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You Can Protect Yourself From STDs Using These Tips
The most accurate way of avoiding contracting an STD is total abstinence from sex. Unfortunately, this has never been an option for most of us. All the same, you can still have sex and at the same time avoid contracting an STD. There are diverse ways to do so. The main question is but how? The first step is knowing yourself and knowing your partner too. More so, knowing the importance of condoms as well as safer sex is also a crucial step. With that said, you must be dying to hear more. There we go!
A Few Tips To Handle an STI Case Effectively
Are you suspecting that the less expected has happened? From the look of things, it may seem that you already have a sexually transmitted disease. The good thing is every problem under the sun has a solution. You will overcome this soon or later. To ensure that you come out of the situation triumphantly then there is you can do something about it. The first step in working out of this nightmare is taking a deep breath and remembers that you are not absolutely sure whether you already have one or it’s just an assumption. All the same, since you have the notion that it might be an STD behold a list of crucial guidelines to take into account.
Sexually Transmitted Infections
The number of sexually transmitted diseases is rising at a high rate. Despite advanced health measures put in place, the situation is deteriorating. In fact, the chief Falls Community Medical Officer Dr. Jeniffer Tinguely points out that there is a major problem especially with the spread of these infections. The sad part of the story is that most people are not aware of the predicament. As a result, most people seem not to care about STD testing.
Paying More Attention on Syphilis
Data is about numbers and numbers do not lie. In fact, at a time like now, they are not lying at all. They are showing that syphilis is back, and not in a small way. It is here with us, in a very big way. Not knowing this could mean that when you catch it, you will not know that you have it. And that could hinder your diagnosis and treatment. If it is not treated in good time, the bacteria that cause syphilis can also affect your brain. Now, numbers show that in the years between 2010 to 2015, the syphilis bacterial infections went up by more than 60 percent.
STDS Can Cause Blindness
What do you know about STDs? It is not enough. Hardly, while STDs are no discussed over the table, you might almost think that the T in STDs stands for taboo. Well, to some extent, it really does. But burying our head in the sand and ignoring this very important topic does not mean that there are no sexually transmitted infections because there are many of them. In fact, every year, more than 20 million Americans are infected. That is a huge number and tell you what… these are not among people who regularly have sex, but among teenagers and young adults spanning ages of 15 through 24, or thereabouts.