Sexual Health

Chlamydia and Oral Sex

Thursday, July 24, 2014


Question

If a female has chlamydia, how likely is it that she will infect her partner with chlamydia of the throat during oral sex? Also, how likely is the reverse to happen: If someone has chlamydia of the throat, how likely is it that he/she will infect a female with chlamydia while giving her oral sex? How about transmission of throat to throat during kissing?

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Birth Control and Anxiety?

Thursday, June 12, 2014


Question

I started birth control maybe six months ago, and recently have been experiencing a lot of anxiety, with no major life changes. It was just a sporadic thing the first couple months, but has become more of a regular occurrence the past few weeks. Could this be a side effect of the pill, since it is hormones? Is it safe to just stop taking the pill?

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Taking Apri

Tuesday, June 10, 2014


Question

Hello, I know I should take my pill at the same time every day (I am on Apri, a 28 day cycle monophasic pill), but I'm curious if there is a window of time (for example, plus or minus 2 hours of my normal time) that is safe for me to take my pill and have the effectiveness stay the same. Thanks!

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Clearing HPV

Friday, May 16, 2014


Question

I am a 22 year old male who recently developed genital warts. I have been using podoflix treatment. They have gone away and recurred twice now in two months, and I know this is often the case. I read that in two years, the majority of HPV infections clear. This is a virus so what does infection clearing mean? In terms of warts, will they go away if the infection clears, and what is the situation with future partners and contagion?

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Birth Control Shot

Monday, April 28, 2014


Question

Does Student Health & Wellness give the birth control shot?

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