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Venereal diseases that affect women and ways to prevent them

Venereal diseases that affect women and ways to prevent them

Venereal diseases that affect women and ways to prevent them

                                             Venereal diseases that affect women and ways to prevent them

A woman can be infected with many venereal diseases that affect her health, reduce the chances of pregnancy, and some methods of prevention can be followed.

Venereal disease is a health problem that affects men and women and causes pain in addition to negative effects on sexual health.

Learn about the most prominent venereal diseases that can affect women and ways to prevent them:

1- endometriosis:

Endometriosis begins when the tissue lining the uterus begins to grow outside the uterus. It can grow on the ovaries, behind the uterus, on the intestine, or on the bladder, and cause pain and affect a woman's fertility.

The treatment is through some drugs that relieve pain and stimulate fertility, and the doctor may resort to surgical intervention if the problem worsens.

2- uterine fibroids:

It is one of the most common non-cancerous tumors in women, and it consists of muscle cells and other tissues that grow in and around the uterine wall, and cause a group of symptoms such as pain that increases during sexual intercourse in addition to menstrual disorders, and it can also affect the chances of pregnancy and childbearing.

Uterine fibroids do not pose a threat to a woman, but in some cases they should be removed according to the doctor's opinion.

3- Cancer :

There are many types of cancer that can affect the female genital area, including:

  • Cervical cancer.
  • ovarian cancer.
  • Cervical cancer.
  • Vaginal cancer.
  • Vulvar cancer.

If detected early, treatment procedures can be followed according to the doctor's diagnosis, but treatment can cause infertility in a woman.

4- HIV:

HIV affects certain cells in the immune system, and over time, this virus can cause these cells to be destroyed so that the body cannot fight the infection, which can worsen and reach AIDS, as it is the last stage of the disease and which is difficult to treat.

HIV infection usually occurs as a result of having sex with an infected man or sharing injections with a person who has the disease, and therefore these mistakes should be avoided to avoid contracting the disease.

5- Interstitial cystitis:

It is a chronic condition of the bladder that leads to recurring pain in the bladder and pelvic region, as this area becomes infected and causes frequent urination with a burning sensation during urination.

Cellular cystitis can be treated with anti-inflammatory medication with a doctor's prescription.

6- polycystic ovary syndrome:

Polycystic ovary syndrome occurs when the ovaries or adrenal glands produce male hormones at higher than normal levels, as these cysts form on the ovaries and can cause decreased fertility and difficulty conceiving.

This gallstone problem is accompanied by some symptoms such as pelvic pain, increased hair growth in unfamiliar areas, and acne, and the chances of infection increase in the case of suffering from obesity or some diseases such as diabetes and heart disease.

7- Sexually transmitted diseases:

It is an infection transmitted through sexual contact with an infected person. Bacteria, viruses, and parasites are common causes of sexually transmitted diseases.

If infected during pregnancy, it can cause serious and life-threatening health problems to the fetus.

Sexually transmitted diseases are treated according to the cause of their occurrence, whether with antibacterial or virus, and can be prevented by using a male condom during intercourse, and the genital area must be kept clean to protect it from bacteria and viruses.