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Oct 17, 2017 5

What are the Signs, Symptoms, and Complications of STIs

These days it has become common for both teenagers and people in their younger age to indulge in sexual activities. However, it should be understood that intercourse is not just a way to pleasure but also an invitation to fatal diseases and infections if not careful and vigilant. If you have been feeling certain discomfort, visit a doctor immediately. Do not keep up with the symptoms for too long and the infection to spread and get out of hand. If you feel confused on if there is anything really wrong with you, the signs and symptoms listed underneath are a fair indication that an STI Sexually Transmitted Infections is present. In any case, some normal STIs (i.e., Chlamydia and gonorrhea) can show no symptoms. This is the reason due to which the medical and gynecology clinics offer testing to everyone for Chlamydia and gonorrhea.

Because you may not show symptoms of STI even if you have an STI for quite a while without having any knowledge of it. Untreated STIs can prompt more serious wellbeing complications.

It is critical to become more acquainted with your own body, and to realize what is typical and suitable for you. When something seems extraordinary, get it looked at. Remember that your body won't always show signs and symptoms, and that is the reason we suggest normal STI testing for any individual who is sexually active regardless of whether they have any symptoms.


This lists given below describes some of the general symptoms that may go with STI.


Signs and Symptoms

• Sores or blisters on the genitals and nearby area including the anus area or mouth

• Abnormal growths in genital region which are also called Genital warts.

• Vaginal or penile discharge (might be unusual-smelling or discolored)

• Genital redness and tingling sensation

• Burning sensation during pee or having a defecation

• Painful intercourse

• Vaginal blood or spotting after sexual encounters

• Lower stomach pain and problems

• Inflammation or swelling of glands in crotch range

• Rashes and burns


Possible Complications Identified with STIs

• Discomfort in the genital territory

• Complications identified with pregnancy, like ectopic pregnancy or transmission of disease to a fetus

• Conceptive system cancers

• Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

• Upgraded transmission of HIV

• Epididymitis


Thus, despite taking the best possible precautions, STI can enter your body causing problems with your day to day activities. It is best to get tested as soon as you feel that any of the symptoms above have been present in your body. Make sure that you complete the course of medication fully given by your doctors to prevent the infection from spreading and reoccurring again. It is advisable to refrain from sexual activities during the course of the treatment for the benefit of both you and your partner. Above all, prevention is definitely better than cure.  

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