Shocker ! Second Handed Clothes ( okrika ) Can Give You Syphilis & Other STDs
Medical studies have raised the alarm over the risk that these used items pose. They say some bacteria, fungi, parasitic and viral infections can be contracted through wearing of second- hand clothes.They claim Sexually Transmitted Diseases are not only contracted through sexual relationship with infected persons.
According to studies, while used clothes generally pose health dangers to users, the underwear has been found to present greater risks.
Infections such as virginal and skin candidiasis, scabies, tinea corporis, chicken pox, gonorrhoea, syphilis, and even Hepatitis A, B and C, among others, can be linked to wearing underwear previously used by infected persons.