Transmitted Diseases & Infection

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An STI is a Sexually Transmitted Infection, and an STD is a Sexually Transmitted Disease. STDs and STIs are essentially the same thing, and the terms are used interchangeably as synonyms, but they are different. Having a STI implies that an individual has a contamination, yet that it has not yet formed into an illness. An infection is often the first step of a disease and occurs when either bacteria, viruses or microbes enter the body and start multiplying. The interruption of ordinary body capacity or structure, particularly when signs and side effects show up, is considered infection. All STDs start out as STIs. STIs that progress into disease are STDs. There are more than 20 types of STDs, including Chlamydia, Genital herpes, Gonorrhea, HIV/AIDS, HPV, Syphilis, Trichomoniasis. Most STDs influence the two men and ladies, however as a rule the medical issues they cause can be more serious for ladies. If a pregnant lady has a STD, it can cause genuine medical issues or serious health problems for the baby too. More than 30 distinct microbes, infections, and parasites can cause STIs. Bacterial STIs include chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis among others. Viral STIs include genital herpes, HIV/AIDS, and genital warts among others. Parasitic STIs include Trichomoniasis among others. While regularly spread by sex, some STIs can similarly be spread by non-sexual contact with spoiled blood and tissues, breastfeeding, or in the midst of work.

  • Common sexually transmitted infections
  • Sexually active teens and young adults
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Pathophysiology
  • Epidemiology
  • Hepatitis B
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
  • Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV)
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Syphilis

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