, according to a recently published study.
"Current CDC guidelines may miss a significant number of asymptomatic STIs among PrEP users," researchers concluded, suggesting that STI screening may be warranted at each three-monthly visit.
Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN), a cervical cell abnormality that could lead to cervical cancer, developed at a higher rate in HIV-positive women than HIV-negative women in a nationwide study in Denmark.
HIV-positive gay or bisexual men in the Netherlands became infected with high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) in both the anus and penis at a higher rate than HIV-negative gays.
Despite U.S. guidelines recommending HPV vaccination for all adolescents and young adults, only 7% of young gay or bisexual men in a U.S. national sample had received one or more doses of the HPV vaccine.
How do providers, who see clients every three months for sexual health screenings and STI testing, talk to their clients about condom use, STIs and navigating the complicated landscape of safer sex?
A recent analysis investigated the relationship between HIV and syphilis -- specifically, to find out what syphilis infection may mean for people with HIV in terms of HIV viral load and risk of transmission.
HIV-positive women who had precancerous cervical lesions (damaged tissue) in the past had a four times greater chance of precancerous anal lesions, according to a large French study. Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection can cause both cervical and an...
Most people who have trichomoniasis do not have any symptoms.
What Is Trichomoniasis?
Trichomoniasis (or "trich") is a very common sexually transmitted disease (STD) that is caused by infection with a protozoan parasite called Trichomonas vaginalis...
Anyone who is sexually active can get gonorrhea. Gonorrhea can cause very serious complications when not treated, but can be cured with the right medication.
What Is Gonorrhea?
Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that can infect both ...