Sexually Transmitted Infections

Sexually Transmitted Infections

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are also known as sexual transmitted diseases or venereal disease (VD). They are some of the most widespread infections throughout the world.

Sexually transmitted infections (STI) can be passed from one person to another during oral, anal or vaginal intercourse. Some STIs can also be transmitted through the use of IV drug needles after being used by somebody that is infected. Mothers may also pass HIV down to a child through breastfeeding or childbirth.

People aged 16-24 are most at risk of contracting a sexually transmitted infections and should be regularly checked by their doctor as most people don’t even know they are infected with an STI until they are tested or start showing symptoms. Over the last decade there has been an increase in the number of STIs being diagnosed.

Chlamydia
ChlamydiaOne of the most common STI’s is chlamydia. Men and women under the age of 25 worldwide are the most diagnosed and treated for the infection. Chlamydia is passed on from one person to another during sexual intercourse, anal or oral sex and can also be passed down from mother to child during vaginal childbirth.

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Genital Herpes
Genital HerpesGenital herpes is an uncomfortable and common STI. This condition is highly infectious and caused by the herpes simplex virus, which results in a number of painful and unsightly symptoms. People can be affected in different ways, some may not see the symptoms for months or even years while others see the genital herpes symptoms soon after infection.

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Genital Warts
Genital WartsGenital warts are a common STI that can affect both men and women of all ages. They are caused by various strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV), which are spread through sexual contact with an infected person. There is a 60% chance that an infected person will pass on the virus during a single sexual encounter.

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Gonorrhoea
GonorrhoeaGonorrhoea also referred to, as ‘the clap’ is one of the fastest spreading STI's. The bacterium that causes gonorrhoea is neisseria gonorrhoea. The bacterium infects your urethra, cervix, rectum, mouth and throat. Both men and women who are sexually active are at risk of contracting gonorrhoea.

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Non-Specific Urethritis
Non-Specific UrethritisNon-specific urethritis is considered to be an STI. Non-specific urethritis tends to appear after having intercourse, oral or anal sex with a partner that already has an sexually transmitted infection. They can also be passed on from the use of sex toys or masturbation.

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Mycoplasma Genitalium
Mycoplasma GenitaliumMycoplasma genitalium is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). Passed on from person to person from unprotected sexual intercourse, anal sex or oral sex. Mycoplasma genitalium is a bacterial infection that can cause many other health conditions in men and women.

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Syphilis
SyphilisSyphilis is a bacterial infection that can affect men and women. Passed on through direct contact with a syphilis sore and early signs can include a painless lump around your genitalia, mouth or anus area.

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Ureaplasma Urealyticum
Ureaplasma UrealyticumUreaplasma Urealyticum is an infection that affects the human genital tract. It is considered to be a sexually transmitted infection (STI). Ureaplasma urealyticum is contracted through sexual contact – from genitals or oral contact, air, blood, needles and saliva.

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Sexually Transmitted Infections Treatments

It’s important to be tested if you think you have an STI, left untreated STIs can lead to serious health issues including infertility. Most STIs can be cured with antibiotics, if they are diagnosed and treated in the early stages. All STI prescription medication can be purchased discreetly online from the comfort of your home.

What are sexually transmitted infections?

Sexually transmitted infections are viral or bacterial infections and there are more than 30 different sexually transmitted infections. They are passed on via sexual contact through the mucous membranes of the penis, rectum, vulva and urinary tract. Also the eyes, throat and mouth but far greater through sexual intercourse.

Chlamydia  – Chlamydia is one of the most common STIs. Caused by a type of bacteria that infects your cervix and urethra plus the rectum in both men and women. In women Chlamydia can cause irreversible damage to a women’s reproductive organs. Symptoms can be mild or you may have no visible signs and may cause damage before you recognize there is a problem. Regular testing by your doctor is recommended. Antibiotics can treat Chlamydia infections. Zithromax, Amoxil, and Doxycycline can help reduce the severity of symptoms.

Genital warts  – caused by different strains of the human papilloma virus (HPV). There would be over 70 kinds of HPV virus that exist worldwide. The high-risk strains of HPV can cause precancerous changes in the cervix, cervical cancer and anal cancer. It is the second most common STI diagnosed worldwide. The warts appear around your genitals and anus area and are usually painless but can be quite itchy. It can take 1-3 months for warts to appear after contracting Genital warts. Valtrex, Warticon, Aldara and Amvir can help reduce the severity of symptoms.

Genital herpes – this STI originates from by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). A herpes infection usually causes painful sores and blisters in or around your genital or anus area and mouth. Some people will never develop symptoms or they are mistaken for another skin infection but some people don’t even know they are infected. If you do show signs the will usually develop 4-7 days after being infected. The medication Aciclovir can help reduce the symptoms impact.

Gonorrhoea – this is caused by bacteria, which infects your urethra, cervix, rectum, mouth and throat. It can be passed on through unprotected sex and also sharing vibrators and other sex toys that haven’t been washed. Symptoms can appear 14 days after you are infected or not until months later when the virus has spread to other parts of your body. If untreated it can lead to infertility. Zithromax, Amoxil, and Doxycycline can help reduce the severity of symptoms.

Syphilis – this is a bacterial infection that can affect men and women. Passed on through direct contact with a syphilis sore. The first sign is the ‘primary stage’, which is a painless lump around your genitalia, mouth or anus. It can develop between nine and ninety days after you are infected. Again some people never have any visible symptoms yet remain at risk if not diagnosed in the early stages. Syphilis can be treated with antibiotics or with a penicillin injection. If untreated Syphilis can lead to serious health conditions including paralysis or strokes.

Non-specific urethritis – is considered to be an STI (sexually transmitted infection). Non-specific urethritis tends to appear after having intercourse, oral or anal sex with a partner that already has an STI. Sexually transmitted infections are not the only causes of this infection. Using sexual objects (toys) that are inserted into the vagina or vigorous masturbation or friction can cause the urethra to become inflamed.

How do I buy STI treatments online?

This is a very simple process. First, find the medication you are looking for and click ‘buy now’ this will take you through to dokteronline. Then you will need to obtain a valid prescription through an online consultation to purchase any sexually transmitted infections medication online. This is a free and short consultation from the privacy of your home. This replaces the face-to-face consult you would normally have with a doctor. Once you have been approved the medication will be sent out to you.