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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.

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

What is syphilis?

What is syphilis?  Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection. Syphilis is a bacterial infection that is caused by bacterium treponema pallidum. Syphilis is most commonly passed from person to person...

24 April 2021