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Infectious Health

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Learn about the different Types of Infections

The WHO (World Health Organization) estimates there are 1 million STI (Sexually Transmitted Infections) a day and 357 million infections a year worldwide. This website will focus in on the 4 Major Infection Types. Bacterial, Fungal, Parasitic & Viral. Examples below:

  • Chlamydia, Gonorrhea & Syphilis
  • Genital & Oral Herpes
  • Hepatitis A, B & C
  • HIV 1 & HIV 2
  • Athlete's Foot, Toenail Fungus & Impetigo
  • Bladder, Yeast & Strep Throat
  • Lyme Disease, Mono & Shingles
  • Ringworm, Scabies

Infectious & Sexual Health is important to everyone's well being and so should the spread of diseases. Learn about the different types of infections and how to avoid them.


Viral

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Protection Against the Flu

Influenza, commonly referred to as the flu, is a viral respiratory infection. While the symptoms can be like the common cold, the flu is caused by a different type of virus and is much more severe than the average cold. Symptoms of influenza include;

Influenza


Bacterial

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Signs & Dangers of a Chlamydia Infection

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 & eyes.

Chlamydia


Parasitic

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What every Parent needs to know about Scabies

Discovering your child has scabies may be distressing for you as a parent, but it's a common disease that affects all children regardless of their race and social background. Information about the disease, its symptoms and how best to treat it, are detailed below.

Scabies


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Viral

Shingles: Learn from someone who Experienced it!

Every year approximately one million people in Canada and the United States are afflicted with this virus, also known as herpes zoster. (I was unable to find statistics for other countries).

Shingles


Bacterial

How to Prevent Pink Eye

Conjunctivitis, or pink eye, is one of the most common causes of a non-painful red eye. The symptoms usually start in one eye, but can quickly spread to the other if poor hygiene is...

Pink Eye


Fungal

Five Things you Need to Know about Ringworm

Ringworm used to be a children's infection limited to the spring and summer but now now children get it year round. Known in the medical literature as tinea capitis or tinea tonsurans...

Ringworm


Parasitic

Symptoms and Treatments of Genital Crabs

Genital crabs, also known as Pubic Lice or STD Crabs, are a relatively common - and easily treated - sexually transmitted disease.  What sets pubic lice apart from the rest of the sexually...

Pubic Lice


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