The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said sexually transmitted diseases are increasing all around the United States – chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis are all rising, and people are coming to the Internet to get help.
everybody may not like to talk about it, it’s a key conversation
one needs to have.
resident Colin Delisi said a lot of people don’t want to express
why they need to be tested or their concerns about STDs. He said
people are not visiting their doctors to get tested, but turning to
the Internet where they’re ordering from companies offering an STD
testing kit to be done in the comfort of their own home.
said these tests are a great idea because of the stigma associated
with STDs – the awkwardness of being tested for these diseases. At
home, people can take the test, and no one else is the wiser about
brother, Mark Delisi, said it’s similar to contraceptive. Teenagers
don’t want their parents to know they are using condoms or taking
birth control pills, which means they have to do it themselves.
some people are hesitant about using these tests for two reasons –
cost and accuracy.
matter what, with the rise in STDs for the fifth straight year, it’s
better to be safe than sorry.
can find home testing STD kits for any number of common sexually
transmitted diseases from $30 to more than $300.
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My stomach heaved so hard I felt like my insides were coming loose. My left side, which was swelled out in a hard knot, felt as though I was being squeezed to death. It was the fourth time that day I had been to the bathroom to throw up everything I had on my stomach, which wasn't very much.
Three researcher teams looking to replicate another researching team’s results in 2016 that they cured monkeys’ HIV-like infection have been unable to do so. The findings were published in the Science journal after growing concern about the work the 2016 study had carried out.
It’s important to talk about the uncomfortable topics in life such as sexually transmitted diseases. While both sexes can be diagnosed with treatable STDs, men, in particularly, seem to have difficulties talking about their condition.