Friday, August 23, 2013

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) - Know more

There are many kinds of sexually transmitted diseases and infections. And they are very common, STIs are caused by infections that are passed from one person to another during sexual contact.

It is important to know which types of STIs are out there, since more than half of all of us will get one at some time in our lives. With the graphic bellow you can gain more knowledge about this topic and inform yourself more as well as others.

Here are the 22 most common signs and symptoms of sexually transmitted diseases:

1. Unusual vaginal discharge
2. Unusual vaginal bleeding
3. Fever
4. Fatigue
5. Sores or blisters
6. Penile discharge
7. Burning or pain when urinating
8. Lower abdominal pain
9. Persistent vaginal yeast infections
10. Swollen and/or painful testicles
11. Bumps on or around genitals
12. Yellowing of eyes or skin
13. Rash
14. Itching in genital area
15. Itching on body
16. Hair loss
17. Rectal pain or discharge
18. Swollen glands in the groin
19. Loss of appetite
20. Flu-like symptoms
21. Enlarged lymph nodes

Some of the most popular sexually transmitted infections are Syphilis, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, AIDS, herpes and most of them share the same symptoms so it is good to know how to identify them.

By reading this infographic, it will help you understand more about these infections, their symptoms, prevention and treatment.

Being aware of the signs and symptoms is priority in order to know if you have an infection and for it to be treated rapidly and properly. To see the high quality poster, please right-click, View Image and then zoom.

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