Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are some of the most common health concerns worldwide.
Many myths and misconceptions about STDs persist, which can lead to unnecessary fear and anxiety or even cause harm to people.
Here in our STD Blog, you will find informative articles that address different aspects of various STDs in detail, and dispel any myths and misconceptions.
If you are worried that you may have acquired an infection, our articles can help you to identify signs and symptoms associated with a particular STD.
If you have tested positive for an STD, our articles will help you learn more about your condition and understand it better.
Please keep in mind that early detection and treatment for STDs is critical for avoiding the medical complications associated with such diseases.
Always make sure you seek treatment and advice from your physician for any infection you have.
Inflammation of the liver cells and severe damage caused to the liver is what comes to mind when viral hepatitis is mentioned. Various types of hepatitis viruses exist with their diverse effects even though some could be similar.
Hepatitis is a diseas... Read More
One of the most commonly transmitted sexual infections in the world today, Syphilis, were once viewed with dread as the worst pestilence ever vested on humans in ancient times. Even if today, it is one of the most easily treatable among STDs, in the ... Read More
Reports credited The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States, show that over 1.1 million people live with HIV and about 56,300 people also get infected yearly by the virus. Some other countries, like South Africa, have a... Read More
The need to fight against serious liver disease in the body caused by the Hepatitis B virus brought about the Hepatitis B vaccine. One can, therefore, be protected from the disease if vaccinated because this virus easily spreads via blood contact or ... Read More
One is prone to several risks when he or she is sexually active especially with different partners at the same time. Perhaps the greatest risk is the tendency of contracting a life-threatening sexually transmitted disease (STD) like syphilis, HIV (Hu... Read More
The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is the virus responsible for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). This virus with its mode of operation destroys the immune system which makes the infected person susceptible to other opportunistic kinds ... Read More
About 80 percent of persons living with hepatitis ‘B’ do not experience symptoms in the course of having this infection. However, some persons develop the symptoms which are prominent and last even for several weeks. The cure for hepatitis ‘B’ is a t... Read More
Every grown-up person at one stage or the other of his or her life would have used one antibiotic or the other as prescribed by the doctor for certain symptoms noticed at one time or the other; however, not every adult has used antibiotics for STDs. ... Read More