Do I Have HIV?: Early HIV Symptoms
Learn about the early stage of HIV and the symptoms that may be experienced during it. HIV cannot be diagnosed based on symptoms alone. The only way to know for sure if you have HIV is to get tested for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus. There are three stages of HIV: The early stage, the latency […] The post Do I Have HIV?: Early HIV Symptoms appeared first on STD Exposed - Sexual Health Blog.
Free STD Testing: Where To Get It?
We dug into the pros and cons of getting free STD testing, and now we are answering where you can go to get free STD and HIV testing. There are many places you can visit for free or nearly free STD tests including most state health departments, local nonprofit health organizations, Planned Parenthood locations, and various college […] The post Free STD Testing: Where To Get It? appeared first on S...
Free vs. Paid STD Testing: What To Expect
STD testing options are abundant, but there are pros and cons to where you choose to get STD tested. Many people want to know what happens during STD testing, so we break it down depending on where you go. Below is a breakdown of what you can expect when you get an STD test at a […] The post Free vs. Paid STD Testing: What To Expect appeared first on STD Exposed - Sexual Health Blog.
Zika Virus Is Now An STD
The Zika virus is now known to be contracted from more than just Aedes mosquito bites; numerous sexually transmitted cases of Zika have been documented. The Zika virus can be found in semen, vaginal fluid, and other bodily fluids like blood, saliva and urine. So far, instances of sexual transmission of Zika have been reported […] The post Zika Virus Is Now An STD appeared first on STD Exposed - Se...
My HIV Story: I Have Had HIV For More Than Half My Life
*The following narrative is from one of our HIV-positive scholarship applicants. It has been minimally changed to remove any identifying information.* At the age of 51, I have been HIV-positive for more than half of my life. In the summer of 1990, I received my diagnosis while living in New York City. I was 25 years […] The post My HIV Story: I Have Had HIV For More Than Half My Life appeared firs...