Male Infertility Can Be Caused By Chlamydia

Chlamydia is one of the more common types of diseases transmitted through sexual intercourse. The condition is caused by a specific bacterium known as Chlamydia trachomatis. The sexually transmitted infection is prevalent among both men and women. A total of 577,644 new cases of the Chlamydia infection were reported in 2017 among men. This data accounts … Read more Male Infertility Can Be Caused By Chlamydia

How Alcohol Increases the Risk of STDs

Heavy alcohol consumption causes risky sexual behaviors. 60% of the younger population avoid using contraception, prefer to change multiple partners, and have unprotected anal intercourse when under the influence.  Alcohol is one of the most highly consumed drugs on the planet among the younger population. In fact, adolescents are two times more likely to use … Read more How Alcohol Increases the Risk of STDs

How Herpes And Other Dormant Viruses Reactivate Explained In New Study

Herpes is one of the most well-known sexually transmitted infections among the general population. In fact, researchers suggest that most people throughout the world have some type of herpes. Different types of diseases exist. Some forms of herpes simply cause mild symptoms such as cold sores. Other types of these viral infections, however, can lead … Read more How Herpes And Other Dormant Viruses Reactivate Explained In New Study

We Are Facing A New Strain Of Super-Resistant Gonorrhea!

Gonorrhea, a common sexually transmitted infection (STI) transmitted through unprotected oral, vaginal, or anal sexual intercourse, has given us plenty of troubles over the years. As if it was not enough to struggle with the multiple complications of untreated gonorrhea infections. Now we have to find a solution to overcome a new super gonorrhea strain … Read more We Are Facing A New Strain Of Super-Resistant Gonorrhea!

Syphilis Almost Eliminated Everywhere Except In Africa

Syphilis – the once dangerous sexually transmitted disease (STD) has been efficiently treated, and the risk of its complications reduced with the discovery of penicillin. Although easily being transmitted through having unprotected oral, vaginal, or anal sexual intercourse, the symptoms of the syphilis infection have been efficiently treated within a matter of weeks with the … Read more Syphilis Almost Eliminated Everywhere Except In Africa

Mycoplasma Genitalium Bacterial STD Leads To Potential HIV

The World Health Organization refers to HIV as a global epidemic. By 2018, an estimated 37.9 million individuals throughout the world were infected with this sexually transmitted disease. Among people aged between 15 and 49, an estimated 0.8% are currently infected with HIV. Researchers are constantly trying to find ways to improve preventative strategies currently used … Read more Mycoplasma Genitalium Bacterial STD Leads To Potential HIV

The First Chlamydia Vaccine Can Pave the Way for More Effective STI Preventive Methods

A vaccine developed to prevent chlamydia infections has successfully completed its first testing phase.  For the last year, the production of the chlamydia vaccine was a top priority. But the intricate pathogen has made progress and development incredibly difficult and challenging. Based on the recent report, the primary trial phase has shown favorable results.   … Read more The First Chlamydia Vaccine Can Pave the Way for More Effective STI Preventive Methods

Trichomonas Prevalence in Africa and How STDs Kits Can Help to Reduce Numbers

Trichomonas or commonly referred to as “trich,” is a serious problem for all low-income regions, particularly in African countries. There are more than 180 million STD cases reported globally, and most of them are in Africa.  Trich in Africa’s developing countries has a prevalence rate of 5% that can often go as high as 37%. … Read more Trichomonas Prevalence in Africa and How STDs Kits Can Help to Reduce Numbers

Is chlamydia curable?

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) spread by the bacteria Chlamydia Trachomatis. It’s one of the most common STDs and affects both men and women. Chlamydia is transmitted through any form of sexual contact, including vaginal, oral, or anal sex. Who’s at Risk? To give a broad perspective, anyone who has unprotected sex is … Read more Is chlamydia curable?

Gonorrhea Symptoms

Gonorrhea is the most common of sexually transmitted diseases in young people. The bacterium known as Neisseria gonorrhoeae infects mostly the warm moist parts of the body. Since it is a sexual disease, these parts are the genitals and rectum. Under rare circumstances, you can contract the disease in your throat and eyes.  Men usually suffer damage … Read more Gonorrhea Symptoms