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According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control) STD infections are at an unprecedented high and 15 to 24 age bracket accounts for half of all new infections. The WHO (World Health Organization) estimates there are one million SDI (Sexually Transmitted Infections) a day worldwide and 357 million infections a year worldwide.

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Chlamydia

Get the Facts on Chlamydia

A bacterial infection called chlamydia trachomatis and can be treated and cured with antibiotics. It's a very common STI, especially amongst 14-24 year olds. Chlamydia is often symptomless. Spread by vaginal fluids and semen, this infection can affect the genitals, cervix, anus, urethra, throat, and eyes. It is spread through vaginal, oral and anal sex.


Herpes

Herpes the most Common STD

Genital herpes is a very common STI, caused by the herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2). Symptoms will start showing up 4 days after exposure and last up to 4 weeks. Once you’re affected the following outbreaks tend to be milder. With or without symptoms, genital herpes is being spread through unprotected sexual contact.


Gonorrhea

What you Need to Know about Gonorrhea

Formally nicknamed "the Clap", gonorrhea is another bacterial infection that's spread through semen and vaginal fluids. It's caused by a bacterium called Neisseria gonorrhoeae. This STI can also be successfully treated with antibiotics. This STD is spread through sexual contact including Intercourse, Oral and Anal sex.


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Lyme Disease: Symptoms and Treatment

By Beth Navage

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Yeast Infections

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The B Vitamin that Treats Fungal Infections

By Dr. Kristie

Could a common vitamin found in meats such as chicken, beef, and seafood be used to treat fungal infections? People who suffer from common yeast infections, particularly vaginal yeast infections, are familiar with the fungus Candida albicans


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