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  1. Practices that Women with Hepatitis C Must Know

    When a woman is infected with Hepatitis C, they need to learn a few more things in order to keep their loved ones safe from getting the infection. Accurate information and knowing right from wrong is the best tool that women can use in order to keep their reproductive health intact they get viral free again. During menstrual cycle When a woman contracts Hepatitis C, their menstrual cycle doesn’t stop from happening every month. Hepatitis C is being transmitted... → Continue reading
  2. When Should Women Seek HIV Test?

    Regardless if you have active sexual life or not, you should still undergo HIV testing. It is a must for women to be tested against HIV to find out their HIV status at least once in a while (every 3 to 5 years). However, if you fall in any of these categories below, make sure to be getting HIV testing regularly. -        You have multiple sexual partners -        You engage in unprotected sex with different partners -        You have... → Continue reading
  3. Women And Gonorrhea – Treating It With Pride

    Since Gonorrhea is one of the earliest sexually transmitted infections known to men, women with gonorrhea always feel ashamed to admit that they have it. Oftentimes, they pretend that it doesn’t exist even if all symptoms show that they probably have it. This stigma of gonorrhea stemmed from the fact that gonorrhea is only acquired through direct sexual contact with a person infected with gonorrhea. Facts about gonorrhea that women should know Gonorrhea is transmitted through sexual activity only... → Continue reading
  4. 5 Symptoms of Gonorrhea for Females

    Gonorrhea is a very common sexually transmitted infection (STI) or sexually transmitted disease (STD) that is caused by the bacteria, Neisseria gonorrhoeae. It is also quite rampant among teens as well as people in their early 20s. it is so common that it is often referred to as “the drip” and “the clap” in certain parlances. Gonorrhea transmission and contraction are typical of any form of unprotected sexual intercourse (i.e. oral, anal, and vaginal sex). It may also be... → Continue reading
  5. Signs And Symptoms You May Have Vaginal Cancer

    Generally, cancer is a dreaded disease condition where cells divide and spread across other surrounding tissues in an uncontrollable manner. Be that as it may, in the case of vaginal cancer these uncontrollable cells give rise to malignant tumors in the vagina tissues. These malignant tumors formed in the vaginal tissues are medically termed Vaginal Cancer. This type of cancer (also known as carcinoma of the vagina) is a rare type found in less than 2 percent of females... → Continue reading
  6. Pelvic inflammatory disease

    Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) affects a woman’s reproductive organs and can have potentially life-threatening complications. The most common cause of PID is a sexually transmitted infection (STI), particularly chlamydia and gonorrhea (although non-STI related causes are also possible). The World Health Organization estimates that the numbers of chlamydia and gonorrhea are increasing, meaning that PID will continue to be a significant medical problem. PID arises from leaving STIs untreated. This allows the initial infection to progress from the genital area... → Continue reading
  7. Psychological barriers to STD detection

    The symptoms for many sexually transmitted diseases/infection (STD/STI) can be very mild or be confused with symptoms for other diseases. Very often, STDs do not even produce any symptoms. Despite beginning in a seemingly innocuous manner, many of these diseases come with serious consequences when left untreated, impacting a person’s health, reproductive ability, and general quality of life. As such, early detection is critical to preventing complications and curbing the spread of disease STDs are actually quite easy to detect... → Continue reading
  8. Sexually Transmitted Infections During Pregnancy

    Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) often begin silently, or so mildly that few take any notice of them. Unfortunately, untreated STIs often cause serious adverse effects. The seeming innocuousness of STIs may lead people not to seek diagnosis or medical attention for possible STIs until permanent damage has already occurred. As the majority of STIs occur in young people of childbearing age, it is also important to consider the possible effects of STIs in unborn children. This is because many STIs... → Continue reading
  9. Common STD Symptoms among Women

    The symptoms of STD in women varies since none of the features can be generalized. These differences are implications of the stages and types of infections present at such particular periods. Sexually transmitted disease in women can either be severe, mild or not even visible at all even when truly existent in the said body. Majority of women with the disease either become aware due to the itching, rash, pain or some abnormal discharges from the vagina. The symptoms of... → Continue reading
  10. Not Treating STDs Can Lead To Tubo-Ovarian Abscess

    Tubo-ovarian abscess (TOA) is an inflammatory complication in the fallopian tube arising from a full-blown pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), and sometimes from a hysterectomy complication. The infected ovary and fallopian tube usually have a whitish-yellow substance contained in them and is prevalent in women of reproductive age. The abscess commonly arises from the infection of the upper genital tract with inflamed masses in the ovary, fallopian tube, and sometimes in other adjacent organs in the pelvis. If the abscess... → Continue reading

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