STD

Chlamydia: A Serious Health Hazard

By Dr. Krishnarajsingh Thakur, Homeopathy, Among the sexually transmitted diseases caused by bacterial infections, Chlamydia is one of the most common. The bacterium responsible for Chlamydia is chlamydia trachomatis and it can infect both men and women. A serious health hazard- Chlamydia may lead to serious health problems such as infertility and…

STD Testing Windows – When To Get Tested For STDs

By Dr. Shivani Chaturvedi, Gynaecology, When it comes to Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) testing windows, it is crucial to make sure that you get the test done at the right time so that you don’t end up receiving a positive STD result. If you have an STD, you would want to know…

Casual Skin Contact: Does It Lead To STD?

By, Hakim Hari Kishan Lal Dawakhana Shafakhana, Sexology On the one hand, the facts about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are pretty straight forward. More than a half-dozen STDs can be spread from one person to another during sexual activity. Some are caused by bacteria. Some are caused by viruses. Some are…

Casual Skin Contact: Does It Lead To STD?

By Hakim Hari Kishan Lal Dawakhana Shafakhana, Sexology On the one hand, the facts about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are pretty straight forward. More than a half-dozen STDs can be spread from one person to another during sexual activity. Some are caused by bacteria. Some are caused by viruses. Some are…

How STDs Can Affect Your Pregnancy?

By Dr. Amit Joshi , Sexology Sexually transmitted diseases or STDs are serious complications irrespective of whether you are pregnant or not. But in case you are pregnant, complications are higher. In this case your baby is affected along with you. And for some STDs, like HIV/AIDS, conditions may be incurable or…

Genital Herpes: Symptoms and Treatment

By Dr. Jolly Arora, Sexology Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease. One out of every six people in the United States suffers from this disease. It is more common than you think. Like any other STD, it is extremely important to take proper protection (use a condom) while engaging in sexual…

STD Risk and Oral Sex

By Dr. Prabhu Vyas, Sexology STIs stand for sexually transmitted infections. Oral sex is when the sexual organs of one partner are stimulated by the mouth of the other partner. There are many STIs which get transmitted due to oral sex. Here are the diseases which are most commonly transmitted through oral…

Ayurveda and Genital Herpes

By Dr. Himanshu Grover , Sexology Herpes is a sexually transmitted disease that spreads primarily by the ‘Herpes Simplex’ virus; through unprotected sexual intercourse and sexual contact as well. The ‘Herpes Simplex’ virus can also pass from the mother to the child during pregnancy. This infection can significantly increase the chances of a premature…

The 4 Most Common STDs in Men And Women

By Dr. A. Kumar , Sexology Some examples of sexually transmitted diseases include genital herpes, chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhoea, warts and HIV/AIDS. These are infections; the main mode of propagation being unprotected sexual intercourse. Healthcare providers and doctors have major roles to play in the prevention and treatment of STDs. Most STDs are…

Debunking Myths About STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease)

By Dr.Masroor Ahmad Wani, Sexology STD are the sexually transmitted disease. There are many reasons why STD may happen or may get transmitted. But there are a lot of common myths and misconceptions about STD which need debunking. Here they are: Myth: Only people with a lot of sexual partners get STD…