The Sexual Health Resources Directory is an extensive guide created to those searching for access to general information, specific clinic locations, testing, or resources. There are many national organizations, regional facilities, hotlines, and blogs available to those looking for direction, support, or treatment. With...Read More
How Long Does It Take to Get STD Test Results Back from the Doctor?
STD testing is available from multiple providers, including primary care providers, local clinics, at-home test companies and online test companies. There are pros and cons to each of these, and some may give results faster than others. Doctor’s Office STD testing can be done...Read More
Is Frequent Urination a Sign of STD?
Urinary frequency describes the need to urinate more often than normal, although there isn’t an increase in the amount of urine. In fact, often the amount of urine is decreased. Urgency is the sudden need to urinate. People with these symptoms may also have...Read More
How Soon Can You Test for STDs?
Contracting a sexually transmitted disease (STD) can be a scary thought, so it is expected that many people want to know ‘how soon can you test for STDs?’ While you should always get tested on at least a yearly basis if you are sexually...Read More
Are STD Blood Tests Accurate?
One of the testing methods used here at Priority STD is the blood test. Blood or urine tests are quite common for a variety of different sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and are more often preferred over the dreaded swab test. Swab tests can make...Read More
What Is Oral Chlamydia?
Sometimes tonsil stones can cause symptoms such as bad breath, an irritated throat, or trouble swallowing–all of which could be misinterpreted as oral chlamydia. However, this is a misunderstanding that can easily be explained with a brief run-down of the basics of the sexually...Read More
STD Disclosure Laws: Is It Illegal To Hide An STD From Your Partner?
Living with a sexually transmitted disease (STD) can force you to make some difficult decisions from time to time, but is it illegal to not tell someone you have a STD before you have sex? Though millions of people are affected, a STD diagnosis...Read More
The Complete List of All STDs (STIs)
The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates millions of people contract a sexually transmitted disease (STD), also referred to as a sexually transmitted infection (STI), each year. These common infections are spread through oral, vaginal, and anal intercourse, and although...Read More
Private Testing Centers vs At-Home Testing for STDs: The Pros and Cons
Maybe you are considering getting tested for STDs, or you’ve already made the decision. In either case, you might be overwhelmed with thinking about going to a clinic or using an at-home testing service. For most people, confidentiality remains one of the most important...Read More
Can You Get Herpes From Kissing?
On the topic of herpes transmission, there are a lot of myths and rumors out there. But the idea that you can get herpes from kissing? That's a different story.Read More