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Testing for STD is Critical but so is Restrained Sexual Behavior

The danger of contacting sexually transmitted diseases (STD) is moderately high across the Washington DC-Arlington-Alexandria tri-city area with close to 40,000 cases in a year at the rate of around 600 infections for every 100,000 people. While this is not an alarmingly high number but it is surely not on the lower side either. Whether you get infected or not depends on your lifestyle to a large extent, especially your...

As STDs Continue To Haunt the Globe – Testing & Treatment Remains the Only Hope

There has never been a time in history when epidemics did not grip humanity. Infectious diseases have tormented civilizations. A few devastating ones include bubonic plague, cholera, influenza, and small pox. They were brutal killers, wiping out populations. History is replete with accounts of pandemics that clearly validate that wars, poverty, poor & unhygienic living conditions, and social inequality are drivers of transmissions. As per records available, it was during Middle Ages that...

Do Not Delay in Getting Tested For STDs – The Postponement Can Prove Disastrous

Unusual as it may seem, rates of sexually transmitted infections has taken an abrupt downturn during this corona virus breakout. This should appear good news. The Covid-19 breakout must have kept people away from bars, nightclubs, and gatherings, thus minimizing the opportunities for risky sexual behavior. But experts in sexual health have a different take. They say the pandemic has seriously disrupted testing and treatment. “This could be a harbinger of bad news”, says a...

Get A Free Chlamydia Test In Arlington To Keep A Check On Your Sexual Health

A sexy night with a stranger is just so thrilling. The not so thrilling aspect could be a sexually transmitted infection that you may catch from that person. In most cases, the surge of passion is such that the sexual partners do not ask for detailed sexual healthy history from each other. A brief history of STIs/STDs What are these? Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) or Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) are those infections...

Do Not Neglect To Get Tested For HIV/STD – Your Wellness Is At Stake

As the corona virus pandemic spreads across the globe gobbling up health resources, some neglected diseases are making a comeback. It is not just that Covid-19 has diverted medical professionals’ focus from diseases like malaria, TB, and H.I.V. The lockdowns across Africa and Asia have raised insurmountable barriers for patients who must travel far to obtain treatment and drugs. The fear of Covid-19 and closing down of clinics has deterred many patients...

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Why and When Should One Consider Syphilis Blood Test in Arlington VA

Humans are exposed to a wide spectrum of infections that are caused by a number of pathogens such as viruses, bacteria, and fungi, among others. Some of these infections can be extremely unhealthy and fatal if not treated in time. Challenges and risks of STDs If you are thinking that these embarrassing and serious diseases are sexually transmitted infections, you have hit the bull’s eye. Commonly mentioned as STDs, these infections are...

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What Are The Early Signs of HIV And How To Know If You Are Positive

Despite most people knowing that HIV is a serious health issue, a good percentage of them are not even aware of the symptoms to look for. They start researching only when they suspect they are at a risk. Would you believe if someone told you that in the early days of HIV, the symptoms could be something as common as cold and cough? Yes, it’s true. A few into the infection...

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The Resurgence of Syphilis – Now a Worrying Public Health Issue

Three decades back, in the 1990s to be precise, syphilis made a strong comeback in the United States after 40 years. No wonder it was deceiving doctors who had rarely seen a case. Many specialists got confused with sores in their patients, diagnosing them with abscesses, hemorrhoids, or cancers - when in fact it was syphilis. A young man with a painless sore on his genitals had presented himself to a doctor. The doctor...

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Look After Your Sexual Health – Get Tested For STDs As Required

In the United States, the cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis is on the rise. At any given time, there are more than a 100 million cases of STDs in the country. Chlamydia bacteria are responsible for around 1.5 million new cases every year. According to the Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), chlamydia is highly prevalent despite it being easily cured. It is possible the number of reported cases is rising because...