If you’re spreading misinformation about STIs, you might be promoting stigma. STI stigma can prevent people from getting tested and treated for infections, leading to serious health consequences.
Sexual Health Articles
Did you know that STD infections affect about 20% of the population of the United States every year? While STDs can lead to serious health concerns, it is important to get tested to avoid severe genital infections.
Chlamydia is amongst the most commonly transmitted urogenital infections in the United States and the most common sexually transmitted disease in the world. It is twice as commonly observed in women in the US as compared to men. The age group most affected by this infection is between 15 to 25, which is proposed to be due to high sexual activity. Due to the increasing number of cases, many studies have been conducted on chlamydia and all the routes through which it may be transmitted.
Donovanosis is a rare sexually transmitted disease that causes lesions and ulcerations on the genital and oral areas. If left untreated, the infection can progress to more complications such as scarring, lymphatic vessel obstruction and cancer.
STIs are more difficult to determine in developing countries due to the lack of healthcare access, STD testing and increased stigma.
All men, young and old, can be at risk for both testicular and prostate cancer. Read on to learn more about the differences between the two.
Online STD testing provides individuals with the chance to check their sexual health both simply, quickly and anonymously.
Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus (LSeA) is a common inflammatory disorder that can affect the anogenital region. Its exact cause remains unknown; however, it is thought to be autoimmune in nature. A role for the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi has also been proposed.
Artificial intelligence is appearing in almost all areas of our life. Here we demonstrate how beneficial it is to our skin and wellbeing.
Itchy rash pictures. Itching (Pruritus) is an unpleasant sensation where the skin signals a reflex response to tearing of the skin