10 Birth Control Methods From History

Our ancestors tried and tested a whole variety of methods to prevent pregnancy. From animal intestine condoms, to bleach douching, to crocodile dung spermicide, here are 10 Horrifying Birth Control Methods From History that you definitely shouldn’t try at home. 10. LEMON DIAPHRAGM When life gives you lemons, put them up your vagina… Well, that’s […]

An HIV FAQ

If HIV isn’t in the saliva then why is the test an oral swab? The oral swab isn’t gathering saliva or HIV it’s looking for HIV antibodies in the gum tissue This is why you don’t wanna go scrubing about. Do bug chasers really exist? Yes, they do. People hoping to contract HIV do so […]

If Going To The Gynecologist Were Honest

(whip smacking) (creaking) (knocking) – Hi. The doctor will be in with you shortly. Um, well it could be five minutes, it could be 20 minutes, I’m really just guessing. – Well thank you for moving me from that larger waiting room into this smaller one. And for putting me in this thin, sheet-like, piece […]

Do I Have Gonorrhea? Signs and Symptoms of Gonorrhea

Hi, my name is [PRESENTER NAME]. I’m a urologist. Welcome to “Signs and Symptoms of Gonorrhea.” Gonorrhea is a common sexually transmitted infection that often has no symptoms, can leave a woman unable to have children, and can be passed from the mother to child during childbirth. Having an active gonorrhea infection increases the risk […]

Examination of Vaginal Wet Preps (Wet Mount) Training Video

music It’s a typical clinic day. A patient has noticed some itching, or maybe an unpleasant vaginal odor. During her exam, the clinician will check vaginal pH, examine any discharge that’s present, and collect a sample. Then, it’s on to the microscope. music This is where you’ll gather more specific information about what’s causing those […]

Weird History of Birth Control and Contraception

Since people have been engaging in sexual activities, they have been hoping to be able to in some way control or prevent pregnancy. This has led to some questionable if not flat out dangerous innovations. From animal poop and intestines, to honey and stones, to mercury and even tortoise shells, from ancient times on people […]

Female Condom as a Form of Birth Control – Planned Parenthood

If you’re concerned about preventing STDs but don’t want to use an ordinary condom, you might want to try one of these. It’s called a female condom and while it looks a little strange, it’s great because it gives you control of preventing pregnancy and reducing the risk of sexually transmitted infections. The female condom […]

I Wish He Had Told Me Before I Got With Him

So I met this really nice guy on a dating app, and we were talking for months, until I finally said one day, “Oh, do you want to come round for dinner? And he was like, “Oh yeah, sure. I’ll come round for dinner.” So the following day, he comes over and I cook him […]

You Are This Likely To Get An STD

Found an embarrassing little blister in a private part of your anatomy? Perhaps you have a strange itch that needs more than a little scratch? Or perhaps you woke up with a curious stranger and have little memory of what exactly happened the night before. If so, don’t beat yourself up over it, as you […]