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Sexually Transmitted Infections – a short course

Sometimes we meet people who are unclear about the potential for sexually transmitted infections. Trying to get their pleasure needs met, some are reluctant to protect themselves from something that they can’t see or “believe”. Others find themselves terrified at the possibility of becoming infected or passing an infection to someone else. There are elements […]

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A List of Sexually Transmitted Infections

Can you tell me what things are sexually transmitted? I’m not sure what to be worrying about. Short Answer Yes, see below. However, consider that 70% of people never have symptoms of sexually transmitted infections. Put another way, most people never have symptoms, ever. There is nothing to see, sniff, check. No sores, weeping penises, […]

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I’ve given someone an STI … what do I tell previous partners?

I’ve infected someone with an STI. Should I inform an ex-partner who gave me unprotected oral sex once? There was a definite mixing of secretions. Is there anything that this former partner could do now that would help? It’s important to tell your ex-partner that you found out that you have a Sexually Transmitted Infection […]