Why It’s Important To Get Tested For Chlamydia

A recent publication issued, by a project funded by the NHS, reported that about 25% of students who attend university seems to contract some type of STI within the very first year of study. Chlamydia is currently considered one of the most common sexually transmitted infections among the general population, especially in younger adults. There … Read more

Gonorrhea and Infertility

Gonorrhea (gonococcal infection) is one of the most contagious sexually transmitted infections, and it can result in serious complications. It may even lead to infertility, if not treated in time. Gonococcus (bacteria that cause gonorrhea) cause infertility in women by spreading into and damaging fallopian tubes through the cervix. It can also make men infertile by damaging the … Read more

Testing and Diagnosis of Chlamydia

Chlamydia is an STD caused by the bacterium Chalmydia trachomatis. This infectious disease does not cause any symptoms in over half of the cases. This is the main reason why chlamydia is the most common STD among 15-25 people. Untreated chlamydia infection can result in serious complications, such as pelvic inflammatory disease and infertility. That is why … Read more

Syphilis

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease caused by Treponema pallidum bacteria. This STD is relatively rare among heterosexuals, but occurs much more frequently among gays, and people with backgrounds of countries outside of Europe. It is very important to treat the disease as soon as possible after diagnosis. Treatment is usually with antibiotics. If untreated, syphilis might eventually cause … Read more