STDs

List of all STDs and their Symptoms

List of all STDs and their Symptoms

Sexually Transmitted Diseases are the ones that are easily passed from one person to another, cause various complications and are sometimes difficult or impossible to cure. This is why it is important to know the most common STDs, their ways…

Chlamydia prevention

Chlamydial Infection Prevention

Chlamydial Infection Prevention and Risk Reduction Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted disease. This means that it is transferred by different types of sexual intercourse that includes oral, anal and vaginal intercourse that involve the exchange of body fluids. Unfortunately…

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40 common causes of dark urine

What does dark urine mean? Normal urine is clear in appearance and has a straw-yellow color which comes from a pigment called urochrome. When you take more water, the urine gets diluted and takes a lighter color. On the other…

Molluscum Contagiosum

Molluscum Contagiosum

What is molluscum contagiosum? Molluscum Contagiosum is a viral infection that affects individuals regardless of their age and gender. The symptoms of the infection include the formation of small flesh-colored bumps on the skin. The spots have an indent in…

What is Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B

What is Hepatitis B Hepatitis B is a viral infection attacking the liver and representing real life danger. The term ‘hepatitis‘ means inflammation of the liver. For some people, hepatitis B is an acute disease but for others it can…

Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C

What is Hepatitis C The term “Hepatitis” is used to define an inflammatory condition of the liver. Among the triggers for hepatitis are some meds, toxins, certain diseases, alcohol abuse, bacterial and virus infections etc. For the moment there are…

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

What is PID? Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, commonly known as PID, is an infection affecting the female reproductive organs. PID typically comes as a complication of various sexually transmitted diseases, mainly caused by Chlamydia or Gonorrhea bacteria. When left untreated, PID…

STD Testing

STD Testing Methods

What is the perfect time to visit a doctor and be tested for sexually transmitted diseases? Most people only start to pay attention to their health after being exposed to the symptoms that make their life uncomfortable, such as uncommon…

HPV prevention

Human Papillomavirus Prevention

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Prevention and Risk Reduction The most complex preventive measure is taking a vaccine before the start of sexual life. It may not avert the disease in general, but disarms most dangerous types of the virus that could…

human papillomavirus

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

What is HPV Human Papillomavirus, commonly referred to as HPV, is a vast group of viruses potentially leading to warts, genital warts and, in worst cases, cancer. However, most HPV types do not result in any harmful effect on human…