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The Dangers and 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.

  • Bacterial - Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Strep Throat, Bladder...
  • Fungal – Athletes Foot, Ringworm, Yeast...
  • Parasitic – Pubic Lice, Scabies, Trichomoniasis...
  • Viral – Herpes, Hepatitis C, Mononucleosis, Lyme...

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 STI's

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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Viral

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What Causes a Persistent Pneumonia?

Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lungs that’s usually caused by a bacteria or virus, although fungi and protozoa can cause pneumonia too – particularly in people who have a poorly functioning immune system. Pneumonias are most commonly caused by bacteria such as Streptococcus or Mycoplasma...

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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.

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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 

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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 zosterIt is a painful viral infection.

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Parasitic

Symptoms & 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...

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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...

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