According to studies by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 47.4 percent of high school students have had sex. 39.8 percent did not use a condom. Nearly half of the 19 million incidents of STDs per year occur in the ages 15 to 24. So this is a very important subject for young … Read moreSexually Transmitted Diseases: Human Papillomavirus, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, HIV, Genital herpes
Sexually transmitted diseases are commonly caused by microorganisms especially bacteria and viruses. However, not everyone is aware of the various ways this can be passed on and the different signs and symptoms associated with it. Syphilis is one type of sexually transmitted infection which can be transmitted through sexual contact. It is important to take … Read moreHow to Prevent Syphilis
Just like how common cough and colds is to children, syphilis is also as common in the context of sexually transmitted infections. These sexually transmitted infections are becoming a concern because of the shooting incidences and cases as time passes. However, one must not be too cautious about outbreaks of sexually transmitted infections because contrary … Read moreSyphilis Treatment
Having an STD is something to be worried about. Sexually transmitted diseases are a common occurrence nowadays but it’s being common does not connote that it is already an insignificant trend. If you notice something different going on inside your body most especially in the genital areas, it is best to seek immediate help- who … Read moreSyphilis Signs And Symptoms
Protecting Yourself From Syphilis Syphilis is a disease which was considered in the early years of its discovery as a wild epidemic, affecting the population is great proportions- probably because of the undeveloped practice of medicine and difficulty in diagnosing the said disease. Today, it is not as epidemic as it was before as it … Read moreProtecting Yourself From Syphilis
Syphilis is caused by a spirochete called Treponema pallidum- a bacterium which comes appears cork-screw shaped. Medical experts have categorized this disease into several stages- the primary, secondary, latent and tertiary. The course of the disease starts with a simple chancre or sore and progresses into a systemic disease which can even cause neurological signs … Read morePreventing Syphilis Effectively
Having syphilis is a distressing point in one’s life. If you know someone who has syphilis, especially if he or she is your loved one, it is important to know about the said medical condition and encourage him or her, with you included (if you are suspecting yourself, too), to consult a medical practitioner to … Read moreCauses Of Syphilis
Syphilis is a very common disease most especially when we talk of sexually transmitted diseases and infections. The disease is mainly caused by a bacterium called Treponema pallidum. The disease affects many individuals especially those who have multiple sexual partners, and the like. T. pallidum belongs to the spirochete family like the bacteria causing Lyme … Read moreWhat Is Syphilis?