Chlamydia: What Doctors Know and What They’re Learning About This Common STD

Chlamydia: What Doctors Know and What They’re Learning About This Common STD

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated there were over 1.7 million new cases of chlamydia reported in the country, making it the most common STD in the nation. The problem with chlamydia is that most people don’t immediately know they’ve been infected with the disease. It is asymptomatic in the beginning – a reason many cases stay untreated for so long.

Why Health Agencies Around The World Are Worried About Mycoplasma Genitalium

Why Health Agencies Around The World Are Worried About Mycoplasma Genitalium

Most people know that the HPV rates among sexually active adults are fairly high and there is a new super gonorrhea bug that’s making it difficult to treat some gonorrhea cases. However, the British Association of Sexual Health and HIV (or BASHH) said a new worrisome STD is making its way in the public – Mycoplasma genitalium.

Scabies: A Common STD That Isn’t Often Considered An STD

Scabies: A Common STD That Isn’t Often Considered An STD

Scabies is a very common disease in many parts of the world. It’s the result of a mite called the Sarcoptes scabiei that lays its eggs under the skin where it reproduces. Upon hatching, the mites crawl on the skin, causing a rash to appear on the skin in the attempt to make new homes.