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sexually trasmitted infections

Freshteh Jahdi, Khadijeh Khademi, Effat Merghati Khoei, Hamid Haghani, Fariba Yarandi
OBJECTIVE: In recent years, humman papilomaviruses (HPV) infection is the most common type of sexual trasmitted diseases (STD) in majority of countries. It's a significant source of morbidity and mortality worldwide. In this study, we aimed to compare the history of reproductive disease between two groups of Iranian women with and without HPV infection through colposcopy precedure. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This case -control study included 210 women reffered to a training gynecology hospital of Tehran University of Medical Science in Tehran...
September 2013: Journal of Family & Reproductive Health
Leilane Barbosa de Sousa, Ana Karina Bezerra Pinheiro, Maria Grasiela Teixeira Barroso
This study was carried out in order to investigate the level of women's knowledge about HPV, to identify beliefs, myths and taboos about HPV, as well as to analyze the influence of these cultural elements on women's behavior. We performed a study based on the transcultural care theory. The research was developed from the testimonies of 15 women who were undergoing treatment for HPV. Through the investigation, it was possible to perceive that HPV is a disease that is still unknown and surrounded with mystery, despite all the sources of information about Sexually Trasmitted Diseases (STD)...
December 2008: Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da U S P
N Low
Lambeth, Southwark, and Lewisham are three London boroughs that probably have the worst set of indicators of sexual health in the United Kingdom. This area is used to illustrate an urban epidemic of bacterial sexually transmitted infections in an industrialised country with well developed public health infrastructure, and the generalisability of the phase specific model for prevention and control of sexually trasmitted infections. The results show that national strategies for preventing and controlling sexually transmitted infections comprise a limited repertoire of activities that fit with those suggested by the phase specific model...
April 2002: Sexually Transmitted Infections
V K Garg, A Agarwalla, S Agrawal, M Deb, B Khanal
A total of 100 patients giving histories suggestive of sexually transmitted disease (STDs) and attending the dermatology OPD at BPKIHS (B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences) in Nepal over a period of one year from 1st July 1999 to 30th June 2000 were included in this study. Out of 10,400 new dermatology cases, a total of 100 cases (0.96%) of STDs were seen. Of these 73 were males, and the majority (53%) were in the age group of 21-30 years. Most of the patients were from Sunsari district (54%). The most common profession (21%) was businessman followed by housewife (19%)...
July 2001: Journal of Dermatology
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