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Chlamydia | a sexually transmitted disease that should not be ignored.

Chlamydia a sexually transmitted disease that should not be ignored.

In the realm of Sexually transmitted diseases (STD), one name that frequently surfaces is Chlamydia. The prevalence of this bacterial infection has sparked concerns globally, prompting the need for a deeper understanding of its nuances. This comprehensive guide aims to shed light on the question, “What is Chlamydia?” as we explore its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, […]

The connection between HIV & other STDs

The connection between HIV and other STDs

HIV, or Human Immunodeficiency Virus, is a viral infection that weakens the immune system, making individuals more susceptible to other infections, including sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). There is a strong interconnection between HIV and other STDs due to shared risk factors and transmission routes. Engaging in unprotected sexual activity, such as unprotected vaginal, anal, or oral sex, increases the chances of acquiring both HIV and other STDs. Additionally, certain STDs, like syphilis, herpes, and gonorrhea, can facilitate the transmission of HIV by causing genital sores or inflammation that make it easier for the virus to enter the bloodstream. Conversely, individuals with HIV are at higher risk of contracting other STDs due to their weakened immune systems. Therefore, addressing the prevention, testing, and treatment of both HIV and other STDs is crucial for overall sexual health and reducing the spread of these infections.

What is Chlamydia?

What is Chlamydia

What is Chlamydia? Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by bacteria. People who have chlamydia often don’t have outward symptoms in the early stages. Women can get chlamydia in the cervix, rectum, or throat. Men can get chlamydia in the urethra (inside the penis), rectum, or throat. Chlamydia is a common STD […]

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