Sexual Health: Under Rated

BY: Rajavarman Kittu,Clinical Bioinformatics Specialist,Premas Lifesciences Pvt Ltd. Clinical Bioinformatics Specialist, - 30 Sep-2022

The self -hygiene is one of the important of healthy habits which is very less thought. Of course, the doctors are constantly making points to the patients about self-hygiene as many of infectious conditions can be easily avoided if they follow the regular guidance of self-cleanliness. 

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Usual healthy hygiene habit reduces the risk of infection possibilities. 

As we grow older and older, things to be taken care are also keep expanding. The Hygienic practices which basically learned all getting carry forward in lesser due to the busy world we head towards. Its individual's responsibly to choose healthy hygienic lifestyle to enlighten the world and people around us. This reduces the chances of possible sexually transmitted diseases in our regular routines.

Self-Cleanliness is one of the Good Manners to be invested to withstand the Moral Values. 

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World around us: The world is filled with microbes all around us. The composition of bacterial, fungus and virus different based on the environmental factors mostly. The bacterial and fungus are kind of different kind and different ways to handle but the virus which are way too severe in order to end-up with severe disease. 

Virus world: There are many possible viral infections could occur in our day-to-day life due to several reasons. The possible sexual transmitted disease [STD] viral infections are mostly due to Papillomaviridiae. In fact, the virus-like Papillomaviridiae virus family is mostly host and tissue tropic. Almost all the popular papillomavirus are proven to spread across different ways like skin or genitals, anus, mouth, and airway through body surface. Specifically with respect to human is concern the Human papillomavirus [HPV] are nearly ~170 kind across in world reported so far. There continuous research is happening on them in order to bring the infectious rates down. 

Understanding over HPV diagnostic: As far as India is concern there are several common HPV viruses with two major categories [High Risk HPV/Low Risk HPV] to be looked for while the doctor suspects for viral infection of HPV. The high risk HPV’s are HPV16, HPV18, HPV26, HPV31, HPV33, HPV35, HPV39, HPV45, HPV51, HPV52, HPV53, HPV56, HPV58, HPV66, HPV68 {68A & 68B} and HPV82. The low risk HPV’s are HPV6, HPV11, HPV40, HPV42, HPV43, HPV44, HPV55, HPV61, HPV81 and HPV83.

The diagnosis of possible common strains to look for in Indian patients are Chlamydia trachomatis (CT), Neisseria gonorrhoeae (NG), Mycoplasma genitalium (MG), Trichomonas vaginalis (TV), Treponema pallidum (TP), Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) and Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2).

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Checking all the above Virus induvial through the traditional microbiology is very complicated and teddies. On the other hand, since all the above said contents 41 STI (28 HPVs and 13 STIs) were considered for Next Generation Sequencing [NGS] technique to Genotyping and identify in single attempt using Chapter Dx kits.

Importance and Recovery: Few specific types of HPVs could lead to cervical cancer, it is important to be conscious of STD infections. For the STD infections based on common HPV prevention methods are in place. The probable treatment options to treat HPV Patients are surgery, laser treatment, drugs like Condylox (podofilox), Trichloroacetic acid, Aldara (imiquimod) and Zyclara, etc. The STD infected patients can recover and life Normal life if they get diagnosed in time and take medications with proper guidance.

Keep-up the self-hygiene; Be conscious by not spreading the infection around.

By: Rajavarman Kittu
Clinical Bioinformatics Specialist, 
Premas Lifesciences Pvt Ltd.
New Delhi, India

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