Post Molluscum Contagiosum – After the STD Interview

Molluscum

Of the many messages we receive from our readers, there’s one type we never tire of, and that’s a success story. A little over a year ago, this reader reached out anonymously via the contact form and shared her STD Interview with us. Recently, she sent a follow-up message to let us know the molluscum contagiosum she […]

When Left Untreated STDs Can Cause Infertility – So True

Untreated STDs

It’s STD Awareness Month! Today’s myth: ‘When left untreated STDs can cause infertility’ and why that’s so true! We’re implementing The STD Project’s month-long myth busting series: So True, So False! Yeah, we think we’re as cool as E! Promoting awareness, education, and acceptance doesn’t always have to be super-serious.  Really, though, these myths often perpetuate […]

STDs Go Away on Their Own – So False

STDs Go Away

It’s STD Awareness Month! Today’s myth: ‘STDs go away on their own’ and why that’s so false! We’re implementing The STD Project’s month-long myth busting series: So True, So False! Yeah, we think we’re as cool as E! Promoting awareness, education, and acceptance doesn’t always have to be super-serious.  Really, though, these myths often perpetuate big problems, […]

Similarities & Differences Between HIV & Hepatitis C (HCV)

HIV AIDS HCV

HIV and the hepatitis C virus (HCV) share many of the same characteristics, but there are also some very distinct differences in the way they are transmitted, how long each virus lives outside of the body, disease progression, and treatment. This post explores some of the similarities and differences between HIV and HCV. RNA Viruses […]

Tips for Living with Hepatitis C (HCV)

HCV

If you have hepatitis C (HCV or hep-C), taking care of yourself may be simple, or it may be complicated depending upon how sick you are, the symptoms you have, other problems you may have, etc. This is your basic care overview, but for more information, check the resources links at the bottom of this […]

What Do You Want to See on The STD Project This Year?

The STD Project

A new year has arrived (the world didn’t end yet, much to the chagrin of some), which means, it’s a perfect time to make improvements, set goals, and brainstorm dreams into fruition! Therefore, we’re contemplating how we can best serve you, our readers, over the upcoming year.  Recharged and Excited for The New Year I […]

STD? What Now? Your Ultimate Reference Guide to Living with an STD

Living with an STD Guide

If you are living with an STD/STI, most websites stop at the basic health information surrounding STDs like symptoms, expectations, treatments and testing. At The STD Project, we go one step further into the grey area most people avoid, because it’s often incredibly subjective. Having lived with a sexually transmitted infection for 14 years and […]

Hepatitis A, B, & C – Compare and Contrast

Hepatitis

Is It Serious? Hepatitis A (Hep A) Sometimes. There is no chronic form. Hepatitis B (Hep B) Yes. It can become chronic. Infants are more likely to get the chronic form. Over time, people with hep B may develop: cirrhosis, or scarring of the liver and liver cancer. Hepatitis C (Hep C) Yes. Most people […]