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Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Can Cause Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

Pelvic inflammatory disease or PID is the infection of the uterus, fallopian tubes and other reproductive organs of women. This is a common complication of sexually transmitted diseases like Chlamydia and gonorrhea. PID can damage the fallopian tubes and tissues in and near the uterus and ovaries. PID can cause further reproductive health problems such […]

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Gonorrhea symptoms and detection

Gonorrhea is one of the most common diseases passed from one person to another during sexual activity. This sexually transmitted disease is experiencing an overall increase in reported cases. According to the CDC, gonorrhea is the second most commonly reported notifiable disease in the United States, with approximately 700,000 new infections of the STD reported […]

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Chlamydia, Being Asymptomatic

On the news and in newspapers and magazines the public is presented with new studies and statistics regarding HIV/AIDS.  Additionally, both the American and global public should also recognize that Chlamydia, one of the most common sexually transmitted infections across continents, is equally dangerous and rapidly claiming victims, specifically, women and young adults.  Because, like […]

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Common Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Their Treatment

Sexually transmitted diseases are not as unusual as people may think. Statistics show that about 50 million people all over the world acquire sexually transmitted diseases in just a single year. With that kind of number, one would be inclined to ask what the most common STD is. Let this article give you the answers […]

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Confidential STD Testing is Available for Anyone Who Needs It

Probably the scariest part about getting tested for sexually transmitted diseases is working up the nerve to make the call. Many people are fearful of contacting a center for this service because they don’t want anyone to know they may have an STD. The days of worrying about not having privacy when getting tested are […]

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Early Detection of STD’s Can Save Lives

Although sexually transmitted diseases are more difficult to contract than other types of diseases, they are becoming more and more common. This phenomenon is because people do not know how to properly protect themselves from exposure. STD’s are spread through sexual contact, including oral, anal and vaginal sex. The list of sexually transmitted diseases includes […]

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How to Detect the Symptoms of STD

A sexually transmitted disease can cause a range of symptoms in people that can sometimes mask itself as a common medical condition. Signs such as sores, discharge, and pain can seem like a minor condition, but the risk of letting the symptoms continue without treatment can mean major health issues. That’s why it is so […]

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It’s Simple to Find STD Testing Centers Near You

The first question on many people’s minds is, “Why worry about an STD? I know my partner is safe.” The reality is that many sexually transmitted diseases occur when one partner take the risk of trusting the other without full information about whether they suffer from an STD infection. The person who has the infection […]

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Regular STD Testing Can Save Lives

If you are not in a monogamous relationship with a partner that does not have any sexually transmitted diseases you are at risk of being infected. Regular STD testing of both you and all of your sexual partners is an important step to your long-term health. Many STD’s do not show immediate signs, or have […]

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STD Prevention

The question of whether or not to seek testing for STDs is one that looms over the lives of many young adults. Men and women wonder if they need to be tested for sexually transmitted diseases. They wonder if the should request a partner to be tested. Many people just want to learn more about […]

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