Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: A Closer Look into the Disease Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a painful disease both physically and emotionally. PID is caused by bacteria in the vaginal canal that is most commonly the result of two sexually transmitted infections, chlamydia and gonorrhea. Determining if one has the infection is challenging due to the sometimes nonexistent symptoms, however, if PID is not treated, the bacteria will is severely damage the female reproduction organs which can cause infertility and ectopic pregnancy (“University of Maryland Medical Center”, 2014). Those who are most likely to get PID are under 25 and sexual active with more than one partner (“Womenshealth.gov”, 2012). In prevention of PID, the practice of safe sex is key.
The baby can even be infected, have an eye infection, cause blindness, or even pneumonia. For men, chlamydia can cause nongonococcal urethritis, which is an infection in the urethra. Also stated on The Sexually Transmitted Disease Guide women who have chlamydia and it goes untreated can cause long term pelvic pain. Also, if the women is infected with this disease and is already pregnant it can cause premature birth or an early miscarriage. Fo... ... middle of paper ... ...e it.
Most people know that it is bad for them, but they continue to do it anyways. There are many problems with tanning. For example, it can cause skin cancer, it is detrimental to people's health, it can be expensive, and it can cause the aging process to accelerate. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, tanning can cause many different forms of skin cancer, some of which can be fatal. The two main types of skin cancer are melanoma and non-melanoma.
Lowering those risks may include masturbation, kissing, oral sex with the proper protections, touching or massage, and the use of clean or disinfected sex toys. Other sexual behaviors can result... ... middle of paper ... ... disease but with the exceptional help from medical professionals and friends and family that are understanding can assure you that there is light at the end of the tunnel. It is important you understand the importance of prevention of infection toward others. Avoid crowds that may have elderly or other ill individual’s, take all prescribed drugs, take temperature at least once a day, don’t reuse cups without being washed properly, do not change pet litter boxes, avoid having reptiles as pets, and many more. Not only does this disease affects you but can result in infecting another individual without proper precautions.
It is highly contagious and can be quite difficult to treat. The mites can be transmitted to humans, but they cannot reproduce on human skin and will clear up quickly. As the mites have a... ... middle of paper ... ...arian recommendations exactly; else, the infestation will assert itself again. Failure is the result of poor management skills, lack of follow-through and lack of prescribed treatment methods. Once properly treated, the prognosis of an animal with mange is excellent, and the pet can recover within a few weeks to about six months for severe cases.
Taking antibiotics when not needed may make users feel worse. Many side effects such as diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, thrush, allergic reactions to the drugs, and even life-threatening bowel inflammations can occur when using antibiotics (NPS Medicinewise, 2012, para. 2-4). When treating a severe infection or illness, these side effects are trivial compared to the cost-benefit ratio the antibiotics provide; however, when people misuse antibiotics by taking them for viral infections, they are putting themselves at risk for increased discomfort and potentially life-threatening side effects. Antibiotics also kill the healthy bacteria in your body.
It is spread even more rapidly when in combination with poor hand washing techniques as discussed earlier. The problem with sharing personal items is that many diseases and infections have incubational periods that are asymptomatic. The principal to keep in mind is that it is impossible to tell just by inspection what kind of microbes a person may be housing. In most cases, “better safe than sorry” is a reliable rule of thumb when it comes to borrowing or letting others borrow your personal
There are several ways that are prescribed to prevent infection. The best way to prevent infection is knowledge about the disease, and symptoms. Using condoms provide some but not complete protection. Spermicidal sometimes kill the bacteria that cause Chlamydia, but not always. Another way to prevent infection is to urinate and wash after sexual contact.
It is possible to have the disease for several weeks and not even be aware that you have it. You can take acetaminophen or ibuprofen to control pain and fatigue, but avoid Aspirin, as it has been proven responsible for Rye’s Syndrome in children. Maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle is one way to prevent many diseases and infections, but Mono can occur in anyone who has come in contact with the virus. Appendix Spleen The spleen is a fist-sized, spongy organ located behind the stomach (removed in this illustration), just under the diaphragm. Part of the lymphatic system, the spleen is composed of two types of tissue.
However, with MRSA infections, the morbidity and potential mortality are high and the benefits of flucloxacillin far outweigh the risks. Linezolid is also effective. Infact, it may be equivalent to Vancomycin in the treatment of MRSA infections. Research conducted by the Department of Veterans Affairs concluded that this is safer than vancomycin There is also a class of antibiotics which may work on destroying the biofilm MRSA cause on medical equipment such as catheters. The biofilm provide MRS... ... middle of paper ... ... Additional alternatives include creams and shampoos may also be used.