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The Dangers & Complications of Infections

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates there are 1 million Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) a day and 357 million infections a year worldwide. Below, are 4 major Types of Infections you need to know about with some of their connected diseases.

  1. Bacterial - Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Strep Throat, Syphilis...
  2. Fungal – Athletes Foot, Ringworm, Yeast Infections...
  3. Parasitic – Pubic Lice, Scabies, Trichomoniasis...
  4. Viral – Herpes, Hepatitis C, Mononucleosis...

Learn about the different Signs, Symptoms & Transmissions of these infections and available Treatments if exposed, plus how to avoid them if possible.

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Symptoms for 10 Common STDs

These diseases are classified as STD (Sexually Transmitted Diseases) because they can be spread through sexual activity. Also known as STI "sexually transmitted infections", these medical conditions may be dangerous if left untreated. They don't only affect your current physical health but can also hinder your future fertility and sexual virility.

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Herpes Symptoms, Transmission, Testing & Treatment

The 2 Types (strains) of herpes caused by the "Herpes Simplex Virus" (HSV) are Oral (HSV-1) and Genital (HSV-2). Symptoms will start showing up 4 days after exposure & last up to 4 weeks. Once you’re infected the following outbreaks tend to be milder. Herpes can also by symptomless.

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Trichomoniasis Symptoms, Transmission, Testing & Treatment

Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease or STD. It is sometimes referred to as Trich or Trichomonas, and it is caused by a parasite known as "Trichomonas Vaginalis." This parasite is commonly found in sexual fluids, including vaginal, pre cum, and semen. 

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Causes & Symptoms of Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is a term used to describe bacteria & viruses that enter the body through food & wreck havoc on the digestive system. Food poisoning is caused by...

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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 zosterIt is a painful viral infection.

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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...

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