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How can one prevent syphilis?

How can one prevent syphilis?

Be careful: Only have sex with a partner that you know well and trust fully. Using a condom will also drastically lower your risk of acquiring an std. ...Read more

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Syphilis (Definition)

A sexually transmitted infection that can cause serious health problems if ...Read more


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How does one prevent syphilis?

How does one prevent syphilis?

Monogamous sex: Syphillis is one of the silent but deadly killers that has been around forever. It is still quite sensitive to penicillin, but its ability to pass unnoticed during sexual contact and masquerade as many other ailments (flu, dermatitis) often leads affected people to ignore early symptoms and spread it without realizing they have it. Condoms and spermacidal agents offer not real protection. ...Read more

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How can one prevent diabetes?

How can one prevent diabetes?

Exercise, diet: Only type 2 diabetes is known to be preventable. Maintaining a normal weight is the biggest key factor. Beyond that, exercise defined as 30 minutes brisk walking 5 times weekly has been shown to delay or prevent diabetes. Eating a diet low in refined/simple sugars is also worthwhile. ...Read more

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How can one prevent aging?

How can one prevent aging?

Nobel Prize: Aging is inevitable and there is no known way to prevent it. Some think that low calorie diets will slow the process. "the fountain of youth" is still not a possibility despite all the research in this area. ...Read more

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How can I prevent herpes?

How can I prevent herpes?

Abstinence,contracep: Use contraception or abstain from sexual intercourse with an individual known to be exposed. ...Read more

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How can one prevent diabetics?

How can one prevent diabetics?

The basics:: Keep your body weight normal. If you are obese, lose some weight - even 5-10% will make a difference. Most critical, though, is to get active and stay active. You really don't have to be a "jock." but you must move. Walking is a great place to start. Be aware of your carbohydrate intake, and begin to pare down your sugars and starchy foods. Get regular health care. Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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How long can it take for herpes simplex 2 to show up. How can I prevent future beeakouts?

How long can it take for herpes simplex 2 to show up. How can I prevent future beeakouts?

2 to 7 days: Will take less than a wk to hepes simplex ii infection , once get infected stays in the body for ever , anti viral drug Acyclovir will not cure but will help in acute attacks ( break outs ). If you are infected like 30 million american , you must inform your partner , use of condoms will reduce the incidence bur will not prevent 100% , almost half million new cases are added in usa. ...Read more

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How can one prevent penile cancer?

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How can one prevent penile cancer?

Good hygiene & noHPV: Penile cancer is quite rare in the usa, and especially rare in circumcised men. Smegma, the secretions of the foreskin that accumulate underneath the prepuce in uncircumcised males, is proven to be carcinogenic in animals. Human papillomavirus (hpv) infection, which is sexually transmitted, is also likely a co-factor in many cases. So, good hygiene and avoiding penile contact with hpv are how. ...Read more

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How can one prevent snoring?

How can one prevent snoring?

Give him a nudge: If he snores softly, intermittantly, and purrs quietly, he may only need a nudge to sleep on his side. But, if he is a loud or robust snorer, and especially if your hear him choke, gasp, or stop breathing, make sure he is seen for a sleep study. He may have sleep apnea which can contribute to serious health issues. Discuss this with your md. A CPAP machine or an oral appliance may be the answer. ...Read more

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How can one prevent a staph infection?

How can one prevent a staph infection?

Proper hygiene: The best way to prevent a staph infection is through proper, frequent handwashing, and hygiene. If someone in the household has had an infection, make sure everything is properly washed and sterilized. Towels should not be reused. Bedding and clothing should be washed. Surfaces should be cleaned with bleach or lysol. If you have expereienced recurrent infxn, nasal Mupirocin is also helpful. ...Read more

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How can I prevent spreading hepatitis b to others?

How can I prevent spreading hepatitis b to others?

Avoid body fluids: Don't share toothbrushes, razors and use barrier contraception. Ideally close contacts should be vaccinated against hep b. ...Read more

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How can one prevent seasickness?

How can one prevent seasickness?

Alternative options: Dr tosca gave an excellent response. Here are alternative options: acupressure, sea-bands and ginger or peppermint tea. ...Read more

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How can chlamydia be prevented?

How can chlamydia be prevented?

Condoms: Chlamydia is a sexually tramsitted disease that is transmitted via body fluids. The best prevention is the use of condoms and avoiding high risk sexual behaviour. ...Read more

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How can I prevent a herpes outbreak?

How can I prevent a herpes outbreak?

Rx and OTC: You may have to take a prescription antiviral medication if you experience regular outbreaks. While we aren't exactly sure why outbreaks can be more frequent, we think that avoiding certain triggers like excessive alcohol, fatigue, sun exposure, and stress might help. Two otc supplements that might help lower outbreaks (but not transmission) are l-lysine and lauricidin. ...Read more

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How can I treat helica bacteria at home and how to prevent infection later?

How can I treat helica bacteria at home and how to prevent infection later?

H. Pylori: You need 2 antibiotics and a proton pump inhibitor for2 weeks. This needs to be prescribed by a doctor. Primary means of contraction is fecal-oral. ...Read more

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How can one prevent non-sexual transmission of condyloma?

How can one prevent non-sexual transmission of condyloma?

Condylomata : This viral infection is passed from person to person. Avoiding contact with a person with an active infection is the best preventive measure. For young people, there is a vaccine which is very helpful at preventing this infection. ...Read more

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How can I prevent type two diabetes?

How can I prevent type two diabetes?

Healthy lifestyle: Maintain a good weight, keep up the physical activity. Do not neglect strength training to increase/maintain body muscle mass. T2dm is strongly genetic, so sometimes the best of lifestyle measures cannot prevent it, but they will still make it easier to treat. ...Read more

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How can I prevent herpes breakout?

How can I prevent herpes breakout?

If you take daily: suppressive therapy it can reduce your risk of shedding to one day a year! ...Read more