The Four Most Common Incurable STIs
There are four common incurable STIs: HSV/Herpes (Herpes Simplex Virus), HPV (Human Papillomavirus) HBV (Hepatitis B), HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). According to the World Health Organization, globally, people between the ages of 15 to 49 get over 1 million STI infections per day. STIs are very widespread. In order to stay protected from STIs, you need to have a thorough understanding of the risks and symptoms.
How Much Birth Control Costs Without Insurance
There are several available options when it comes to choosing the right birth control method. Without insurance, birth control can cost up to $50 for the pill, $300 for the implant, and up to $1,300 for an IUD. An appointment with a doctor or nurse may be necessary in order to get a prescription for the pill. This visit can cost anywhere between $35 and $250.
How Often You Should Get an STI Test
Sexually active people should be tested for major sexually transmitted infections at least once per year. You can get a full STD panel with Mira ($99), CityMD ($350), Planned Parenthood ($130-$270), or at an NYC Sexual Health Clinic.