Sexually Transmitted Disease: Overview
Sexually Transmitted Disease (STDs) are diseases that are contagious from sexual activity. Examples include genital herpes, HIV, chlamydia, gonorrhoea, syphilis, chancre, genital warts, and several others.
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- HIV: HIV is Human Immunodeficiency Virus, which is the retrovirus that causes AIDS. The initial infection with HIV causes a short
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- Chlamydia: Chlamydia is a bacteria, best known for causing a type of sexually transmitted disease. However, chlamydia bacteria can also cause
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- Gonorrhea: Gonorrhea is a bacterial sexually transmitted disease affecting both men and women. Infection may involve sexual organs, oral region, and
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- Syphilis: Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease that is treatable with antibiotics. Syphilis in a pregnant woman that is transferred to
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