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HIV cure: will we get there by 2020?

August 03, 2018

Finding a cure for HIV is considered by many as being an impossible task. In this post, we discuss the evolution in the search for a cure for HIV. Two possible solutions stand out - Immunotherapy and Gene Therapy. Yes, the prospect of a cure in the near future is good. Remain aware and in control of your sexual health. So let’s get to it...

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Swipe Right for Chlamydia

July 30, 2018

Chlamydia affects around 10% of people from 18-35 years old in New Zealand. Soooo pretty much every 10th swipe on Tinder has it. Yummy! If you've swiped right a few times too often, you'll get symptoms and they go something like this...

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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Sepsis!

July 24, 2018

This post discusses pelvic inflammatory disease and the risk of sepsis. The purpose being, to help you look past your current circumstances and beckon a new stream of thinking. We aim to raise your awareness by emphasising the dangers of sexually transmitted infections/diseases so that you can take the right precautions to secure yourself from future complications.

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases: The Viral Five

July 23, 2018

This post explains bacteria from viruses, and why the viral-five typically warrant the most dread and horror: Herpes, Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), and Hepatitis B & C. We delve into why bacterial infections are better than viral, and what to do about them.

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Is Oral Sex Safe? A Blow-by-Blow Explanation

July 10, 2018

Is oral sex is safe or risky? Let’s get the facts straight. Oral herpes, genital herpes, genital warts, hepatitis A, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis. Yes, they can be transmitted orally. We give the blow-by-blow.

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Syphilis: Feast or Famine?

July 10, 2018

This post will educate you on Syphilis, its history, symptoms, the progression of the disease, and how to treat it. Syphilis is destructive, ravaging the body entirely, and rendering its victim brain dead. Commonly diagnosed via a blood sample, if detected early enough, Syphilis can be treated with simple antibiotics.

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Sexually Transmitted Infections and Pregnancy

June 29, 2018

This blog seeks to educate you on the different types of STIs that are transmitted during pregnancy, how they are transmitted and the possible dangers that infants face following transmission. Never do we think that a baby as young as one could have an STI. The ugly truth is that this is a reality which New Zealanders have faced.

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Sex and Urinary Tract Infections

June 25, 2018

Urinary tract infections. In this post, we'll educate you on what exactly a UTI is. Next, we'll discuss the risk factors and the causes of UTIs. Then we'll dive into treatment and prevention. Read on...

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Gonorrhea, get the facts! A historical overview.

June 24, 2018

Gonorrhea, if left untreated can cause infertility in both men and women. In this post, we discuss the history of Gonorrhea, historical treatments, how we now treat the infection, and the common symptoms in both men and women.

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STIs don’t have to be Deal Breakers!

June 24, 2018

No one wants an STI. Especially not from someone they share feelings for. If you're in or about to enter a new relationship, do you have a plan? The idea of bringing a partner to a sexual health clinic for a dual checkup may be embarrassing and nerve-racking. The Solution - #LOVE Box sexual health testing for couples.

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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease in Women: get #Sorted!

June 14, 2018

Infection is the epitome of a sh*t time – pain, fever, the feeling of lying in bed all day and hiding from the world is what usually ensues. But when infection hits your womanly organs and steals your rights of pregnancy from right under your feet, naturally, it can be particularly hard to take. This post is designed to warn you of the dangers of pelvic inflammatory disease, the risk factors involved and how to stay #Sorted!

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Unprotected Sex: How soon can I test for STI’s?

June 13, 2018

How long after contracting a sexually transmitted infection is it detectable? This is a complex question, and the answer can often be ambiguous. STIs have unique incubation periods and can differ from person to person. Because we can never be sure, this post aims to inform you of the standard incubation periods for the most common STIs.

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