STD information database

  1. Are You Sure That Sore On You Is Not Syphilis Chancre?

    Syphilis, as a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD), is caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum which is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the world today with numerous infected people entering the records of the World Health Organization (WHO) every year. Also, this disease usually advances in several phases just like chancre (painless ulcer) ranging from the basic stage to the more dangerous one. Syphilis has 4 stages which are: Primary Secondary Latent Tertiary Interestingly, these stages... → Continue reading
  2. Here Are Some Of The Best Medicines For Treating Gonorrhea

    The knowledge that medicine exists for the cure of gonorrhea is a soothing relief for those who have been infected with it at one point or the other. What then is the use of medicine if one cannot specifically identify it or know its right usage to achieve the manufacturer’s intended result? In considering the use of medicine to use for the management of gonorrhea, recourse has to be taken to a qualified health worker. In this light, this... → Continue reading
  3. Chlamydia Urine Home Test Kit and Over-the-Counter Chlamydia Treatment

    Have you ever been faced with the challenge of having to go through a long process with STD (sexually transmitted disease) screening? Some people are actually discouraged because of the complicated process of testing for certain STDs, especially Chlamydia, because of the risk of stigmatization if one is tested positive for the infection. In a bid to avoid such, these set of people will then not be aware of their Chlamydia-positive status, thereby, posing a great threat to the... → Continue reading
  4. Over-The-Counter STD Test Kits Are Affordable and Effective

    An undiagnosed sexually transmitted disease is far more deadly than the disease itself because it becomes terribly difficult to manage the infection when it gets to the latter stage where it becomes more critical. STDs are diseases that are basically transferred from person to person via sexual intercourse. During the intercourse (coitus), fluids are discharged from the body alongside pathogenic organisms and are transferred to the other partner from an infected individual, this eventually causes the onset of STD in... → Continue reading
  5. Which Medication is Best for Chlamydia?

    When the usual body function has been altered, a person becomes worried because the body would react to various signs of these new developments. In such circumstances, people have often created means of scaling through the challenging process of having Chlamydia in order to return their body to its former state. Medical sciences, of course, have always been up to the challenge, intensely focusing on relieving mankind of the many dreadful things Chlamydia does to the body. The need... → Continue reading
  6. Sexually Transmitted Diseases Can Give Terrible Mouth Ulcers

    Ulcers in the mouth start off as a sore and is typically a common feature found in a person who is infected with a sexually transmitted disease like HIV, herpes simplex virus infection, syphilis, HPV or gonorrhea. Though to certain degrees other STDs can bring injury to the mouth, the aforementioned diseases give room for obvious attacks on the mouth. For instance, HIV exposes the immune system to infections and without taking antiretroviral drugs and eating healthy. The HIV... → Continue reading
  7. What are the Symptoms of Acute HIV Infection?

    The acute stage of an infection has often been regarded as its primary stage where the infection develops based on the way it is handled. Specifically, the acute stage of HIV is said to exist between the periods of two to four weeks after one has been exposed to the infection. Various other names are also used to describe what Acute HIV infection means; like ‘primary stage,’ ‘early stage,’ and ‘first stage.’ A person is said to have Acute... → Continue reading
  8. 6 Different Modes of Hepatitis B Transmission and How to Avoid Them

    Hepatitis B infection is one of the common sexually transmitted diseases in the world today. It is an infection of the liver whereby the virus causes inflammation in the surrounding tissues and cells of the liver. The incidence of this infection has been on the rise for so long because of the great increase in unprotected sexual intercourse among young people around the world (and even older folks too). The World Health Organization has recorded that about 257 million... → Continue reading
  9. How to (NOT) Contract HIV

    Contracting HIV is one of the biggest fears of any person who at any point in time, has heard about the horrors of the disease. For this reason, many have held on to awkward beliefs about HIV for years which have, consequently, misled other ignorant persons also. Knowing how a human contracts HIV goes beyond mere speculation or set of beliefs which have been passed on from generation to generations It is therefore important to consider some of these... → Continue reading
  10. What Happens to the Body if Chlamydia is Left Untreated?

    Chlamydia is one of the most common Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the world today affecting mostly women than men because the infection can cause a great damage to the reproductive system of a woman. Aside from the fact that the infection is deadly and greatly affects women, it is also asymptomatic, exhibiting little or no symptoms in the affected individual, which is why most people walk around with the infection without getting the slightest idea that they are infected... → Continue reading

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