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‘Untreatable’ STI linked to infertility due to ‘silent spread’

A new sexually transmitted possible “superbug” that has proven resistant to antibiotics thus far has scientists worried amid an “out of control” STD epidemic, with the medical community saying more screenings for the disease are needed. Mycoplasma genitalium — also known as M. genitalium or M. gen — is a sexually transmitted bacterial infection that …

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Doctors dismissed dangerous symptoms saying I was just getting fat

A mom nearly died after claiming doctors repeatedly dismissed her symptoms, saying she was just “getting fat”. Sarah McInnes, 38, complained to her GP of ballooning by two dress sizes from a 12 to a 16 in just four weeks, in January of this year. Initially, doctors had told her the unusual weight gain was …

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