Sexually transmitted infections

Yeast Infection and sex; What you need to know.

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Is yeast infection sexually transmitted? Yeast infections are not considered sexually transmitted infections (STIs). This is because most yeast infections are not transmitted person to person and they can occur in people who have never had sex. Most of the time yeast infections develops because of factors that cause imbalance Read More

Bacterial Vaginosis causes and treatment

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Bacterial vaginosis is a polymicrobial clinical syndrome .It result from replacement of the normal hydrogen peroxide producing Lactobacillus sp. in the vagina with high concentrations of anaerobic bacteria. Some women experience transient vaginal microbial changes, whereas others experience them for longer intervals of time.Among women presenting for care, bacterial vaginosis  Read More

Syphilis In Pregnancy/prevention/treatment

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  Syphilis in pregnancy; is a sexually transmitted infection caused by treponema pallidum bacteria. It can seriously complicate pregnancy and result in spontaneous abortion, stillbirth, non-immune hydrops, intrauterine growth restriction, and perinatal death, as well as serious sequelae in liveborn infected children. In order to avoid that the following measures Read More

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease,Causes,Treatment

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Pelvic inflammatory disease is a polymicrobial infection or inflammatory disorders of the upper female genital tract. It occurs when sexually transmitted bacteria spread from your vagina to your uterus,fallopian tubes  and ovaries. Causative organisms. It is caused multiple bacteria which include; N. gonorrheae(common cause) C.trachmatis(common cause) G. vaginalis, Heamophilus influenza Read More

Congenital Syphilis/prevention/treatment

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It is a severe, disabling, and often life-threatening infection seen in infants. A pregnant mother who has syphilis can spread the disease through the placenta to the unborn infant in utero. causes Traponema pallidum bacerium   Prevention measures Effective prevention and detection of congenital syphilis depends on the identification of syphilis in Read More

Facts about anogenital wart/causes and treatment

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This article focuses on anogenital wart(s); causes and treatments. Anogenital wart is viral infection caused by human papiloma virus sub-types 6 or 11. Other associated human papilloma virus are sub-types 16, 18, 31, 33, and 35 are also occasionally found in anogenital warts. Sub-types 16, 18, 31, 33, and 35 Read More

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