HIV / AIDS

  1. 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...
  2. 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. Every person who is sexually active should get tested for STDs at some point, especially after they have had unprotected sex. However, which tests, and when mainly depends on their personal risk factors. Oftentimes screening is not necessary. But if it is recommended, and...
  3. 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...
  4. The Side Effect of HIV On Your Body

    Learn More About The Side Effects of HIV On Your Body You must be familiar with HIV, but perhaps not know if it is, in any way, affecting your body. Technically known as the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, it destroys the CD4+ cells in the body, which are critical to our immune system. These cells are mainly responsible for keeping us...
  5. Skin Rash and Sexually Transmitted Diseases – Causes And Reasons You Must Know About

    Skin Rash and Sexually Transmitted Diseases An STD is a disease that spread mainly by sexual contact. A partner with STD may transmit the diseases, causing an organism to the other partner during vaginal, oral or anal sex. STDs are the most commonly spread complicated diseases in the world to catch as you have to be up close and personal...
  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. Primary HIV

    What is Primary HIV? PHI (Primary HIV Infection) Syndrome usually starts within one to six weeks after initial infection of HIV appears as an acute case of flu-like symptoms. Who is at risk? Anyone can become infected, but in the US blacks are infected 7 times more often than whites and Hispanics 3 times more often than whites. Other risk...
  8. The Benefits Of Using HIV Home Tests

    HIV, also called Human Immunodeficiency Virus, has afflicted many millions of people across the globe. Based on data, there are nearly a couple of million United States citizens that are suffering from this infection. This quantity is extremely frightening. What is considered to be even worse is the fact that around 20 % of HIV-positive individuals are not even aware that they have been afflicted with HIV? This is certainly one of the most significant explanations why many HIV awareness programs have already been started by various groups and sectors around the world. If you would like to know whether or not you have...
  9. Myths About HIV And AIDS

    There are several concerns and stigmas connected with HIV and AIDS. Misguided beliefs blur people's common sense and generate unreasonable ideas. The viral strain and disorder are quite severe and life-threatening, but current medical research and development have made great strides in the past several years to cut back the disease. This content includes popular myths and truths regarding the Human Immuno-Deficiency Virus or HIV and the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome or AIDS. How You Can Get HIV/AIDS It is not possible to acquire HIV or AIDS by hugging, kissing, or sharing food items. Any kind of regular, day-to-day physical contact is risk-free. A number...
  10. The Different HIV Tests

    There are several concerns and stigmas connected with HIV and AIDS. Misguided beliefs blur people's common sense and generate unreasonable ideas. The viral strain and disorder are quite severe and life-threatening, but current medical research and development have made great strides in the past several years to cut back the disease. Myths and Truths surrounding HIV This content includes popular...

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