Person Swimming in Pool - Preventing Chemical Urethritis from Swimming Pool Chemicals

Chemical urethritis is an inflammation of the urethra, which is the tube that carries urine from the bladder out of the body. The condition is caused by exposure to chemicals in swimming pool water, such as chlorine or bromine. Chemical urethritis is a common problem among swimmers, especially those whoContinue Reading

Image of a woman holding a glass of water and a cranberry supplement, illustrating tips to prevent burning sensation after urinating in females.

Many women experience a common problem of a burning sensation while urinating at some point in their lives. This discomfort, also called dysuria, can occur due to various factors such as urinary tract infections (UTIs), sexually transmitted infections (STIs), or irritation from soaps and hygiene products. Although it can beContinue Reading

Male and female silhouettes with heart symbol, representing the importance of safe sexual practices and communication in reducing the transmission of HSV-2

Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) is a common sexually transmitted infection (STI) that affects millions of people worldwide. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 500 million people have genital herpes caused by HSV-2. It is a highly contagious infection that can be transmitted from one person toContinue Reading