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Safe Sex, STIs and Testing - EP26

Safe Sex, STIs and Testing - EP26

Practicing safe sex may not be something you have done for awhile but if you are starting out in the swinger lifestyle, or are little rusty on your facts, this is definitely the podcast to listen to.  We are covering STIs, HIV, oral sex, and testing.  Swingers tend to be big on testing and we are going to break that down for you too. Show Notes Safe Sex In The Swinger Lifestyle Is Oral Sex Safer? STI Types & Timelines HIV Testing & How It Works How Do You Know If You Are Really Safe? Resources Resources STIs Types, Timelines, and Symptoms: Chlamydia: 1-3 weeks, 50% Men & 70% women = no symptoms. Genital Herpes: 4-7 days, most people don't have any symptoms when first infected. Genital Warts: 2-3 months, most people with the virus don't develop obvious warts. Gonorrhea: 10 days, 10% Men & 50% Women = no symptoms. Pubic Lice & Scabies: 5 days - 5 weeks Syphilis: 2-3 weeks, symptoms not obvious and may come and go. Trichomoniasis: 4 weeks, 50% Men & Women = no symptoms. HIV: 2-6 weeks, some get symptoms, some don’t. VIP Testing Services https://viptestingservices.com/services/std-testing-services/ How soon can I take an HIV test? http://i-base.info/guides/testing/how-soon-can-i-take-a-test The Aids Institute https://www.theaidsinstitute.org/education/aids-101/how-do-hiv-tests-work-0 CDC Fact Sheets https://www.cdc.gov/std/healthcomm/fact_sheets.htm SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE SURVEILLANCE 2017 https://www.cdc.gov/std/stats17/default.htm HOW DO HIV TESTS WORK? https://www.theaidsinstitute.org/education/aids-101/how-do-hiv-tests-work-0 HOW SOON CAN I TAKE AN HIV TEST? http://i-base.info/guides/testing/how-soon-can-i-take-a-test HIV TRANSMISSION https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/basics/transmission.html ORAL STD FACTS & RISKS https://www.cdc.gov/std/healthcomm/stdfact-stdriskandoralsex.htm HOW SOON DO STI SYMPTOMS OCCUR? https://www.nhs.uk/common-health-questions/sexual-health/how-soon-do-sti-symptoms-appear/

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