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Why Untreated Infections can Cause Serious Illness

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates there are over 1 million Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) a day and 357 million infections a year worldwide.

The 4 Major Types of Infections are:

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

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

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Signs & Symptoms for 10 Common STDs

These medical conditions are called Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) because they can spread through sexual activity. They are also referred to as Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD). These conditions maybe Dangerous if left Untreated plus they can also affect your...

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When Does a Sore Throat Need Medical Attention?

Most sore throats are caused by a virus and will resolve on their own within five to seven days, but in some cases a sore throat can be a sign of a more serious infection such as strep or mono which needs medical treatment.

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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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Herpes Symptoms, 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...

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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 children get it year-round. Known in the medical literature as tinea capitis or tinea tonsurans...

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How to Get Tested for STDs

You will have to decide whether you get tested publicly or privately. The main differences between Public & Private testing are Costs, Privacy & Insurance.

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