Genital infections and myths about them – continued

By | September 6, 2013

The use of oral contraceptives and spermicides include not only protects against pregnancy but also from sexually transmitted infections

It is now proven that the most effective means of protection against STIs is a condom.

Neither the combined oral contraceptives, nor local spermicides can not provide protection against STIs.
Myth 7.
The interrupted sexual intercourse can not get an STI

Coitus interruptus is one of the leading methods to protect against pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, according to a survey of patients who come to the reception. It happens all because of the same lack of information.

Many women believe that pregnancy can occur only if the peak excitation ejaculate (release sperm) into the vagina.

However, from the beginning of sexual intercourse with grease urethra into the vagina can enter single sperm, which can also fertilize the egg, and, accordingly, there will be a pregnancy.

The percentage of pregnancies that occur when the interrupted sexual intercourse is low, however, the probability of its occurrence is.

As for the STI, then the process of ejaculation the chance of infection is not related. If the partner is ill, most often he / she has or has a rash, or discharge (except hidden, asymptomatic infections), and p ri unprotected sex – regardless of whether or not he interrupted – the probability of infection is very high.

Myth 8.
If there was an infection STI symptoms will necessarily be

One of the most dangerous misconceptions! STIs are often asymptomatic and are found only in the survey.

An example of this infection is chlamydia, which often occurs either asymptomatic or with minor mucous secretions . Discover infection often complex examination.

Chlamydia Level is that it causes the development of obstructive infertility in both women and men.

Myth 9.
Since the condom is made ​​of a porous substance, HIV and several other agents can penetrate into the body

Recent scientific studies show that when used properly, latex condoms effectively protect against HIV and sexually transmitted disease pathogens.
Myth 10.
Sex with a married man (married woman) are completely secure regarding STIs

Unprotected sex with married / married sex partners do not protect against STIs.

Having a family foolish to think a panacea for any disease – it has to understand each.

We hope that the information contained in this article will help to feel more confident in the doctor’s office and in a relationship with another person.

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