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. 10 sex resolutions There are ten general resolutions concerning sex that all South Africans should be making. Here they are. 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. Dry, tight and warm - the dangerous practice of dry sex While most women and men welcome a well lubricated vagina during sex, some women are purposely drying them out - to please their men. We take a look at the why, where and how of dry sex. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors WIN a R2 000 beauty voucher! Understanding diabetes self-management Fed up with the Phlemings? Let’s chat diabetes and erectile dysfunction Live healthier Effects on your brain? » 5 ways to get more seafood into your diet Mercury in fish may raise ALS risk Is it bad for your brain if you literally never eat fish? Calling all grown-ass picky eaters! Eeewwww! » ‘Why is my cough worse at night?’ SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body Can you get sick if someone coughs on you? The fine saliva mist emitted by a cough remains suspended in the air for up to 10 minutes.