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Syphilis – Symptoms and Treatment

Syphilis is a STI or sexually transmitted infection and happens to be a very common one. The causative bacterium is Treponema pallidum. This infection can spread through mucus membrane or broken skin and it can be passed on to the developing baby in the womb of pregnant mother. It is important that that syphilis is […]

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Boost your Sexual Health even after Aging

Just like your mind needs stimuli, your body also needs some elements to stay lively and that is what sex provides. At every age, sex is very important but as you grow old, the drive to have sex decreases. There are however ways to retain this passion and to maintain a healthy sensual and sexual […]


Know about Trichomoniasis and its Treatment

Caused by a small organism called the Trichomonas vaginalis, the disease Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease that affects mostly young women. However, the disease can be also contracted by men through sexual contact with infected partners. Trichomoniasis is curable. Symptoms of trichomoniasis infection could be a yellow greenish frothy discharge from the vagina with […]


Living with HIV – What to Do After the Diagnosis

An HIV test will come up positive usually about 12 weeks after infection but in some cases it can take as long as 6 months for an HIV test to turn up positive. It used to be that a positive HIV diagnosis would sound a death knell for most people but we now know enough about the […]


How Does Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Affect the Human Body

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome is more popularly known by its acronym AIDS. The disease affects the immune system of the body through the Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome Virus also known as HIV. This condition is the set of infections that the human body develops as its immune system weakens. Here is a partial list of the opportunistic […]


Gum Clinics Are the Place for Accurate HIV Testing

HIV testing is one of the most important tests available today. These might be done at almost any gum clinic and there are certain major types of testing that have different levels of accuracy. If you feel that you have been infected with the virus within the past 7 days, then the HIV RNA PCR test is […]


Top 8 Myths About AIDS

Though we now know more about AIDS and ways to control it than ever before, the killer virus is still shrouded in myth and misconception. Consider some of the myths that have become closely associated with AIDS over the years: 1. I found out that I have AIDS, which means that I will die. Not so! With […]

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HIV Signs And Symptoms To Look For

Though AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) has been a disease that we have known of for less than 30 years, it is now officially a pandemic, with an estimated more than 33 million people living with the disease worldwide (as in 2007). AIDS is caused by the HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) which progressively decreases the […]

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Updates On The HIV/AIDS Epidemic

In what is being termed as a ‘seismic shift’ of policy, finally, the Vatican has endorsed the use of condoms to prevent the spread of HIV infections. The church coming around to the view that their anti-birth control stance against condoms doesn’t justify putting someone’s life at risk could actually help in controlling the spread […]

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Top 5 Communicable Diseases Among Women

Sexually transmitted or communicable diseases are rampant among women. Today, young women as young as 14 years old already engage in sexual activity without fully understanding its consequences. Communicable diseases can cause irritation, discomfort, and even pain. They can be treated depending on severity while there are some that can lead to more serious ailments […]