Archive for April, 2007

Causes of Genital Herpes

Genital herpes is usually caused by infection with herpes simplex virus Type 2, but some studies report increasing incidence of infection with herpes simplex virus Type 1. This disease is typically transmitted through sexual intercourse, orogenital sexual activity, kissing, and hand-to-body contact. Pregnant women may transmit the infection to neonates during vaginal delivery if an active infection is present. Such transmitted infection may be localized (for instance, in the eyes) or disseminate…

What is Herpes?

Infections caused by herpes simplex virus are now epidemic. More than ten million people in the United States suffer with genital herpes, and many more suffer with labial herpes or cold sores which affect lips, mouth and face. Both are highly contagious when active sores are present. Herpes is caused by a virus which enters your body when you come into contact with someone who is infected and shedding it. Once the virus enters your body, an active infection may develop. If it does, you may be ca…

Genital Warts Treatment

Genital warts is a highly common and contagious sexually transmitted infection that is viral in nature. It is caused by the human papilloma virus or HPV that can easily spread from one person to another through direct skin-to-skin contact during sex. Genital warts can be seen in clusters or can be very tiny for the eye to see. They can also spread in large masses in the genital of the anal area depending on the type of HPV virus that the person is infected with. Genital warts is an infection tha…

What is Syphilis?

Of the many kinds of venereal diseases out there, syphilis seems to be one of the most known and probably one of the most serious. Syphilis has a long standing history of infecting the human population that dates back even in the biblical times. Even today, syphilis is known to infect a great number of people every year. The only difference to day is that there are now effective treatments that can help in curing this dreaded disease. Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease that is caused by …

Treatment of AIDS

This is one of the most feared STDs right now simply because it does not have any cure. It is one of the most deadly diseases as it attacks the body’s immune system. After that, the body begins to encounter so many different negative symptoms such as losing one’s appetite, significant weight loss, candida, fatigue, different infections, digestive tract and intestinal problems, various skin diseases, immune system disorders, high fevers, neurological problems, brain disorders, and a host of other…

Effects of Chlamydia

Venereal or sexually transmitted diseases are round and about in today’s world. It is a very subtle disease that absolutely no one can know about if he or she does not have himself or herself checked. This particular type of disease is very hard to detect without the presence of symptoms because normally, it is only when people encounter the first signs of a particular disease that they are able to realize that something is dangerously wrong in their health. For people who have been sexually act…