STDs

    Q&A: Is BV An STD?

    Q:  I was wondering if BV is an STD. Thanks for your help. – Ebony T. LIKE BlackDoctor.org on Facebook! Get Your Daily Medicine…For LIFE!…

    5 Common Sex Myths Debunked

    It always amazes me that with all of the correct information  available online and offline about sexual health, people still choose  to believe and spread  ridiculous…

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    Black Men & HIV: What Every Black Woman Needs To Know

    Are you in a relationship? Have you already had a conversation with your partner about their sexual health? Have you seen their test results? Better…

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    Can Oral Sex Cause Cancer?

    Can oral sex really cause throat cancer? What is throat cancer…and how is it related to HPV? Cancer death rates continue to decline, according to…

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    April Is STD Awareness Month

    Every year, the public health and medical communities recognize April as STD Awareness Month. This month-long observance provides individuals, doctors, and community-based organizations the perfect…

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    Help! Dating With HPV

    What is HPV? If you learn that you have HPV, it’s important to be honest with yourself and your partner. If you don’t inform your…

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    Condom Facts No One Tells You

    Condoms are one type of birth control that not only prevents pregnancy, but also can help prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). But,…

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    Study: HPV Vaccine Does Not Lead To Increased Sex In Teen Girls

    Adolescent girls who get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine are no more likely to show signs they may be engaging in sexual activity than girls…

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    Magic Johnson: At-Home HIV Test Is “A Game-Changer”

    According to Earvin “Magic” Johnson, his decision to endorse OraQuick, the first FDA-approved home HIV test, comes from what he knows personally about the factors…