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Are you tempted by sex tourism? Beware of unwanted "gift" with consequences for life

About a fifth of travelers admits he has experienced during his travels casual sex with an unknown partner. Some of the world's so-called sex tourism destination directly offer. Sexually transmitted while the broad spectrum of diseases, ranging from less severe mange to life-threatening HIV virus.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

A group of sexually transmitted diseases forms of disease transmitted primarily through sexual intercourse. This group includes several dozen diseases. Some, such as gonorrhea, syphilis or HIV, can be found almost worldwide, while, for example, chancroid and lymphogranuloma venereum are diseases with a peak incidence in developing countries. Travelers can infect not only in classic sexual intercourse but also during oral and anal practices. Huge nuisance of today's so-called sex tourism. Some countries in the world to attract tourists directly to the sensual erotic experiences. Much of the local sex workers, especially in developing countries, however, carries a wide range of sexually transmitted diseases. From offered a pleasant experience so unpleasant traveler often carries lifelong consequences.

Symptoms of infection

Manifestations of disease will vary according to the specific disease agent. A lot of cases, but is made without symptoms, as it is usually in the initial stages of HIV infection. So if you have had unprotected sex after returning from trips, contact your doctor to discuss with him the possibility of testing. Sharpens even if they carry these effects:
pain during urination or intercourse,
discharge from the rectum, vagina, or penis,
Seeding skin rashes (especially in the genital area)
yellowish discoloration of the skin and eyes.

When any of the above problems certainly do not delay a visit to a medical facility. Most STDs are nowadays you can heal quite well. This is true for the initial stages of the disease in advanced stages may even produce permanent complications. Throw away the shame and therefore if these symptoms seek medical advice quickly.

Protecting primarily

The most reliable method of protection is, of course, sexual restraint. If you do only search for a partner for casual sex, always insist on condom use. Condoms is better to bring from home, at your destination because product quality is highly variable. Since the matter is not preventive vaccination. You can be vaccinated against hepatitis A and B and human papillomavirus. Doctors do not recommend using the services of prostitutes, because of the high risk of transmission of serious STDs. Before sexual intercourse you should also avoid alcohol and drugs. There are some who need to overcome the natural barriers of shyness, but drink until you have completely lost control of himself. It is statistically proven that a large proportion of sexually transmitted infections and unwanted pregnancies when sex occurs in alcoholic intoxication.

Source: Travel

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