8 Lessons Learned: Health
Testing for STDs
Making love is one of the activities that that bonds people in a relationship and many people draw a lot of pleasure in doing that act. Even though, the pleasure gained can be coupled with many hassles if not handle in a careful way. The current increase in the number of STD patients is as a result of many people have become less concerned in their sexual health and are not affected by the consequences of the practices. The stigma that the STD patients have made it even more disturbing to look for medical attentions since they are afraid of what people will say concerning them.
Seeking for STD testing to know the status of your sexual health is a good practice.However, to some extent you can avoid such frequent test by practicing certain things that will reduce your exposure to the diseases. By considering these factors you will able to leave a safe life from the STDs and thus make you avoid testing of the diseases.
Abstain.|Given that these diseases are caused by copulation desisting from the act completely will make you avoid the diseases. Since this method makes one to totally do away with these tests it is thus the best way.Being associated with such diseases is so much traumatizing that no one can enjoy carrying it out frequently, and the only way to completely avoid the tests is through abstaining.
Reducing number of sex partners.
Reduce the frequency of copulation partners has the ability of reducing chances of one getting sexually transmitted diseases. Being in possession of more than one sex partner will expose one to a higher risk of STD infections and therefore you will have to undergo recurrent testing because you cannot know the time the infection might attack you. Nonetheless, being in possession of one partner you can choose to go for a test together and share the results to each other. By letting both of you know the outcome will aid you in trusting your partner and engaging in safe copulation without any thought of getting STDs.
This notion indicate that you make an agreement that you will only be sexually active with individual person who has also chooses to be sexually active with only you. Having a long term mutual monogamous relationship with a clean partner will be one the most safe and reliable ways of avoiding STD infections. One caution that you have to take in a mutual monogamy relationship is that you have to be certain that both of you are safe.
Precise and consistent application of condoms is highly efficient in reducing the spread of STD. You have to take care while using condom every time you are planning to have sex especially teenagers that might have not settled on one sex partner.