"Common STD's"

You can be aware of Common Sexually Transmitted Diseases, their occurences and prevention (STDs).

Sexually transmitted diseases are some of the most difficult diseases in the world to catch. You have to be up close and personal to spread them. Why, then, are STDs so common? Because people don't know how to treat, prevent, and avoid them. They don't want to do an effective treatment even if they attempt to do a treatment. Or when they do, they often What is an STD? An STD is any disease that is spread primarily by sexual contact. One partner transmits the disease-causing organism to the other partner during sex (oral/vaginal/anal/etc.).

Please see some common STDs that can occur due to carelessness and sexually-associated diseases that should be on your radar screen.

Chlamydia screening smear test

chlamydia is the most common curable STD. It infects the cervix in women and the penile urethra in men. Its most frequent symptoms are pain during sex and discharge from the penis or vagina. Most people who get chlamydia don't have its symptoms for weeks, months, or even years. This is the main reason why chlamydia is one of the most common STDs is that they're asymptomatic.

Gonorrhoea, otherwise known as "the clap," is another common bacterial STD. It has similar long-term effects In general and it infects the same organs as chlamydia.                                                         Symptoms of gonorrhoea in men, have white, yellow, or green discharge from the penis and include burning when urinating. Just as with chlamydia, however, many people with gonorrhoea don't have symptoms. Oh, you should know that gonorrhoea can also infect the throat if you're one of those people who thinks that oral sex is safe sex (or isn't sex at all).

T. pallidum is the bacterium that causes syphilis. Syphilis is a common STD with a notorious history. It can lead to serious complications if left untreated, it is caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum.

Syphilis can appear on the external genitals and the mouth, as well as in the vagina or rectum and is transmitted by direct contact with syphilis sores. That means it can be transmitted by oral sex as well as vaginal or anal intercourse. It occurs more in men who have sex with men, in fact, some scientists think that oral sex is responsible for the rise of syphilis. 

In 2007, a prominent study of U.S. adolescents found that a little-known STD, Mycoplasma Genitalium had surpassed gonorrhea in prevalence. is starting to emerge as a major cause of cervicitis in women and nongonococcal urethritis in men. Furthermore, MG, like gonorrhea and chlamydia, Trichomoniasis Two [i]Trichomonas vaginalis[/i] organisms. Trichomoniasis is the most common curable STD, with infection more common in women than in men. The symptoms are similar: frothy discharge, strong vaginal odour, pain on intercourse, irritation, and itching, some women may mistake this infection for a yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis since Human Papilloma Virus/HPV

One-quarter of women were infected at any given time and three-quarters of the sexually active population had HPV at some point during their lives. HPV is quite possibly the most common STD. Older studies from before the HPV vaccine was available estimated that for HIV/AIDS.

It cannot be transmitted by casual bodily contact, HIV is the virus associated with AIDS. It can only be transmitted by including semen, vaginal secretions, breast milk, and blood exchange of such bodily fluids.

Currently a combination of drugs known as highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART), or combined anti-retroviral therapy (cART) for treating HIV. HIV is no longer a death sentence, they can reduce the likelihood that infection will progress to AIDS, although these therapies cannot cure the disease. Many people with the virus are living long and healthy lives.

Crabs/Pubic Lice
Skin reaction to a pubic lice infestation. Photo courtesy of the CDC/Joe Miller.

"Crabs" are a form of lice that live on the hair in the genital area and occasionally on other coarse-haired areas of the body, such as the armpits or the eyebrows. They also can occasionally be transmitted by infested linens and clothing, they are usually spread by sexual contact, although.

Scabies is not always sexually transmitted but is a contagious skin disease. Causes an extremely itchy rash that gets worse at night Caused by the parasite Sarcoptes Scabei. The rash is most often found in folds of skin, such as between the fingers, on the wrists and ankles, and in the genital area.

A transmitting electron micrograph of numerous herpes simplex virions. Photo courtesy of CDC/Dr. Fred Murphy; Sylvia Whitfield (1975)
                                                    Herpes is another viral STD. It comes in two forms, HSV1 and HSV2. HSV1 is most often associated with cold sores, and HSV2 is most often associated with genital sores. However, it is possible to transmit herpes from the mouth to the genitals and vice versa.

There are several types of hepatitis. The different viruses are transmitted through various routes, but they all cause damage to the liver although. The type of hepatitis most often associated with sexual transmission is hepatitis B (HBV). Hepatitis C can be formed otherwise but also can be sexually transmitted.
Haemophilus Ducreyi - The bacteria that cause chancroid. CDC/ Dr Mike Miller

Chancroid is a genital ulcer disease caused by the bacterium Haemophilus Ducreyi. Chancroid infections are a major risk factor for HIV In different parts of the world.

The early signs may be mistaken for those of a syphilis infection, but the ulcers caused by chancroid are generally larger and more painful than those associated with syphilis.