The CDC Will Go Through the STD Awareness Week for 2020, With a Shorter Time Frame

Despite the current Coronavirus pandemic, the CDC is working tirelessly on multiple unrelated projects that are equally important. One such project is scheduled to begin in mid-April 12 to 18th, it’s the STD Awareness Week.  The timing couldn’t be more perfect. Since chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis cases have skyrocketed over the years, it’s crucial to … Read more The CDC Will Go Through the STD Awareness Week for 2020, With a Shorter Time Frame

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

Chlamydia Infection

Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). It is caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis. Chlamydia infection does not always cause symptoms.  A very high number (up to 60-80%) of the infected persons are unaware of it. It is a very serious infection, and may result in infertility. More: Chlamydia bacteria Transmission The main route of … Read more Chlamydia Infection

Gonorrhea in the eye

Gonorrhea is one of the most contagious infections caused by bacteria. It is most often transmitted through sexual activities – oral, vaginal, and anal. Other parts of the body can also be infected with this gonorrhea, such as the eyes and throat. Newborns can also get gonorrhea from their mother during labor, in which case … Read more Gonorrhea in the eye

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 Syphilis

Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea is a bacterial infection which is caused by Neisseria gonorrhea and transmitted through sexual intercourse. Gonorrhea is most common amongst homosexual males as well as people who have multiple partners. The symptoms of gonorrhea are evident between 2 to 7 days after infection, and some of those symptoms include getting a green or yellow … Read more Gonorrhea