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Is it bad to have oral sex?

posted on June 15, 2018 4:39 pm

Whether or not people engage in oral sex is totally up to them! Sometimes people believe that because oral sex isn’t vaginal or anal penetration, there is little to no risk of contracting an STI/STD. But the fact is, you can get all STIs, (except for pubic lice and Trichomoniasis) when engaging in oral sex with someone who has the infection. […]

I gave a guy a blowjob……

posted on June 15, 2018 2:07 pm

….he didn’t cum inside my mouth. But later on told me he had herpes. Is there a chance I got it now ?   This is a great question! Lets talk a little bit about Herpes! There are two different types of Herpes, Herpes Simplex Virus I & II.  Type I presents itself as cold sores on the the mouth […]

Can you get catch Chlamydia in your mouth?

posted on June 8, 2018 1:51 pm

Lets talk a little bit about STIs. STIs can be a very real risk for people if they are engaging in certain types of sexual contact. It’s good to know that when it comes to STIs there are four modes of transmission.  They are… Blood Sexual Fluids (Semen and Vaginal fluids) Skin to skin contact  Breast milk and Vaginal Delivery In […]

I started to use a tampon for my period because  I wanted to swim…..

posted on June 8, 2018 1:03 pm

……… my mother was upset and told me if I used them I was no longer a Virgin. I decided I wanted to know if my hymen was torn or broken. Is there any possible way to get checked? Whats important to know is that “virginity” isn’t a medical term, and people can make that definition […]

I got my period twice this month and I’m in Nexplanon. What is going on?

posted on June 8, 2018 12:37 pm

It is  important to know that a very common side effect of the Nexplanon can be irregular bleeding. Some people lose their period completely; some have irregular spotting, and some people bleed more for the adjustment period. Sometimes it can take anywhere from 3-6 months for the body to adjust to the new hormone, or some people have unpredictable bleeding for entire time.  The reason this happens is because […]