Tag: PID

Are HIV symptoms in women likely to be different?

Are HIV symptoms in women likely to be different?

Symptoms of the HIV infection not only differ between men and women but also from individual to individual – and, in the early stages, may be extremely vague and easily mistaken for another medical condition entirely. Many of the variation of HIV symptoms in women are due to the biological differences between the sexes. Pap [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Resuming Your Sex Life after Illness Or An Operation

Resuming Your Sex Life after Illness Or An Operation

Any type of illness can affect your libido, but more so if it is in the genital area or even the stomach. WhatÂ’s the best way to get back to a normal enjoyable sex life? Below are two types of problems which may cause sex to stop for a while and suggestions on how to [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Infertility

Infertility

Infertility is defined as the inability of a sexually active, noncontracepting couple to achieve pregnancy in one year, the time to which about 90% of couples succeed. Among couples of reproductive age, about 10% are infertile. Delayed marriage and childbirth is one of the main social factors that has resulted in increased infertility in society. [...]

September 14, 2011 More
Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea refers to infection caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae, a bacterium that grows in the reproductive tract and moist mucous membranes, such as the mouth, throat, and anus. Gonorrhea is transmitted through sexual contact. Once a person is exposed to gonorrhea, symptoms may appear in several days, or may take up to 1 month. Symptoms of [...]

September 12, 2011 More
Chlamydia

Chlamydia

Infection with Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the United States and the most frequently reported infectious disease; an estimated 3 million cases occur annually. Chlamydia can be transmitted by vaginal, anal, or, less commonly, oral contact. The symptoms of chlamydia, which usually occur within 7-21 days of infection, can be [...]

August 5, 2011 More