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Tag Archive | "HPV"

Why You Have to Tell Your Partner If You Have HPV

Friday, March 27, 2015

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¬†photo via flickr Many experts, including doctors, will tell women that they don’t need to inform their male partners if they have HPV. The reason given is that 80% of sexually-active adults have or will acquire HPV — in other words, basically everyone — and also, the virus is much less likely to harm a [...]

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5 STDs You Should Worry About More Than Ebola

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

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photo via flickr Yes, yes, yes, you should be very concerned about Ebola… if you’ve traveled to Liberia recently. (Or know someone who has.) But you should be very concerned about STDs… if you’ve had sex recently. Especially if you’re not in a long-term, monogamous relationship with someone who would never cheat on you (and, [...]

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Everything You Need to Know About HPV

Friday, February 15, 2013

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HPV is a tricky little STD: it takes a second to contract, but a lifetime to understand. So a few years ago, we broke HPV down for you, in video form. It’s worth a review — we even relearned a thing or two! MORE FROM EMandLO.com: Dear Dr. Kate, Can Hand Warts Be Transmitted to [...]

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Comment of the Week: Telling on a Cheat Could Save a Life

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

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Reader Jay Bee said the following in response to our post, “Your Call:¬†Should I Tell Her He’s Cheating on Her?” As someone who may die from the cervical cancer my cheating exhusband gave me from one of his mistresses, you NEED to tell the wife. I highly doubt you are the first person he‚Äôs cheated [...]

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Naked News: The HPV Edition

Friday, March 30, 2012

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poster via NCCC-online.org We’ve been writing about sex and sexual health for more than a decade, and HPV still makes our heads swim. It’s such a complicated subject — complicated further by the emotional and political climate surrounding the vaccine — and guidelines on HPV seem to be constantly changing. It’s been in the news [...]

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Dear Dr. Kate, Can Hand Warts Be Transmitted to Genitals?

Thursday, December 15, 2011

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photo via Flickr Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions every few weeks on EMandLO.com. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, My boyfriend has 2 warts on his fingers. We have been trying to treat [...]

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Dear Dr. Kate, How Long Do STDs Take to Show Up on Tests?

Thursday, November 17, 2011

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photo via Flickr Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions every few weeks on EMandLO.com. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, How soon after sexual relations would an STD test register a newly transmitted virus? [...]

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Dear Dr. Joe, What’s the Deal with HPV and Men?

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

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photo via Flickr This week, Dr. Joe DeOrio, a urologist in Chicago, tackles questions about male sexuality. To ask Dr. Joe your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Joe, I am BEYOND confused because none of the information related to HPV seems to focus very much on HPV in men. Once a man has it, [...]

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Confession: I’m a Safer Sex Scold and Proud Of It

Thursday, September 16, 2010

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photo by Lori Greig Our contributor Abby Spector, who is majoring in Feminine/Gender/Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University, has a confession to make: College students have a lot of sex. They are horny, hot and away from home. Add in a drop (or gallon) of alcohol and you get strangers pairing off by 8pm — or [...]

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Dear Dr. Vanessa: Can I Get HPV Orally?

Thursday, February 18, 2010

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photo by db*photography Every few weeks, Dr. Vanessa Cullins, a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist and vice president for medical affairs at Planned Parenthood¬ģ Federation of America, will be answering your questions here. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Vanessa, Can you get genital HPV orally? – Orally Fixated Dear O.F., Yes, you can.¬† [...]

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