An STD is a sexually transmitted disease while an STI is a sexually transmitted infection. But, what’s the difference? Keep reading to discover the difference.
According to recent studies, oral sex is on the rise, especially among high school and middle school students. Because oral sex doesn't result in pregnancy, many teens believe that it's safe. In reality, oral sex is linked to the spread of multiple STI's, including: Syphilis, Gonorrhea, HIV (causes AIDS), HPV, Genital Herpes, Chlamydia. Some of [...]
According to the CDC, half of all new STI cases each year occur in young adults between 15-24 years old. Are you sexually active and concerned you may have an STI? When left undiagnosed or untreated, STI's can have long term affects. At Women's Clinic of Atlanta our goal is to provide you with the [...]
The best way to avoid STI's, unplanned pregnancy, and other unwanted consequences of at-risk sexual activity is to begin with a healthy relationship. What does a healthy relationship look like and how do you know that you're in one? A healthy relationship exists when two like minded individuals respect themselves and one another, while choosing [...]
According to the CDC, Georgia is ranked as a leading state for HIV diagnoses and individuals living with stage 3 HIV (AIDS). If you are sexually active and concerned that you may have been exposed to HIV, take the next step and get tested today. HIV can be a serious and life threatening concern, but [...]