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  1. What is The Cause And Symptoms of Genital Warts?

    What is The Cause And Symptoms of Genital Warts?
    Genital warts are one of the most common types of sexually transmitted diseases. Nearly, all people who are sexually active will contract this infection at least once in their life. This type of infection is caused due to human papillomavirus (HPV). Women are more prone to developing genital warts than men. As the name of the virus implies, genital warts...
  2. Is My Rash Cold Sore or Something Else?

    Is My Rash Cold Sore or Something Else?
    If you get painful blisters on any part of your body, they are known as cold sores. These are usually caused by a virus, but not the one that makes you sneeze and sniffle. Cold sores occur due to an infection that is called a herpes simplex virus or HSV.   Cold Sore Symptoms Cold sores, also known as fever...
  3. HPV in Men and Women – Learn More about the ‘Silent Killer’

    HPV in Men and Women – Learn More about the ‘Silent Killer’
    The Human papillomavirus, which is generally referred to as HPV, is a commonly occurring sexually transmitted disease in the U.S. An individual who is sexually active may contract this infection at some point. HPV affects the moist membranes and skin that lines the body. It is basically a group of more than 100 viruses, and different types of HPV affect...
  4. What are Super STDs? Untreatable STDs

    What are Super STDs? Untreatable STDs
    New diseases keep emerging every time, and sexually transmitted infections, which are also called as the sexually transmitted diseases, STDs are no exception. Sexually transmitted infections could lead to a serious public health threat if left untreated.   What are STDs All About? Sexually transmitted diseases are the ones that transmit from one individual to another via sexual contact. These...
  5. STDs Reach Record-high Levels in the US

    STDs Reach Record-high Levels in the US
    The Chlamydia rate in the States 2019 - source CDC   Sexually transmitted diseases, generally referred to as STDs, are at a record high rate in the U.S. today for the fourth year in a row. This report is based on new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Altogether, there have been more than...
  6. What is Herpes?

    What is Herpes?
    Herpes is an infection that is caused by the herpes simplex virus. The virus basically affects the anal region, the external genitalia, mucosal areas, and skin in other body parts. Herpes happens to be a long-term condition. Nevertheless, many people do not show any symptoms although they have been carrying the virus since long. Some of the common symptoms include...
  7. What is Gonorrhea?

    What is Gonorrhea?
    Gonorrhea is a commonly occurring STD, which is generally referred to as ‘the clap.’ This sexually transmitted infection has been affecting hundreds and thousands of women and men annually in the United States. Globally, there have been an estimated 78 million new cases of Gonorrhea that are being diagnosed on a yearly basis. In the U.S. alone, there have...
  8. What Is Chlamydia?

    What Is Chlamydia?
    Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease. It is a bacterial infection that affects both women and men and transmits during sexual contact.   As per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in the year 2015, there were more than 1.5 million cases reported for Chlamydia in the USA. This makes a rate of almost 480 cases per group...
  9. What Happened When I Took an At-Home STD Test?

    STD screening can be painless and quick, and oftentimes even free. It is not generally included in regular medical examinations – if you think you have contracted STDs you have to ask for it. Do You Want to Get Screened for STDs? STD screening is not always a vital part of the regular medical examination or gynecologist checkup. So, ensure...
  10. STDs And Pregnancy – What You Need To Know

    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...

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