Sexually transmitted diseases
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) or sexually transmitted infections (STIs) or venereal diseases (VD) occur due to transfer of infectious organism during a sexual contact. STDs occur due to harmful bacteria, parasites, yeast, and viruses. Sometimes, STDs occur due to spreading of the organisms from a mother to infant during childbirth or during breast-feeding by the use of unsterilized drug needles, and during blood transfusions.
Some specific types of STDs are:
Genital areas are generally moist and warm and are ideal environments for the growth of yeasts, viruses, and bacteria etc.
Symptoms of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
During transmission, the chances of disease transfer depend on the donor carrying the infection and on the carrier. For example, in case of herpes, HSV 2 transmission probability is:
Some STDs, such as genital herpes and HIV, that cause AIDS cannot be cured but can only be controlled with medication.
For the treatment of STDs,
Treatment and prevention for STDs