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Using saliva as lube can cause rectal gonorrhea

Using saliva as lube can cause rectal gonorrhea

, by Emily Land

Cases of rectal gonorrhea are on the rise among men who have sex with men. Using spit as lube during sex may be partially to blame, a recently published study has found. Read More

“I’m a Top! How Did I Get Gonorrhea in My Butt?”

“I’m a Top! How Did I Get Gonorrhea in My Butt?”

, by Emily Land

If you’re having sex, you’re at risk of getting gonorrhea. Instead of worrying, know what to look for and how to get treatment. Read More

We Aren’t the Sex Police: What PrEP Providers Say About Condoms & STIs

We Aren’t the Sex Police: What PrEP Providers Say About Condoms & STIs

, by Emily Land

PrEP use and STI infections are increasing. Is there a connection? Find out what four San Francisco PrEP providers think. Read More

Daily Antibiotic Protects Against Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis

Daily Antibiotic Protects Against Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis

, by Emily Land

A small pilot study reveals that a common antibiotic can help men who have sex with men prevent three common STIs. Read More