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How do STDs start?

Published at : 30-10-2019 View : 7109

        Do you know what is Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?, this means they're most often but not exclusively spread by sexual intercourse. They can cause infertility, urinary tract problems, and cancers of the vulva, cervix, vagina, penis, and anus. The best way to avoid and cure some STDs always start to a certain individuals together with a consultation to the experts. Although, Heng Kang Clinic is always open for everyone to help and to guide people to avoid having STDs.

About Sexually Transmitted Disease

  Sexually Transmitted Diseases are known as (STD) in short, these diseases are infectious and spread from person to person through intimate contacts. This virus can affect men and women both of all ages and backgrounds who are having unprotected sexual activities and clinics have been an important component of the Heng Kang Clinic, health care safety net; they provide Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) testing, treatment, and partner services; risk reduction counseling; HIV testing and linkage to care for those found to be HIV-infected; and Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) and HIV prevention activities for the community.

 

 

Signs of Sexually Transmitted Disease

  Signs and symptoms that might indicate a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) include:

   Unusual discharge or bleeding from the vagina

   Pain or discomfort during sex or urination

   Lower Abdominal Pain

   Unusual discharge or bleeding from the penis and vagina

   Bumps of the genital area

Causes of Sexually Transmitted Disease

  Bacteria and viruses that grow in warm, moist places in the body cause Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) and they are passed from one person to another through sex.

  Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) can be minor or they can be very painful, even life-threatening. These diseases are spread through fluids in the body and most often shared throughout vaginal, oral or anal intercourse. Some Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) pass from one person to another through infected blood.

  For example, among people who share infected drug needles, or a mother could infect her child throughout maternity, and childbirth. Shaking hands, sharing clothes, or sharing a toilet seat, for example, would not lead to Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs). Anyone can get a Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs). Teenagers and young adults have the highest risk since they are more likely to have many sex partners, and they may not know how to prevent problems.

Screening for Sexually Transmitted Disease

  When screening for Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD), special considerations should be given for the following:

  HIV Screening - Should be done for everyone ages 13-64.

  Screenings for Adolescents and Young Adults under 25 Years of age - Chlamydia and gonorrhea screenings should be done for women under age 25 also like older women who are in danger. Screening for syphilis, HIV, chlamydia, and hepatitis b should be given to all pregnant women and gonorrhea screening for pregnant women in danger.

  Men Who Have Sex With Men - These men have higher rates of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD, such as HIV and syphilis and should be tested for these as well as chlamydia and gonorrhea.

 

 

   For further questions, you can visit Heng Kang clinic at 517-519 Quintin Paredes St., Brgy.289, Binondo, City of Manila, you may also click the consultation box on the right side of your screen or you may call us at (02) 8356 - 0262 to set an appointment.

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