Ghana Medicals https://ghanamedicals.com Helping people be safe Tue, 10 Mar 2020 22:42:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3.2 https://ghanamedicals.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/cropped-ghana-4-32x32.png Ghana Medicals https://ghanamedicals.com 32 32 All What You Need To Know About Chlamydia https://ghanamedicals.com/all-what-you-need-to-know-about-chlamydia/ https://ghanamedicals.com/all-what-you-need-to-know-about-chlamydia/#respond Sat, 28 Mar 2020 03:28:00 +0000 https://ghanamedicals.com/?p=7186 Chlamydia is defined as a sexually transmitted bacterial infection that affects both men and women. The condition is caused by bacteria called Chlamydia trachomatis. Men can get this STI in their urethra (inside of the penis), throat, and rectum while women can develop it in the cervix, rectum, and throat.  Both men and women get ... Read more

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How Fear Inhibits HIV Testing and Treatment in African Men https://ghanamedicals.com/how-fear-inhibits-hiv-testing-and-treatment-in-african-men/ https://ghanamedicals.com/how-fear-inhibits-hiv-testing-and-treatment-in-african-men/#respond Wed, 25 Mar 2020 18:52:00 +0000 https://ghanamedicals.com/?p=7137 HIV is a potentially life-threatening virus that damages the immune system, causing a disease known as AIDS to develop. It is through unprotected sexual intercourse – including oral, vaginal, and anal that this dangerous virus is being transmitted from one person to another.  Although HIV is spread all around the world, affecting roughly 34 million ... Read more

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Can STD Cause a Man Not to Get Erection? https://ghanamedicals.com/can-std-cause-a-man-not-to-get-erection/ https://ghanamedicals.com/can-std-cause-a-man-not-to-get-erection/#respond Tue, 24 Mar 2020 00:15:00 +0000 https://ghanamedicals.com/?p=7161 Getting an erection can mean life and death to a man. When you cannot get your penile functions in order, other triggers set in your life, you may suffer low self-esteem and get a severe erectile dysfunction. Out of the several things that may cause erectile dysfunction, today, we will look at the effect of ... Read more

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Sexually Transmitted Disease-Causing PID https://ghanamedicals.com/sexually-transmitted-disease-causing-pid/ https://ghanamedicals.com/sexually-transmitted-disease-causing-pid/#respond Mon, 23 Mar 2020 18:36:00 +0000 https://ghanamedicals.com/?p=7134 Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a common issue for many women around the world. While many different causes can lead to the occurrence of this health issue, one of the most common cause is the presence of a sexually transmitted disease, specifically the presence of gonorrhea and chlamydia. In today’s article, we will share information ... Read more

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STDs Symptoms in Men https://ghanamedicals.com/stds-symptoms-in-men/ https://ghanamedicals.com/stds-symptoms-in-men/#respond Sat, 21 Mar 2020 23:02:00 +0000 https://ghanamedicals.com/?p=7148 Various symptoms are expected to develop due to STDs, and it is important for every man to keep these symptoms in mind. That is why in the following article we will briefly discuss the most common STDs and their symptoms in men.  The most common STDs and their symptoms in men Chlamydia Chlamydia is a ... Read more

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STD Home Testing Offers An Affordable Way To Reduce STDs https://ghanamedicals.com/std-home-testing-offers-an-affordable-way-to-reduce-stds/ https://ghanamedicals.com/std-home-testing-offers-an-affordable-way-to-reduce-stds/#respond Sat, 21 Mar 2020 15:29:00 +0000 https://ghanamedicals.com/?p=7122 STD testing was once only available from a doctor’s office. The patient was also able to visit a local clinic to have a test for common sexually transmitted infections. For many people, the process of obtaining an STD test through these procedures was considered inconvenient. Many feel that they want more privacy when they undergo ... Read more

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How STIs Prevention Strategies Can Be Implemented In Low-Income African Countries https://ghanamedicals.com/how-stis-prevention-strategies-can-be-implemented-in-low-income-african-countries/ https://ghanamedicals.com/how-stis-prevention-strategies-can-be-implemented-in-low-income-african-countries/#respond Fri, 20 Mar 2020 14:22:00 +0000 https://ghanamedicals.com/?p=7117 The healthcare system in Africa faces a significant problem with sexually transmitted infections. At the moment, many studies focus on the situation in Sub Saharan African regions. Studies also suggest the implementation of more effective strategies to assist in reducing the prevalence of STIs in these low-income regions.  The Current State Of STIs In Africa ... Read more

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STD Numbers Are Still High: Is Online Dating to Blame? https://ghanamedicals.com/std-numbers-are-still-high-is-online-dating-to-blame/ https://ghanamedicals.com/std-numbers-are-still-high-is-online-dating-to-blame/#respond Thu, 19 Mar 2020 22:32:00 +0000 https://ghanamedicals.com/?p=7233 STD numbers have been steadily increasing over the years. The Sub-Saharan African region was ranked as the highest infected area in the world with 15 million cases of chlamydia, 3.5 million syphilis, 30 million trichomonas, and 16 million gonorrheas. And has remained the number one most infected region for years.  Recently, however, the CDC stated ... Read more

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STD Might Be The Reason For Seminal Fluid Leakage After Urination https://ghanamedicals.com/std-might-be-the-reason-for-seminal-fluid-leakage-after-urination/ https://ghanamedicals.com/std-might-be-the-reason-for-seminal-fluid-leakage-after-urination/#respond Mon, 16 Mar 2020 14:07:00 +0000 https://ghanamedicals.com/?p=7211 Seminal fluid leakage after urination can occur after ejaculation when the semen remains in the urethra. If this happens, then you will observe that your urine looks cloudy as it is mixed with semen. Sometimes, this is not a cause for major concern. But there are cases when it may be due to a certain ... Read more

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WHO Demands Action Against Rising Rates Of STDs In Africa https://ghanamedicals.com/who-demands-action-against-rising-rates-of-stds-in-africa/ https://ghanamedicals.com/who-demands-action-against-rising-rates-of-stds-in-africa/#respond Sun, 15 Mar 2020 13:17:00 +0000 https://ghanamedicals.com/?p=7106 A rise in sexually transmitted diseases has been noted among the African population. Failure to implement appropriate strategies would further aggravate the issue in Africa at hand. The World Health Organization reports more on the epidemic and has been suggesting further action for the last two decades. Still, challenges are being faced which makes prevention ... Read more

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