Urethritis treatment

Urethritis can best be described as an inflammation of the urethra and is typically caused by a virus or bacteria. Bacteria, such as E. coli which is known to cause urinary tract infection, can lead to your urethritis as well as certain sexually transmitted diseases such as chlamydia and gonorrhoea. Urethritis can also be caused […]

Chlamydia treatment

Chlamydia is a disorder that is more commonly found in young adults, African Americans and people in urban areas that show a lower economic and social status. It is a bacterial infection disease that is transmitted between two people during sexual relations. Chlamydia is currently the most commonly transmitted STD or in America and it […]

HPV symptoms in men

It is important to know that Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) in men is more common than realized by the general public. Most of the information that you can find on it these days is in regards to HPV in women. However, it is estimated that one half of all the men that are sexually active […]

Syphilis symptoms

It is said that King Henry the eighth, one of the most memorable and despised kings in England’s history, died from syphilis. Of course, the medical knowledge at the time of his death was so limited his death might not have been assigned a proper and correct cause. While it is impossible to find out […]

Urethritis symptoms

Urethra is the condition where the urethra of the body becomes inflamed. A number of bacteria and viruses are responsible for causing urethra. The most common type of such bacteria is E.coli. This genus of bacteria is also associated with infections of the urinary tract and also with diseases transmitted through sexual interactions, such as […]

Chlamydia symptoms

Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases. In fact, there were more reported cases of chlamydia to the Center for Disease Control last year than any other bacterial sexually transmitted disease. There were over one million cases reported to the CDC in 2006 alone. Chlamydia is caused by the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis. […]

HIV/AIDS symptoms in women

There is a possibility that you could be diagnosed with HIV/AIDS even if you are a female. Even though you may have the condition though it may not be easily noticed as it is not uncommon for there to be no noticeable signs. HIV/AIDS symptoms in women are sometimes noticeable but usually there are only […]

Gardnerella infection in men

Bacterial vaginosis gardnerella is a sexually transmitted infection. This infection is often mistaken as a yeast infection in women. When one has this infection there can be a foul fishy smell and a yellowish or milky discharge from the vagina. This is why it was first described Gardener and Dukes back in 1955 as a […]

Home HIV test

Wondering whether or not you have Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is probably the scariest thing you will ever have to face. While the social stigma and lifespan of people with HIV is much improved from what it was in the 1980s, it is still a very serious disease with life changing ramifications that cannot be […]

HPV treatment for men

HPV is not always a condition that requires treatment. It is actually fairly common that people have HPV and do not realize it because there are no noticeable signs or symptoms for the condition and for most of these people the warts will go away eventually. Sadly, if the genital warts do not go away […]

HIV/AIDS symptoms in men

Dealing with HIV and AIDS is never pleasant. These two horrible diseases are perhaps two of the scariest in the world, and men who are given the diagnosis of either HIV or AIDS often find themselves feeling hopeless and looking towards a life full of drugs and illness. However, it is important to know that […]

Genital herpes symptoms

Genital herpes is a common condition that affects about 1 in 5 Americans. Genital herpes can not be cured because the virus that causes it can stay in the body for life. However, you can control the severity of the symptoms and prevent outbreaks with regular treatment. Having genital herpes does not mean that normal […]

Gonorrhea treatment

Gonorrhea is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the world. In fact, the number of reported cases of gonorrhea is on the rise once again, especially in the United States. It was actually on the decline for two decades, but that has changed, and today in the U.S., gonorrhea is the second […]

Cervical cancer

Finding out that you have cancer is a very scary thing. There are many forms of cancer that one can get, however cervical cancer is a cancer that can only affect women. Cervical cancer can be treated successfully if found in the earliest stages. This is why having a yearly Pap test is crucial for […]

Symptoms of AIDS

AIDS is the acronym for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. This is a condition that compromises the immune system. It is caused by exposure to the HIV virus. The HIV virus is spread by direct contact with bodily fluids containing the HIV virus. Such bodily fluids include seminal fluid, pre-seminal fluid, vaginal fluid, blood and mother’s milk. […]

Symptoms of HPV in women

HPV, or the human papillomavirus, makes itself known in a variety of ways. The symptoms of HPV in women actually depend on what type of HPV infection they have. There are more than 100 different strains of HPV, and each one can cause different symptoms. It’s even possible that a HPV infection will not cause […]

Genital warts treatment

People often joke about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Henry the Eighth, who suffered from paranoia and a marked deterioration in his mental capabilities supposedly died in 1547 of syphilis. Of course, it is mere conjecture that he died of syphilis, but his symptoms are consistent with those of syphilis infection. Imagine that, one night of […]

STD symptoms in men

An STD is a sexually transmitted disease that is highly contagious and can be passed directly from one person to another through sexual contact. When a man contracts a sexually transmitted disease he may be unaware of it at first. Most men have been instructed on the practice of safe sex and have been told […]

Bacterial vaginosis

Bacterial vaginosis is one of the most common vaginal infections that occur in women today in the United States. It is also common among pregnant women. The exact causes of this problem are not known however there are some risk factors that medical professionals feel put women at higher risk of developing this condition. What […]

HIV symptoms

HIV or the human immunosufficiency virus is a disease that is transmitted either sexually or through body fluids. This disease attacks the immune system of the human body. It attacks and destroys the T cells in the body. These are the cells that give the body the ability to fight off diseases. When enough of […]

Urinary tract infection (UTI)

The urinary system in your body is made up of the ureters, bladder, kidneys and urethra. It is possible to have a urinary tract infection in any part of your urinary system, but most commonly it occurs in the lower part of the system. This involves the bladder and the urethra. A urinary tract infection […]