Hepatitis B

  1. Worst Case Scenarios With Various Untreated STDs

    Worst Case Scenarios With Various Untreated STDs
    Whether because there is a lack of symptoms, embarrassment, or a general fear of the unknown, many people out there simply avoid getting themselves tested for sexually transmitted diseases. The STD rates have literally skyrocketed following the advent of dating apps, while STD screening prevalence has declined. This has already led to around 20 million new STI cases each...
  2. STDs You Can Get Without Having Sex

    STDs You Can Get Without Having Sex
    Do you know you can still contract some of the STDs even without having sex? You do not really have to be sexually active to catch a sexually transmitted disease. Before you dive into the specifics of how it is even possible, it is important for you to first understand a few terminologies. When it comes to ‘sex’, it generally...
  3. How Soon Can I Get Tested After Having Unprotected Sex?

    How Soon Can I Get Tested After Having Unprotected Sex?
    So you have had unprotected sex and now you are worried about being exposed to STDs. STD testing does not really have to be a discussion made on a dinner table, but if it comes up, how are you going to handle it? Every person who is sexually active should get tested for STDs at some point, especially after they...
  4. STDs And Pregnancy – What You Need To Know

    STDs or Sexually Transmitted Diseases are infections that spread by having intercourse with someone who already has STD. Sexual activities can make an individual catch sexually transmitted diseases that involve the anus, vagina or mouth. Sexually transmitted diseases are serious illnesses that require immediate treatment, regardless of whether you are expecting or not. Nevertheless, if you are an expecting mother...
  5. Incubation Period of STDs

    Incubation Period of STDs: When Do Symptoms Show And How, When You Can Get Tested How soon should you get yourself screened for an STI after you have had unprotected sex? Are you wondering about this too? There are around 20 million new Sexually Transmitted Infections and diseases every year, and half of the Americans come across a sexually transmitted...
  6. Teens Invented Condoms that can Detect STDs

    Three students, ages 13-14 years old, of Newton Academy in London invent color-changing condoms to warn of STDs. Their proposal won them the top prize in the UK 's TeenTech Awards in 2015. The concept sounds creative and could be a game-changer in STDs detection, but as of today it is still a concept and with the current technology, it's...
  7. Two Liver Diseases: Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C

    Two common liver diseases are Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.  It begins without any symptoms, which eventually escalate to vomiting, dark urine, abdominal pain, yellow skin, and feeling tired.  Its symptoms are inflammation and edema of the liver, which interferes with its function.  This is one of the most common chronic liver diseases. Hepatitis B Hepatitis B can cure itself...
  8. Hepatitis B and children

    It was in 1966 when Hepatitis B virus was first discovered. During those years, it was said that at least 350 million people have Hepatitis B infection. This virus damages the liver and it can cause liver diseases. Hepatitis B can be prevented by having Hepatitis B vaccination. Hepatitis B and children Children with Hepatitis B are mostly infected when...
  9. Testing Hepatitis B in Kids

    To keep our body clean and fresh all the time, we have our liver to clean it. Our liver is one of the organs responsible for cleaning our body from waste and toxins. Our liver is responsible as well in digesting our foods and keeping it where it is so we can use it for our daily energy needs. If...
  10. Hepatitis B Treatment for Kids

    If your kid seems to be showing symptoms that he has Hepatitis B infection, don’t hesitate to have him tested. Despite the fact that Hepatitis B is not like other chronic diseases that can cause disabilities and physical deformities, children with Hepatitis B can still suffer from their condition. For one, since this condition is communicable, some children might stereotype...

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