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  • STIs
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website also provides more specific information about treatments for STIs . (nih.gov)
  • Methods Data were collected from women participating in a randomised controlled trial evaluating brief risk reduction counselling at the time of HIV testing to reduce sexually transmitted infections (STIs) incidence in STD clinics. (bmj.com)
  • Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are responsible for an enormous burden of morbidity and mortality in many developing countries because of their effects on reproductive and child health ( Wasserheit 1989 ) and their role in facilitating the transmission of HIV infection ( Laga, Diallo, and BuvĂ© 1994 ). (nih.gov)
  • cervical
  • al demonstrated that a population based approach to identify and test women at high risk for cervical C trachomatis infection effectively reduced risk of PID. (bmj.com)
  • chancroid
  • Now a new study has shown that individuals with a particular skin microbiome can effectively clear bacteria that cause chancroid, a sexually transmitted disease common in the developing world that has been linked to enhanced HIV transmission. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • In addition to chancroid, this bacteria has emerged as a major cause of skin ulcers in children in equatorial Africa and the South Pacific, so infection of the arm is relevant to its biology. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • gonorrhea
  • Reports from Europe recently have described patients with uncomplicated gonorrhea infection not cured by treatment with cefixime 400 mg orally ( 5-8 ). (cdc.gov)
  • infant
  • If a woman with HIV becomes pregnant, these medicines also can reduce the chance that her fetus or infant will get the infection. (nih.gov)
  • However, even if the infection is not curable, a pregnant woman can usually take measures to protect her infant from infection. (nih.gov)
  • progression
  • The researchers discovered that preinfection skin microbiomes of pustule formers and resolvers have distinct community structures that change in response to the progression of H. ducreyi infection. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • abortion
  • Pregnancy and induced abortion had each been experienced by about 10% of sexually active female students and the female partners of male students, and about 1.5% of sexually active students of both genders reported being diagnosed with an STD. (biomedcentral.com)
  • active
  • Anyone who is sexually active can get an STD. (ramahinternational.org)
  • 1 in 2 sexually active Americans will contract an STI by age 25. (ramahinternational.org)
  • Condom was reported never/rarely used by 35% of sexually active students in both genders in the previous year. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Multivariate analysis revealed that students in lower grades, compared to those in higher grades, were more likely to have become sexually active before university, to have become aware of sex before high school, and to have been exposed to pornographic media before the age of 17 years, and for sexually active respondents of both genders, to have engaged in sex without using a condom. (biomedcentral.com)
  • spread
  • Untreated donovanosis can spread throughout the groin, leading to inguinal (i.e., inner thigh area) subcutaneous tissue swelling that resembles lymph node infection. (healthcommunities.com)