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  1. What Happened When I Took an At-Home STD Test?

    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 to ask your doctor for STD screening. It is imperative that you be honest with your doctor about your... →Continue reading
  2. 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, you are not the only one at risk here; most of the STDs can be extremely harmful to you and... →Continue reading
  3. Do I have the flu or a STD? 11 Signs You Need to get Tested Immediately

    Do I have the flu or a STD? 11 Signs You Need to get Tested Immediately
    When we start experiencing some sort of bodily discomfort, we generally chalk it up to the cold and flu. There are numerous flu-like symptoms that are more related to the sexually transmitted diseases that basically cover themselves up as some of the commonly occurring body ailments. Are you sexually active, and as a result, you are experiencing some uncommon symptoms and bodily discomfort which looks like flu? You should get yourself checked immediately as the symptoms you are experiencing... →Continue reading
  4. Curing Gonnorhea

    Curing Gonnorhea
    Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae (1). It is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the world (2). The bacteria can infect both men and women, with a higher incidence seen in young adults (age 15-24 years in women and age 20-24 years in men) (1). The risk factors for gonorrheal infection include the following (1): Sexual contact with an infected individual. Sexual contact with an individual from an endemic... →Continue reading
  5. The Side Effects of HIV On Your Body

    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 healthy from common infections and diseases. HIV gradually weakens the body’s natural defense system, as it prevails, symptoms start showing up. It is imperative to learn what happens as the... →Continue reading
  6. Skin Rash and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

    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 to transmit them. What makes these STDs common? The prime reason is mainly that people do not really know how to prevent, treat, and avoid... →Continue reading
  7. Chlamydia - Symptoms, Causes, Diagnoses, And Treatment

    Chlamydia - Symptoms, Causes, Diagnoses, And Treatment
    Chlamydia is one of the most commonly occurring sexually transmitted diseases in the United States. This STD easily spreads as it often causes no symptoms and perhaps would unknowingly pass on to your sexual partners. As a matter of fact, about 50 percent of infections in men and 75 percent in women are without any prior symptoms. Chlamydia Symptoms – What Do You Need To Know It is not easy for anyone to tell if they have been infected... →Continue reading
  8. Chlamydia Signs and Symptoms

    Chlamydia Signs and Symptoms
    Chlamydia is one of the most frequently reported bacterial sexually transmitted infections in the United States, according to CDC reports. The infection is spread easily between sexual partners because it is rarely accompanied by obvious symptoms. CDC estimates that about 2.86 million infections occur annually. Many people get infected with chlamydia but fail to seek treatment because they are not aware of the symptoms, or the symptoms fail to appear in the first place. Unfortunately, serious complications can arise... →Continue reading
  9. Teens Invented Condoms that can Detect STDs

    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 a scientifically implausible one. How would it work? According to the BBC, Daanyaal Ali, Chirag Shah, and Muaz Nawaz... →Continue reading
  10. Where You Can Buy STD Rapid Test Kits

    Where You Can Buy STD Rapid Test Kits
    Sexually transmitted diseases are widespread nowadays and it has caused a number of epidemics in various parts of the world. For that reason, we must find a way to stop and avoid that, and help those that have been affected. These days, some of the most common STDs include HIV, Syphilis, Gonorrhea, and Chlamydia. These four have stricken several millions of people worldwide, and that number is indeed alarming. Know your status to prevent yourself from infections In order... →Continue reading

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