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STD Symptoms And How To Avoid Contamination.

The most common STDs are HIV, syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea.

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STD Symptoms And How To Avoid Contamination.

STD is sexually transmitted diseases that are passed from one person to another during sexual intercourse. They’re very common, and most people who have them don’t have symptoms.

These sexually transmitted diseases can be dangerous, but the good part of it is that you can get tested and treated for most of them. The most common STDs are HIV, syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea. HIV and syphilis are detected by blood testing.

What Is HIV?

HIV is an STD which damages the immune system, the part of the body that fights infection. Eventually, the immune system becomes so weak that diseases and infections begin to attack the body.

The most common ways people are infected with with this virus is through unprotected sex or by sharing sharp objects like razor or syringes used by someone who is infected. It can also be contacted through piercings or tattoos. HIV can also be passed to a baby from an infected mother during pregnancy or birth. Although all donated blood has been tested for this virus since 1985, since some people were infected by receiving HIV-infected blood products between 1978 and 1985. Check symptoms of HIV and get tested quickly

NOTE;

This virus cannot be contracted through the air or from a casual contact. It is not spread by living around people, you cannot be contaminated by working or going to school with someone with HIV. You cannot get it by shaking hands, hugging, kissing, sneezing or coughing. This disease can not also be spread by sharing food, plates, toilets, tubs or pools,  or by mosquitoes or any other insects. There is no cure for HIV as of time of writing, and anyone can become infected with the virus; it has nothing to do with age, religion or nationality.

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Syphilis

 

Syphilis is an STD caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum. Its signs and symptoms vary depending on which of the four stages it presents (primary, secondary, latent and tertiary). The primary stage classically presents with a single chancre (a firm, painless, non-itchy skin ulceration), but there may be many sores. In secondary syphilis, a noticeable rash occurs, which frequently involves the palms of the hands and soles of the feet. There may also be sores in the lips or vagina. In latent syphilis, which can last for years, there are little or no symptoms. In tertiary syphilis, there are gummas (soft, non-cancerous growths) or neurological or heart symptoms. Syphilis has been known as the “great imitator” as it may cause similar symptoms of many other diseases. Syphilis can easily be cured with antibiotics.

Chlamydia

 

Chlamydia is an infection[ STD] spread through sexual contact. This infection infects the urethra in men. In women, it infects the urethra and the cervix and can spread to the woman reproductive organs which may affect the womb.

An estimated 30 percent of men and 50-75 of women with chlamydia have no symptoms.

 If left untreated, chlamydia can be very harmful to both men and women. In women, it can cause pelvic inflammatory disease, a serious infection of the sex organs; infertility; problems during pregnancy that could lead to death, joint pain, eye infections, and liver, heart or bladder problems.

In men, it can cause severe pain in the penis and testicles; sterility; joint pain; eye infections; and liver, heart or bladder problems. Chlamydia can be cured and getting treated early is the key to stop other major health challenges later.

Gonorrhea

 

Gonorrhea is also an infection[STD] spread sexually through unprotected sex. Gonorrhea is a common sexually transmitted disease, sometimes referred to as “the clap.” It affects hundreds of thousands of men and women annually in the United States. Many people don’t even know they have gonorrhea, and they don’t get treated, so they pass it to others.

Gonorrhea can cause sterility, pain and swelling in the knees or other joints, small red blisters on the skin and heart problems. A pregnant woman can give it to her baby during pregnancy and childbirth. The baby may have eye infections and pneumonia.

 

How to Prevent STDs.

 

  •  Avoid unprotected sex
  • Have not less than one partner
  • Always get tested with your partner and be faithful
  • Avoid sex at all if you can
  • Always check your condoms before use if there is any leakage

 

Get tested today, stay safe and save your future!

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