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Tag Archive | "STDs"

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. Vanessa, Did My Girlfriend Give Me Herpes?

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

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photo via Flickr 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 on EMandLO.com. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Vanessa, I‚Äôve been with my current partner for six months, and I just got [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: My Booty Call Wants to Ditch the Condoms

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

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photo by Alaskan_Dude Dear Em & Lo, I was celibate for the first 20 years of my life, so considering that, it was surprisingly easy to jump into bed with a guy who lives in my building…every few nights for the last two months. We have a nurturing and adventurous sexual relationship, I think, and [...]

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Dear Dr. Kate: When Should I Tell a Partner About Oral Herpes?

Wednesday, May 25, 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 here every two weeks. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, I am a woman with oral herpes. Is this something I should tell new partners [...]

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Dear Dr. Kate, Is There Such a Thing as Vaginal Perfume Drops?

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

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photo by longhorndave Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions here every two weeks. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, My girlfriend’s vaginal fluids sometimes smell and taste funny (not a good funny). I read [...]

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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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Let’s Talk About Sex (a Documentary)

Friday, April 8, 2011

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Its title may be tired, but the documentary LET‚ÄôS TALK ABOUT SEX is as relevant and necessary as ever in a country that’s schizo about sex, with teens paying the price in crazy rates of pregnancy and STDs. A winner of the Youth Award at the Mostra de Ciencia e Cinema Festival and an official [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: Oops! I Forgot to Use Condoms

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

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photo by trec_lit Dear Em & Lo, I’ve been sleeping with this guy for about three weeks, and our semi-non-relationship began the night after he broke up with his girlfriend of 8 months. We used a condom the first couple times, but then we stopped. I’m on the Pill and while I’m not worried about [...]

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Wise Guys: How Do Men Feel About the Female Condom?

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

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Get the female condom at EdenFantasys Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: “How do men feel about the female condom? And if you’ve never had experience with one, how would you feel if your partner wanted to wear one?” To ask the guys your own question, click here. [...]

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Dear Dr. Vanessa: Is There a Morning-After Pill for STDs?

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

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photo by Janine 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, I know that women can use emergency contraception to protect themselves from pregnancy after [...]

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