The Versace family has long denied that Gianni, the original visionary behind the Italian fashion house, was HIV positive when he was murdered in 1997. So, it seems to be a bold choice for Gianni Versace's Assassination: American Crime Story to open his second episode, "Manhunt", with a scene in which Gianni is being treated for the virus - especially since Maureen Orth, a Vanity Fair ... more >>
HSV isn’t everywhere, but still common
Herpes is a very common viruѕ thаt саuѕеѕ ѕоrеѕ on уоur gеnitаlѕ аnd/оr mоuth. Hеrреѕ is not lifе threatening and usually doesn't lead tо any lоng tеrm ѕеriоuѕ health рrоblеmѕ. Thiѕ viruѕ аffесtѕ thе еxtеrnаl genitalia, аnаl rеgiоn, muсоѕаl ѕurfасеѕ, and ѕkin in оthеr раrtѕ ... more >>
HSV-1 is generally transferred from one person to another by kissing.... HSV-2 is usually transferred by vaginal intercourse or anal intercourse. HSV-1 may inviate the genitals and trigger symptoms of genital herpes. HSV-2 could transfer from a person's genitals to a persons lips if oral herpes occurs.
The transfer-before you kiss
There may be a modest likelihood that herpes ... more >>
Online dating is a very popular way for active singles to meet other interesting and compatible singles for a wide range of relationships. There are many online dating sites to choose from, many specializing to certain demographics or segments of the population. The largest and most popular of these serving the STD community is PositiveSingles.com. Here are five key tips for singles ... more >>
Medication for first episode of Genital Herpes
The categories of antiviral medications against the first episode of Genital Herpes (caused by HSV-2) are many. It is understood that all other medications are nucleoside analogues except foscarnet and cidofovir. The major three medications namely acyclovir, famciclovir and valaciclovir are considered as effective medications against ... more >>
A series of recent comprehensive study and evidence conducted that Abstinence-only sex education(AOE), which is a type of sex education that urges avoiding sex intercourse until marriage, is proven as not an effective form of sexual education for avoiding HIV in American youth. There is not any proof to pursue that abstinence-only-until-marriage methods produce the planned continuing... more >>
How and why unprotected sex could lead to HIV transmission? Alcohol and power difference are most likely among the reasons. Also, knowing the STD status difference between you and your honey sweetie could also help building a better love nest.
Several occasions that sex partners go unprotected sex
Consuming alcohol prior to sex is a major factor of unprotected sex i... more >>
As we know, HIV can be passed on from an infected person to an uninfected person through body fluids such as semen, blood, and vaginal fluids. However, Mother-to-child transmission of HIV (perinatal or vertical transmission) is the transmission that occurs from an HIV-positive mother to her child-which can occur during pregnancy, labor (delivery), and breastfeeding. Perinatal transmi... more >>
Herpes is a common sexually transmitted disease (STD) with no cure, affecting one in five American adults and teenagers just like you. Many of us have misconceptions or misunderstandings about herpes, what it is, and what it is to live life with the disease. These myths create fear and worse, contribute to the spread of the disease. By debunking these myths and raising awareness a... more >>
Most people are surprised by how common genital herpes is. Herpes simplex is a viral disease caused by the herpes simplex virus. Anyone can become infected by the herpes virus through physical contact and the exchange of body fluids with an infected person whether the infected individual is exhibiting the symptoms of herpes or not.
Genital herpes, or HSV-2, is one of the most comm... more >>