Practicing safe intimacy with someone who is not your spouse is one very vital instruction we are always given in life. I want you to understand that there is a reason for such instruction, and the reason is quite clear and straightforward because there are some incurable sexually transmitted infections out there to ruin your life and that of your spouse if care is not taking.
Please, understand that there are sexual transmitted diseases are actually curable, and there are those that are incurable and when we say incurable, it means such a disease cannot be medically cured or treated completely.
In this post today, we are going to be looking at some of the STDs that cannot be cured or treated completely with any medication. Just sit tight and enjoy yourself while learning something new.
As of present, there are 4 Incurable Sexually Transmitted Infections, and they are: herpes (HSV), hepatitis B (HBV), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and human papillomavirus (HPV). So, let’s begin the journey of looking into them in more details.
Below are the 4 Incurable Sexually Transmitted Infections:
This is the first on the list for a reason and the reason is simple. Human Immune Virus is a deadly and highly feared virus that can be contracted sexually when you indulge in coitus with someone who is infected. It is one of the incurable diseases and the worst of all is that, an infected person would have to live his or her entire life taking drugs and medications to repress the advancement of the virus.
It is very vital for us to first understand that Herpes comes in two forms which are:
• herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1)
• herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2)
Each of these 2 viruses has the potentials to cause genital herpes or oral herpes. However, HSV-1 usually causes oral herpes, while HSV-2 is more often associated with genital herpes.
Any of these 2 herpes are responsible for the formation of blisters and sores in the infected areas. These sores are highly contagious and can be transmitted via skin-to-skin contact. Since it isn’t curable, herpes is a lifelong infection that can result in occasional recurring outbreaks during which symptoms temporarily reappear.
Treatment for herpes typically consists of antiviral medication for a specified timeframe (the exact time frame depends on the person under consideration and may be from several days or weeks to several months). The job of the antiviral medication is to stop the virus from replicating further in the body, which can help prevent or reduce the recurrence of outbreaks.
3. Human Papilloma Virus
Even though many persons are not yet aware, Human Papilloma Virus is a very common disease but also regarded a deadly and stubborn one. It is common in the sense that out of 10 sexually active people, at least 9 or 8 have this virus and in some people the virus goes away on its own after some years while in others, it can cause other very serious problems.
Human Papilloma Virus is regarded an incurable disease that can only be prevented through vaccination but can’t be treated, in some people whose bodies can’t kick it out, they end up causing cervical cancer, genital warts, oral cancer or even throat cancer in some cases.
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4. Hepatitis B
I know very well that you have been hearing of liver cancer disease here and there; it is majorly caused by Hepatitis B. Most babies are often vaccinated after they are born against this disease because of how serious it is. You can contract hepatitis B through intimacy and in some adults it may not show symptoms while in others whose bodies can’t fight it.
The symptoms may be serious to the extent of even causing liver problems. So it is advisable for a person having hepatitis B symptoms to speak with a doctor for ways of curtailing the effect of the disease on the liver.
While the above mentioned 4 STDs are not curable, they are treatable in the sense that medication and other therapies exist that can help manage them and eventually minimize their negative impacts on the victim’s health.