How to Protect yourself from Attracting the STDs
You should try at all manner to avoid having sexual intercourse with people who are suffering from these sexual infections because they can pass it on to you. Having sores on the genital parts, rashes on the skin and discharge of smelly fluids from the genitals are some of the common signs on a person who is suffering from the STIs, obviously there are other symptoms. Even your partner can induce the viruses to you, and therefore you are only assured of having unprotected sex with him or her after getting tested. There exist limited treatment methods for the STIs and therefore, the common ones mostly used are the preventive measures that curtail and protect you from attracting the disease-causing viruses. Therefore the article herein highlights some of the ways you can prevent yourself from getting these sexually transmitted infections.
The use of condoms made of latex is currently in great use because it protects you form contacting the fluids of the partner that might be having the disease-causing viruses. However, these condoms do not guarantee security or safety form getting pregnant or these STI and therefore there is a need to get quite careful. However, when the condoms are used in the right way, they are very safe since the latex does not allow the sexual fluid fluids produced to mix, since they are the ones that carry the infection.
When the mother is having a carrier STI infection, then there are chances that even the infant might suffer, not from the STI but the impacts. Situations noted by Dr. Stanley Angus regarding the issues of the mother and the newborn losing lives from STDs are very hurting and troubling. If possible, the expert can do all he or she can to save one of them of it is impossible to save both. Another method of to avoid attracting the sexually transmitted infections is by using your washing and bathing materials without sharing them with anyone.
Before you have sex and later after the act, you need to wash your body thoroughly, but the genitals should be washed using the strong disinfectants. Cleanliness is very good assurance of freeness from the sexually transmitted diseases. Therefore you should decide that every time you have sexual intercourse you have cleaned the genitals thoroughly to ensure that no germs are on them.
Even if you are not suffering, you are supposed to visit the clinics every time to get tested and vaccinated for Hepatitis B; this vaccine is good because it enables you to be strong against these infections. You can plan in a productive manner even after getting tested for HIV and feasible results obtained.