The aftermath of closing health clinics was a rise in STDs

According to a recent health report issued, the rates of infection of the three major sexually transmitted diseases: syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhea have recently increased and continue to rise to very high levels among young people and teenagers. These young people usually engage in unprotected sex with infected people, without knowing it. The infected people might … [Read more…]

Zika now an STD

ZIKA now an STD

Background about Zika It is a mosquito born illness that is transmitted by Aedes species of mosquito. It is also responsible for the transmission of chikungunya viruses and dengue. This species is mostly active at day time so mosquito barrier methods are usually not effective. Two types of species are known to transmit zika virus. … [Read more…]

Living with herpes – 7 Things to Know

1. How is the life with herpes? After making this discovery, you will be put between tight walls. You might start feeling gross, insecure, dirty, you might think that no one will love you if you tell them about your condition; you may also be depressed, with no self-confidence and lonely. But actually the living … [Read more…]

What is the difference between HIV and AIDS?

Most of the people who live out there in the world find it as a difficult task to figure out the difference in between HIV and AIDS. Some people think that both are the same, but it is not. In other words, you can see some clear differences in between HIV and AIDS. Before coming … [Read more…]

STD’s during pregnancy

Contracting a Sexually Transmitted Disease is a concern for all women. These diseases are often related to unsafe sex practices and can develop in both pregnant and non-pregnant women. Whilst a STD in a non-pregnant woman can be painful and uncomfortable, for pregnant women they can have major complications for both you and the baby. … [Read more…]

Can you get an STD from kissing

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs or STIs) are the diseases that are typically transmitted during sexual intercourse. However, they can also spread through skin contacts, body fluids and from mother to newborn children. Depending on disease’s severity they may lead to irritating symptoms, serious health issues like infertility or even death. Besides, contracting an STD could … [Read more…]

All Types of STDs and STIs

Bacterial STDs Bacterial sexually transmitted infections (such as gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia) are passed from person to person during sexual intercourse. They are caused by bacteria — tiny single-celled microorganisms. Bacteria are highly resistant and are able to survive in various environments. Our body is home to many microorganisms and not all of them are … [Read more…]

5 STDs That Require Yearly Testing

Unlike many common infections that can be diagnosed by a doctor, most sexually transmitted diseases require thorough tests to be done to identify the problem and take measures. Whenever you have any symptoms, associates with STDs, such as abnormal discharge from vagina or penis, rash or sores in genital area, painful urination or itching, it … [Read more…]

Top 5 Most Dangerous STDs

Contracting a sexually transmitted disease is not a nice experience in any way. It can be tricky morally if you need to report it to your partner, it can be demanding financially when it comes to treatment. But most importantly, it can lead to serious health issues and in worst scenarios, death. That is why … [Read more…]