Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) or Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) are typically asymptomatic, meaning that they develop and spread within the body causing harm unnoticed by the carrier. Testing for sexually transmitted diseases is recommended for the sexually active, especially those with multiple or at-risk partners. Frequent testing is recommended to [...]
It is recommended that if you are between the ages of 13 and 64, you should be tested for HIV at least once as part of your normal healthcare routine. Furthermore, if you are sexually active, engage in promiscuous behavior, are and intravenous drug user, have been treated for any other sexually transmitted disease or have been diagnosed or treated for hepatitis or tuberculosis, you should be tested at least once annually.
I recently graduated from college, and this was not the plan. As a recent grad from college I have seen the need first hand for a pregnancy and sexual health resource center. One of the biggest things I noticed while a student, and also post graduation, has been the [...]