What are STDs and STIs?

Sexually transmitted diseases and infections are some of the biggest risks that come with unprotected sex. But what are they exactly? The Condom Depot Learning Center is going back to basics to talk about STDs and STIs.

Cervicitis: A Cervical Infection

Cervicitis is an irritation of the cervix. It’s a lot like a urinary tract infection (UTI), except that the cervix is not a part of the urinary tract. It’s easy to treat, but sometimes it can be a real pain in the womb.

Q & A: What is a Micro Tear?

Q: I see you guys talk about micro tears in condoms a lot, but I don’t know what they are, and in all honesty, it’s kind of freaking me out? Do condoms normally come with tiny tears in them? Does spermicide cause them? PLEASE ANSWER.

Next Gen Gardasil Shot

Hopefully, you already know about HPV, the skin-to-skin sexually transmitted virus with over 40 distinct subtypes, some of which can cause oral, anal or cervical cancer or genital warts.

Hooray! Herpes Vaccines Are Underway!

Combining herpes with a toxic bacteria and injecting it into your body sounds like a terrible idea, right? At first, absolutely. But surprisingly, this seemingly horrific combination may be exactly what all us sex loving folks have been waiting for, the key to a herpes-free future in the form of a preventative vaccine.

What is HPV?

With all the trouble with the Gardasil vaccination (including it not working so well for black women and it not being allotted to those over the age of 26), we’ve been hearing a lot about HPV in the news lately. But just what is this STD and what will happen if you, like over half […]

What is Chlamydia?

Chlamydia is one of the most prevalent sexually transmitted diseases in people under the age of 25. But it’s also one of those ones that you don’t really hear about a lot of people having.

Urinary Tract Infections

Were you ever told to pee immediately after sex? There’s a reason for that.

Protect Yourself From Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

When you’re thinking about the most common STD and STIs, chances are, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease is not the first worry that comes to mind.

Q: What do I do if I have a bacterial overgrowth, like mycoplasm hominis?

Q: Hi. I am writing from Italy. I am suffering from Mycoplasm Hominis disease. I took antibiotics but the disease is still an issue. Please help.