Home > Sex > Safe Sex Safe Sex All sections in Sex » Great Sex » Safe sex » Problems » Relationships » Sexual Diversity » Sex News » Tools and quizzes » Great Sex Guides » Sex tips This is why oral sex could be really bad for your health Long known to cause cervical cancer, the pervasive but often silent human papillomavirus (HPV) has been finding its way into women’s mouths. Check Are you a sex addict? » Ask Sexologist » Join Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for sex? » SEE: What happens to your body during sex? How porn addiction can affect your sex life 4 STDs you might already have Not all STDs are marked by weird bumps or funky discharge. Call them the silent spreaders. ‘Yes, I have herpes – and no, it didn’t ruin my love life’ “A woman who allegedly contracted herpes from Usher said her ‘health and body are ruined’. I’m here to say that this woman’s body is not ruined,” says Jenelle Marie Pierce. Do condoms really expire? Here’s what you should know Let’s just say they don’t last forever... Routine genital herpes screening not recommended Unless someone has symptoms of genital herpes, testing offers little benefit because the sexually transmitted disease has no cure. All sexual activity carries STD risk Sexual activity other than intercourse carries some risk of sexually transmitted disease, and doctors should make sure their patients understand that. 66% of men are still making this big mistake in bed A new report shows that not enough guys are using condoms – and here’s why that’s a big problem. The STI most men get without knowing it Most guys haven't ever heard of the human papillomavirus, yet many will get it at some stage in their lives without even knowing it. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Tell us of your unusual allergy and stand a chance to win R2 000! WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher! Stand a chance to win an Alpecin product hamper worth R1 500! FLU SURVEY: Stand a chance of winning R2 000 cash! Live healthier The juicing trend » A cup of beetroot juice daily can reduce blood pressure Pomegranate juice protects brain The truth about juicing The juicing trend has been around for decades, but how good is it for you really? Your menstrual cycle » SEE: 14 facts about menstruation you might not know Your diet and PMS 5 period apps that make tracking your menstrual cycle a breeze Know exactly when Aunt Flow is on her way.