Hepatitis C

  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. Know The Dangers Of Hepatitis C

    One of the most dangerous diseases that can affect the liver is Hepatitis C. It is an infection that is caused by the Hepatitis C virus. It may be a temporary condition that lasts for several weeks to a few months, to a permanent medical condition. There are two types of Hepatitis C infection. The acute Hepatitis C, which is...
  8. Diagnosing Hepatitis C

    Hepatitis C virus transmits quite easily by means of injection medication use most especially when people share sharp needles. There is a debate in the literature over whether or not it is able to spread due to sexual contact, but the common consensus is the fact that sexual transmission is not a formidable method of transmission. There is absolutely no doubt, however, that heavy or recurring percutaneous subjection to contaminated blood is regarded as the powerful way of hepatitis C transmission. About 85% of acute hepatitis C conditions, and also occurrences of chronic infection, are asymptomatic. In situations where there are signs or symptoms...
  9. Options For A Hepatitis C Test

    Due to the fact that a lot of people don't manifest signs or symptoms, it's typical for anyone to have hepatitis C for ten years or more before it is clinically diagnosed. Plenty of people don't discover that they have the infection until they are tested for other sorts of reason, for instance when donating blood. Hepatitis C tests are utilized to analyze the condition of someone who: Are medical care personnel who may have been exposed to hepatitis C via a needle or some other contact with blood or bodily fluids Has...
  10. Alcohol and Hepatitis

    Wine, rice wine, beer, and spirits.  It's been cultivated for thousands of years and has caused millions of alcoholics.  Alcohol is one of the oldest, and most commonly abused substances in the world.  It is a poison that affects liver function, even if you don't have Hepatitis C.  Excessive alcohol and Hepatitis C use can cause cirrhosis of the liver...

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