STDs Go Beyond Infections

Is treatment of an STD the end of the infection?   According to the World Health Organization, STDs not only have short-term consequences of infection, but can pose serious threats long-term to a woman’s reproductive health including infertility, cervical cancer, pelvic inflammatory disease, and possible mother-to-child transmission during pregnancy and childbirth. Furthermore, an STI predispose […]

Is Bacterial Vaginosis An STD?

What is Bacterial Vaginosis? ‍ Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is simply the overgrowth of one of several bacteria in the vagina or pathogens introduced to the vagina. The prevalence of BV increases with having multiple sex partners, a new sex partner, douching, and unprotected sex practices. Women who have never been sexually active are rarely affected. BV is […]

Bacterial Vaginosis: Slow the Spread!

Bacterial Vaginosis Incidence   Why is bacterial vaginosis considered to be one of the most prevalent gynecological infections worldwide affecting 29.2% of women ages 14-49, yet roughly 50% of women worldwide and 84% of U.S. women diagnosed with BV report no symptoms? Perhaps, the problem might have become more prevalent because of the lack of conversation in […]

Do You Have An STI? FREE Testing And Education At True Choice MC

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have been a public health issue for many years, affecting millions of individuals annually. Sadly, in recent years, the incidence of STIs has risen to record highs, which is worrying as STIs can have severe health consequences, including infertility, chronic pain, and even death.   What are the reasons behind the […]

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