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Women must be careful of the 8 deadly symptoms of syphilis
Treat Syphilis bacteria immediately
Contracting the bacterial infection brings fear and sadness, but syphilis bacteria can be treated with a quick shot of antibiotics meds. The bacteria are in its latent state when after a year of not treating the infection. Syphilis can stay in your body for many years when you leave the infection untreated.
Oral and Genital Herpes; the thin line between HSV-1 and HSV-2
Spots of HSV herpes on the body
Several victims have HSV-1 that's the main cause of oral herpes than the HSV-2 virus. The location of the Herpes infection type is the significant difference between HSV-2 and HSV-1 infections. With cold sores appearing on the facial skin around the lips, they also spread as lesions around the genital region. In the number of sexually active people between 14 and 49 years of age, there are over one in six people with genital herpes infection.
Some young women at not worried risk despite the surge of STI scourge
Clinical survey by Quest Diagnostics
Despite the prevalent rate of sexually transmitted infections (STIs or STDs), many sexually active people who are exposed to these infections don't see the need to get a test; this was revealed by an industry-sponsored survey. The group, Quest Diagnostics is known for interpreting and conducting medical lab test for STDs. One of its findings from a test conducted on 4,500 young women and their healthcare providers showed a shocking pattern of their beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors.
STIs spreads are record high
Fast rising sexually transmitted infections
On Wednesday, April 4 health department officials alerted sexually active people that sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are a fast-rising scourge in Putnam County and across the country. In the year 2017, gonorrhea cases rose in the county by 60 percent and showed an increase from 17 to 27 of reported cases between 2016 and 2017.
Super Gonorrhea are becoming drug resistant
Sexually transmitted infections resisting antibiotics
For a long time scientists researching on STIs have been aware that a more antibiotics-resistant gonorrhea would become a bug, and the 'Super-gonorrhea' proved them right. These infections in the list of STIs; Mycoplasma genitalium, HIV and Syphilis are fast resisting antimicrobial treatments. The 'worst-ever' case of super-gonorrhea the world has heard was announced by Public Health England recently.