Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Men and Women

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Men and Women

Sexually transmitted diseases or STDs that spread from one person to another mainly during sexual intercourse. STDs are contagious diseases that have affected millions since its origin. There are several types of STDs which can or cannot be cured. However, their effects on the body can be controlled with the right medication.

Being a virus that affects the body, it can spread among people before they even know it. The virus can be found in semen, blood, vaginal fluids, and saliva in some rare cases. Chlamydia, HPV, HIV, Herpes, Scabies, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis are some of the common types of STDs. People who have multiple partners are the most vulnerable to this disease as they can get affected by one of their partners. Not only that but having multiple partners increases the risk of spreading of this virus to other human beings as well. Ayurvedic treatment has proven to be effective on certain STDs.

The practices can also boost the healing process which can significantly improve the immune system of the body.

The treatment should begin the moment a person is diagnosed so that it can be controlled and cured before it converts into HIV. Doctors often convince pregnant women to get tested for STD as they can pass on this disease to their child. With the right practices and medication, the STD positive mother can deliver a healthy and disease-free baby.

Symptoms of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Being a sexual disease, the symptoms of STD differ with gender.

Men can have symptoms including:

  • Pain in the penis during intercourse or urination
  • Bumps on penis, testicles, thighs or mouth
  • Pain in testicles
  • Bleeding from penis

Symptoms of STDs in Women include:

  • Unusual bumps on vagina
  • Pain during intercourse or urinating
  • Strange discharge from the vagina
  • Irritation in Vagina

Sexual Problem Conditions in Male

The conditions which impact sexual disorders include majorly a health status of an individual i.e. Diabetes, heart and vascular (circulatory disease), neurological problems, hormonal imbalances, chronic diseases such as liver or kidney failure, alcoholism and addiction etc.

The use of certain medications, antidepressant drugs,have a side effect and often end with lack of sexual desire.

The other major psychological factors can be professional stress, concern about sexual performance, marital or relationship issues, depression & anxiety, guilt feeling, any history of sexual trauma.

Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Men and Women at sexual healthcare clinic

Many people believe in a myth that sexually transmitted diseases are incurable and they can never be treated. Though there are a few diseases like HIV whose treatment is not present right now, the majority of the STDs are entirely curable at Sexual Healthcare Clinic. Here we only use Ayurveda and herbal medicines for the treatment of patients. Ayurvedic treatment is beneficial for all the types of STDs and without even causing any side effect from the medication. Such diseases can affect not only physical but mental health as well. With that thing in mind, Sexual Heath Care Clinic also puts special focus on mental health as well. Physical medication is combined with spiritual activities ensuring enhanced healing.

When to Consult a doctor?

In most of the cases, STDs show almost no symptoms due to which its diagnosis is delayed. The commonest cause of STD is due to sexual activity which is why a sexually active person should get themselves tested at least twice every year. There is no other way to get the right diagnosis without the report which is why getting testing the most important step. Apart from that, if you notice any symptom of STD, then consult with a doctor as soon as possible to begin diagnosis. If any of your past partners have tested positive for STD, then connect with a doctor to get yourself tested as there is no way to identify the source of the infection.

Causes of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Unprotected Intercourse

The most common cause of getting infected with an STD is having unprotected intercourse. Condoms are used not just to prevent pregnancy but to protect a person from any sexually transmitted disease. However, they do not guarantee 100% results, but their success rate is high. Whether it is vaginal, oral, or anal sex, it can spread this disease from an infected person to a healthy person.

Shared Needles

Sharing needles to inject any substance in the body can be another cause of this disease. If a used needle or syringe is injected into a healthy person, then the virus can find its way directly into the bloodstream affecting the person.

Breastfeeding or Birth

Sometimes pregnant mothers who are STD positive can transmit the virus to their children. The risk persists even if the child is born STD negative but is breastfed by the infected mother.

Health Risk of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Infertility

In some of the severe cases, STDs can be an underlying cause of infertility among men and women. Conditions like gonorrhea and chlamydia can sterile the person due to their infection.

Cancer

Human Papillomavirus of HPV can sometimes lead to cancers buildup. Though cancer cell creation inside the body due to HPV is rare, but it can happen to any diagnosed person.

Death

In most severe conditions, untreated STD can even cause death to the person. The development of the virus is slow-paced, and it can cause slow death if it is left untreated. Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases With the right actions, STDs can easily be prevented. Below mentioned are the precautions to take to avoid STD.

Practice Safe Sex

One of the biggest mistakes that people make is having unprotected intercourse with a person whose sexual history is unknown to them. Using protection during intercourse can reduce the spreading of disease.

Avoid Multiple Partners

Though condoms provide significant protection, but they still do not guarantee success. Studies have shown that people with multiple partners have a higher probability of getting an STD. Make sure to practice safe sex with a single partner.

Do not Share Underclothes

Fluids coming from the genitals contain STD virus. Sharing underclothes with others can spread the virus to other people without sexual intercourse. Do not share underclothes with any other person to avoid any type of STD.

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