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Blue Waffle Disease : Symptoms & Causes

Misunderstandings about sexual health information can be dangerous and misinformation makes STDs more likely to occur at the age of 15-25 years than adults and sexual behavior becomes unsafe. Similarly, most of the people are unknown about Blue Waffle Disease, its symptoms and causes. So, today we will reveal the truth regarding this disease.

What is Blue Waffle Disease?

Blue Waffle is a hypothetical sexually transmitted disease that was said to turn the vagina blue and distort it. The myth was first begin in 2010 and later went viral via online fraud where it was told that it is threat to women’s health.

It is a hypothetical sexually transmitted disease that affects only women. “Blue” means “symptoms” and “waffles” means a slang term for vagina. There is no evidence that the disease exists and is just a rumour that spreads on the Internet.

Symptoms describe that the vaginal area turns blue and there are many life-threatening STDs that do not turn vagina blue.

Truth About Blue Waffle Disease.

Blue waffle disease does not exist. It is an unclean STD which has arisen from online rumours. It is assumed that woman’s genitals may look blue and sometimes show scabs or wounds along with these rumours.

Besides, it is unclear whether individuals really faced this disease or not, as they are not representing the symptoms of any existing diseases. There is no information that STD can cause this type of symptoms.

The Internet is full of incorrect data about this unclean state, and its definition differs between websites.

Rumours say blue waffle disease affects only women. However, most STDs have an impact on each men and women, but the consequences for women can be very serious.

The alleged causes of blue waffle disease range from poor hygiene to having multiple sex. Some websites also claim that men will get a blue waffle, though only women are inspected by the UN agency for poor sanitation.

This is not true. Poor hygiene or repeated sex does not vary the colour.

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Blue Waffle Disease Image Source: BlueWaffle’s

STDs With Blue Waffle-Like Symptoms.

STDs such as chlamydia, gonorrhea and protozoal infections will not have the symptoms that are related to imaginary blue waffles.

Some of the symptoms related to imaginary blue waffle syllables will be accompanied by actual STD and canal infections, including;

  • A red or swollen female genitalia.
  • Abnormal discharge.
  • Itching or burning rounded near vagina.

Infection usually causes inflammation. Some canal infection class measurements are transmitted through the penis, while others are thanks to hypersensitivity or change within specific chemical or microorganism balances within the vagina.

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Test for STDs.

Most of the time, there will be no symptoms of an STD. Lack of symptoms does not mean that you are “clear” if you have condom less sex or are other risk factors for STDs.

If you think you are at risk, whether you have symptoms or not, talk to a health professional.

Ultimately, the only way to know if you have an STD is to get tested. A health professional can not only advise you on which tests are required, but can also tell you when to get tested so that you don’t do it within the “window period”.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued the following STD screening recommendations for women in the United States(1):

  • Sexually active women under the age of 25: Gonorrhea and Chlamydia screenings are recommended annually.
  • Sexually active women aged 25 and over with risk factors: Gonorrhea and Chlamydia screening are also recommended annually.
  • Pregnant women: Syphilis, HIV and Hepatitis B screening is recommended at the beginning of pregnancy, as well as gonorrhea and chlamydia screening for risk factors.
  • All people aged 13 to 64: HIV testing is recommended at least once as part of regular medical check up.

Frequently Asked Questions.

1. Can You Get Blue Waffle ‘Symptoms’ From Repeated Sex?

Sex can be a healthy part of life. However, one may experience discomfort from certain sexual practices.

While the epithelial duct produces its natural lubrication material, excessive amounts of sex will cause the condition of the epithelial duct and inconvenient friction. The swelling within the rough mating epithelial duct and even the epithelial duct will tear the tissue. A tear will raise a lot of doubts for someone to develop epithelial duct infection.

Some of the signals of the transition class of the actual epithelial duct are similar to imaginary blue waffles. Some symptoms of an epithelial duct infection include:

  • Abnormal, smelly emissions.
  • Itching, irritation and swelling around the epithelial duct.
  • Burning while urinating.
  • Pain during sex.

2. How do you have Blue Waffle disease?

You cannot have blue waffle disease as it is a fictional STD. Still, there are things you can do to protect yourself from actual sexually transmitted infections, including the constant use of condoms and a decrease in the number of your sexual partners.

3. What does Blue Waffle Disease look like?

Blue waffle disease does not exist. This does not mean that you should ignore changes in the colour, sensitivity or smell of your vagina. A red, burning vagina with itching, irritation and smelly discharge can be a sign of a very real condition called vaginitis, usually associated with STDs such as chlamydia, gonorrhea and trichomoniasis.

Bottom Line.

Blue waffle disease does not exist. It’s not an STD, and your genitals won’t be blue if you have too much sex.

However, if you see changes in your genitals, such as bumps, wounds, or discharges, consult with your healthcare provider, a women’s health clinic, or a free STD clinic. Such symptoms can be an starting process for STD thereby, need to consult doctor and start an immediate treatment.

It is equally important to educate yourself so that you can’t only recognize the symptoms of STDs but also learn how to avoid them. Always get information from reputed sources like CDC to avoid falling prey to internet pranks.