Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) and Sexually Transmitted Infections ( STIs) are very common especially among youths under the age of 25, but also in many adults. Youths are at a higher risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases and infections as they tend to have unprotected sex from time to time.
Most youths assume their partners are safe and this is … Read More
Most people associate sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) with HIV/AIDS, gonorrhea, and syphilis. The truth is that there are more than 15 different types of sexually transmitted infections.
These include genital herpes, Human Papillomavirus (HPV), bacterial vaginosis, Chlamydia and viral hepatitis among others. According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control), there are approximately 19.7 million new STI cases ever … Read More
Testing For Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Research has shown that majority of people think that they can notice and know what kind of STD infection they may be having. That is a wrong perception; not all infections show symptoms. You may be thinking you are very healthy, yet you are infected unknowingly. A window stage period has little symptoms to show. … Read More
If you are leading an active sexual life, then getting regularly checked for sexually transmitted disease (STDs) and infections (STIs) is very important.
This is especially important because most sexually transmitted infections do not have early symptoms or have very mild ones that are easily missed.
Despite this, many people shy away from visiting hospitals or clinics for STD testing.… Read More