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Mohannad Alzyoud

CONDOMS AND STDs

Condoms And Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Including HIV Infection Latex condoms, when used consistently and correctly, are highly effective in preventing the sexual transmission of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. In addition, consistent and correct use of latex condoms reduces the risk of other sexually

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Mohannad Alzyoud

How COVID-19 Spreads

How COVID-19 Spreads Person-to-person spread The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person. Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet). Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes. These droplets can land in the

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Human papillomavirus (HPV)

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. Some health effects caused by HPV can be prevented by the HPV vaccines. What is HPV? HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI). HPV is a different virus than HIV and HSV (herpes).

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Life Stages and Populations

Life Stages and Populations Adolescents and Young Adults While sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) affect individuals of all ages, STDs take a particularly heavy toll on young people. CDC estimates that youth ages 15-24 make up just over one quarter of the sexually active population, but

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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

Untreated sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can cause pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), a serious condition, in women. 1 in 8 women with a history of PID experience difficulties getting pregnant. You can prevent PID if you know how to protect yourself. What is PID? Pelvic inflammatory

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Six Things YOU Need to Know about Vaccines

Six Things YOU Need to Know about Vaccines We all need vaccines throughout our lives to help protect against serious diseases Every year, tens of thousands of Americans get sick from diseases that could be prevented by vaccines – some people are hospitalized, some even

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STD Risk and Oral Sex

STD Risk and Oral Sex Fast Facts Many sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be spread through oral sex. Using a condom, dental dam or other barrier method each and every time you have oral sex can reduce the risk of giving or getting an STD.

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STDs During Pregnancy

STDs during Pregnancy If you are pregnant, you can become infected with the same sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) as women who are not pregnant. Pregnant women should ask their doctors about getting tested for STDs, since some doctors do not routinely perform these tests. I’m

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STDs during Pregnancy – CDC Fact Sheet

STDs during Pregnancy – CDC Fact Sheet STDs can complicate pregnancy and may have serious consequences for both a woman and her developing baby. As a healthcare provider caring for pregnant women, you play a key role in safeguarding the health of both a mother

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The Right Way To Use A Female Condom

The Right Way To Use A Female Condom The Right Way To Use A Female Condom Female Condom Do and Don’t DO use a female condom from start to finish, every time you have vaginal sex. DO read the condom package insert and check the

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The Right Way To Use A Male Condom

The Right Way To Use A Male Condom Condom Do and Don’t DO use a condom every time you have sex. DO put on a condom before having sex. DO read the package and check the expiration date. DO make sure there are no tears or defects. DO store condoms in

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Mohannad Alzyoud

The top 10 causes of death

The top 10 causes of death Of the 56.9 million deaths worldwide in 2016, more than half (54%) were due to the top 10 causes. Ischaemic heart disease and stroke are the world’s biggest killers, accounting for a combined 15.2 million deaths in 2016. These

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what is Hantavirus ?

what is hantavirus? Hantaviruses are a family of viruses spread mainly by rodents and can cause varied disease syndromes in people worldwide. Infection with any hantavirus can produce hantavirus disease in people. Hantaviruses in the Americas are known as “New World” hantaviruses and may cause

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what is Shigellosis

WHAT IS SHIGELLOSIS…….? Shigellosis is an infectious disease caused by a group of bacteria called Shigella (shih-GEHL-uh). Most who are infected with Shigella develop diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps starting a day or two after they are exposed to the bacteria. Shigellosis usually resolves in 5 to 7 days.

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Which STD Tests Should I Get?

Which STD Tests Should I Get? If you are sexually active, getting tested for STDs is one of the most important things you can do to protect your health. Make sure you have an open and honest conversation about your sexual history and STD testing

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