40 Times People Revealed What Ridiculously Hilarious Misconceptions They Have About Women’s Bodies And It Got Immortalized Online
Gorfinkel also pointed out that another reason to know a woman’s body is for a man to better understand his own risks of sexually transmitted infections. To understand this, the doctor offered to look at the most common STI, the human papillomavirus or HPV. “Most sexually active women will actually contract this at some point in their lifetime, and nearly all of them are not going to have symptoms from it. But men can get this HPV and it can cause men to develop cancer, including cancers of the penis, cancers of the anus and rectum, mouth, tongue, lips, esophageal and laryngeal cancer. Basically anywhere where there’s a mucosa, a wet surface, it can result in HPV.”
“There are other STDs, such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes simplex, HIV, syphilis, hepatitis, and it’s important for a person to see a doctor for regular checkups because so many of the diseases have no symptoms, at least half the time.”
And the third reason why men should know more about a woman’s body is reproduction.