13:22 29th August 2018 | Sexually Transmitted Diseases
The Most Common STIs in Nigeria
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are viruses, bacteria, or parasites that are spread by sexual contact. These may be spread by contact with skin, mouth, genitals, or bodily fluids, from vaginal, anal, or oral sex.
Some STIs have no cure, and only symptoms can be treated; others may be cured with a simple course of antibiotics (for bacterial infections). Contrary to popular belief, these infections cannot be transmitted from toilet seats.
Some of the most common STIs in Nigeria are:
The most common symptoms of STIs:
How to prevent getting STIs:
If left untreated, some infections can lead to cancer, liver conditions, infertility, and pregnancy complications with possible birth defects. Contact Bridge Clinic to get tested today or to see which vaccinations may suit your needs.
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