What is a STI
Sexually transmitted infection STI
Sexually transmissible disease STD
Venereal diseases VD
STD stands for sexually transmitted diseases, also known as sexually transmitted infection STI.
Sexual intercourse, oral sex and anal sex are all ways to contract an STI. Contact with bodily fluids such as saliva, blood, sperm and vaginal discharge can also lead to an infection. A few, can be transmitted through skin contact alone. Some will show little or no STI symptoms. Herpes, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, HIV, Aids. If you think you may have any of the symptoms below get tested as soon as possible.
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Not all sexually transmitted infections can be cured. However most can be treated and controlled if caught and diagnosed in time.
If you believe you have contracted an STD it is most important to refrain from sexual contact, inform any relevant sexual partners and
Or you may cause serious health and reproductive problems if left untreated
CHLAMYDIA is caused by a bacterium and infects the mucous membranes in the mouth, anus and genital areas. Symptoms include abnormal genital discharge or pain when urinating, which appear within 1-
GENITAL AND ANAL WARTS are caused by a viruses and spread with sexual contact, but sharing towels and sex toys can also spread warts. They can cause warts on the vagina, penis, cervix, scrotum and anus. They can appear any time from a few weeks but sometimes a year after initial infection. Warts can be treated by a chemical treatment, freezing or burning.
GENITAL HERPES is caused by a virus. There are two types. Type 1 the common cold sore, giving blisters on the lips, mouth and occasionally the genitals. Type 2 is more common to the genitals. Symptoms of initial infection of genital herpes will appear within 2-
GONORRHOEA (The Clap) is caused by bacteria and most commonly spread during genital, anal or oral sex and sharing of sex aids. When symptoms of gonorrhea develop, they usually appear within 2-
HIV/AIDS can be transmitted through the exchange of body fluids (e.g. Breast milk, semen, blood, saliva, vaginal secretions) and through all forms of unprotected sexual intercourse (vaginal, oral and anal). Starting after a few weeks of having been exposed to infected, many will have flu like symptoms. But symptoms do not have to show for many years, in some cases. As the infection matures symptoms can include, swollen lymph glands, continual tiredness, recurrent fever and night sweats, intense weight loss for no apparent reason, pale spots or unusual blemishes in the mouth, diarrhoea and reduced appetite. To protect against HIV you must use condoms at all times during sex. There is no present cure for HIV/AIDS, although medical treatment can delay the onset of AIDS.
PUBIC LICE is irritating but on the whole harmless. Infected parties should be treated with an anti-
SYPHILIS is a bacteria. Syphilis disease has stages, the symptom of primary syphilis are sore’s around the genital areas, the cervix, tongue, lips, or other parts of the body and can appear within 10 -
TRICHOMONIASIS is caused by a parasite; Affecting the urethra in males, and the vagina in females. There is often no symptoms. When there are symptoms, it will occur within 4 days to 3 weeks of infection. The female symptoms include a yellow-