Archive for the ‘Sexual Infection’ Category

Older Swingers More Prone to Common VDs

Most older Americans have a lot of problems to deal with especially when it comes to their health, but acquiring sexually transmitted disease is far from it. However, some of the over-45 crowd are prone to getting venereal diseases. In a study published in the British Medical Journal, older swingers (who practice mate swapping and […]

Scabies, Sexually Transmitted Infection

Basically, scabies is a transmissible skin infection caused by a certain type of mite (Sarcoptes scabiei) that causes burrows on the skin, extreme itching, and secondary infection.The skin mite produces intense, itchy skin rashes when the impregnated female tunnels into a layer of skin and deposits eggs in the burrow. Once the eggs are hatch, between 3 to 10 days, the larvae move about on or within the skin, molt into a nymphal stage, and then mature into adult mite where they live on the skin f…

Molluscum Contagiosum, Viral Infection

Also known as “MC”, Molluscum contagiosum is a viral infection that affect the skin and sometimes the mucous membranes. This disease infects humans, other primates, and even kangaroos.Although you can get a molluscum infection through direct contact, saliva, or shared articles of clothing, it is often sexually transmitted among adults and usually affects the genitals, lower abdomen, buttocks, and inner thighs. In some cases, infections are also found on the lips, mouth, and eyelids. …

Learning About Vulvocandidiasis

Venereal diseases come in all sorts and sores. If it doesn’t itch, it probably is swelling. Or in some cases, “smelling”. The fact that venereal diseases are preventable entitles it to a spot in the list of “least likely to catch” diseases. But because of the promiscuity of the generation today, this status is not reached by any of the venereal diseases. In the end, since it targets the infection and the diseases of the genital areas of each gender, it becomes one of the …

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…