Chlamydia in children and newborns

One of the most commonly transmitted diseases in Europe is chlamydia, every year an untold number of people, both men and women are affected by chlamydia. It is not just women who are at risk when it comes to chlamydia infection; there is a huge possibility that it affects the fetus when the woman is … Read more

Common complications of HIV and AIDS

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HIV is a virus that festers in the body’s white blood cells, thereby weakening the body’s immune system. It disables the immune system as well as its ability to fight off illnesses. Statistically, about 101,000 people are living with HIV in the United Kingdom, and 92% of them are diagnosed. This means that for every … Read more

Signs and Symptoms of Syphilis

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease that develops in different stages. In later stages, it causes a wide variety of different symptoms, which might give the impression that it is a different disease. The early stages of the disease, however, causes more distinctive symptoms. The stages of syphilis are: Primary stage Secondary stage Latent (hidden) stage Tertiary (late) stage … Read more