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Welcome to the STDWatch Blog! Read through our articles to learn more about how periodical STD testing can help you take control of your sexual health.

HIV Symptoms: Everything you need to know about HIV symptoms

HIV symptoms can be difficult to spot in the early stages of infection given that they closely mimic a flu.  The symptoms of HIV will also depend on the stage...

12 May 2021

What is HIV?

HIV is a sexually transmitted infection, caused by the human immunodeficiency virus.  HIV attacks the body’s immune system. If it goes untreated, it can lead to a condition called AIDs. ...

08 May 2021

Herpes treatment | How do you treat herpes?

Herpes treatment There is no treatment for herpes that will cure herpes. That is an important note to start with.  On a more positive note however, antiviral medications can help...

08 May 2021

Herpes symptoms | What are the symptoms of herpes?

Written by Hannah Kingston - Updated on September 7, 2021 Medically reviewed by Dr Andrea Pinto Lopez, M.D. Herpes symptoms Herpes symptoms can be tricky to spot. In fact lots of people who...

08 May 2021