Types, facts, symptoms & treatments of Sexually Transmitted Diseases


What is Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)?

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), or  sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are generally acquired by sexual contact. The organisms that cause sexually transmitted diseases may pass from  person to person in blood, semen, or vaginal and other bodily fluids. Sometimes these infections can be transmitted nonsexualy, such as from mother to infant during  pregnancy or childbirth, or through blood transfusions or shared needles. It’s possible to contract sexually transmitted diseases from people who seem perfectly healthy, and who may not even be aware of the infection.

How many people affected by STD or STI?

Every year, about 6% of the adult populations in India are infected with sexually transmitted infections and reproductive tract infections (STIs/RTIs).
About 340 million new cases of the four main curable sexually transmitted infections (STIs) - gonorrhea , chlamydial infection , syphilis , and chancroid - are recorded every year in the world, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) .

Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) facts:

  • Sexually transimitted diseases or STDs are infections that are  transmitted during any type of  sexual contact.
  • Many STDs in women do not cause specific symptoms. Some common STDs in women include Chlamydia, gonorrhea, HPV, genital herpes, and the Zika virus.
  • That doesn’t mean sex is the only way STDs are transmitted. Depending on the specific STD, infections may also be transmitted through sharing needles and breastfeeding.
  • Antibiotic treatment can cure STDs caused by bacteria, including Chlamydia, syphilis.
  • No cure is available  for some STDs like  HIV or chronic hepatitis B infection, but medications are available to manage these chronic conditions.
  • Complications of STDs depend upon the specific type of  illness, but pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) and infertility are complications of some STDs. 

Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) symptoms:

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) can have a range of signs and symptoms, including no symptoms. Signs and symptoms that might indicate an STI include:
  • Sores or bumps on the genitals or in the oral or rectal area: The primary symptom of STD or Sexually Transmitted Infection is, the affected person can find some sores or bumps in their sexual organs like genitals. Also some bumps can also be founded in the rectal area such as in belly or in the back side. 
  • Painful or burning urination & Discharge from the penis: If you affected by STD or STI then you can face pain or burn during urination and for some STD discharge also found from the penis. For those kind of serious syndromes you need to consult with experts as soon as possible. 
  • Unusual or odd-smelling vaginal discharge & Unusual vaginal bleeding: During affected by infection patient can find very bad smelling virginal discharge or unusual bleeding from vagina. 
  • Pain during sex: If you are affected by Sexually transmitted disease or STI then you may face a severe pain during the intercourse and your sexual desire is gradually decreased.   
  • Lower abdominal pain: Lower abdominal pain is also a syndrome of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD). 
  • Fever: You may also face some fever or illness if you are affected by STD.

Risk factor & Cause of sexually transmitted diseases (STD):

Anyone who is sexually active risks exposure to a sexually transmitted infection to some degree. Factors that may increase that risk include:


Viruses & Bacteria:  Sexually transmitted infections can be caused by: Bacteria (gonorrhea, syphilis, chlamydia), Parasites (trichomoniasis), Viruses (human papillomavirus, genital herpes, HIV). It is also possible to be infected without sexual contact. Examples include the hepatitis A, B and C. 

Having unprotected sex: Vaginal or anal penetration by an infected partner who isn’t wearing a latex condom significantly increases the risk of getting an STI. Improper or inconsistent use of condoms can also increase your risk.

Having sexual contact with multiple partners: The more people you have sexual contact with, the greater your risk. This is true for concurrent partners as well as monogamous consecutive relationships.

Abusing alcohol or using recreational drugs:    Substance abuse can inhibit your judgment, making you more willing to participate in risky behaviors.

Injecting drugs:  Needle sharing spreads many serious infections, including HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C.

Having a history of STI: Having one STI makes it much easier for another STI to take hold.

Gonorrhea: Gonorrhea is a bacterial infection caused by the organism Neisseria gonorrheae (also known as gonococcus bacteriae) that is transmitted by sexual contact. Gonorrhea is one of the oldest STD.

Chlamydia: Chlamydia (Chlamydia trachomatis) is a bacterium that causes an infection that is very similar to gonorrhea in the way that it is spread and the symptoms it produces. It is common & has no syndromes actually. 

Syphilis: Syphilis is an STD that has been around for centuries. It is caused by a bacterial organism called a spirochete. The spirochete is a wormlike, spiral-shaped organism that wiggles vigorously when viewed under a microscope.

Human papillomaviruses:  HPV   infection is common and does not usually lead to the development of warts, cancers, or specific symptoms. In fact, the majority of people infected with HPV have no symptoms or lesions at all.

Chancroid: Chancroid is an infection caused by the bacterium Hemophilus ducreyi, which is passed from one sexual partner to another. It begins in a sexually exposed area of the genital skin. most commonly the penis and vulva.

HIV and AIDS: Infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) weakens the body’s immune system and increases the body’s vulnerability to many different infections, as well as the development of certain cancers.

Hepatitis B: Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a virus that causes inflammation of the liver. Most people do not think of hepatitis as a STI; however, one of the more common modes of the spread of viral hepatitis B is through intimate sexual contact.

Hepatitis C: Hepatitis C is liver inflammation (hepatitis) that is caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV). The HCV causes acute and chronic viral hepatitis C. Unlike hepatitis B, however, hepatitis C is infrequently transmitted sexually.


Prevention / Reduce Risk of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI):

There are several ways to avoid or reduce your risk of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) and Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD). Some are:
Abstain from Sex:
The most effective way to avoid STIs is to abstain from sex. It is the safest decision that anyone can take.
Stay with one uninfected partner:
Another reliable way of avoiding STIs is to stay in a long-term mutually monogamous relationship with a partner who isn't infected.
Wait and verify:
Avoid vaginal and anal intercourse with new partners until you have both been tested for STIs.
Don't drink alcohol excessively or use drugs:
If you're under the influence, you're more likely to take sexual risks.
Before any serious sexual contact, communicate with your partner about practicing safer sex. Reach an explicit agreement about what activities will and won't be OK.
Get vaccinated:
The most common STD can be prevented by proper prescribed vaccine. So as a wise person consult with our Doctor.

Sexually Transmitted Disease: Problem & Solution:

STD is now a very common an unfortunate thing that affects mostly our young generation between 15-30 years of age.  How to prevent std?    is a common question that everyone should know. But before that everyone should understand  types of sexually transmitted diseases   and  how do STDs start  ? Sexually transmitted diseases pictures and information is now available everywhere only you have to understand how to prevent those diseases. There are some  STDs that cannot be cured   but most of STDs & STIs can be cured by several ways. There is a common question:  can you get STDs from kissing  ? But experts says it’s depends, sometime there is a less chance and sometime not. So, if you are facing  STD symptoms in men   or women then don’t be late or hiding it, consult with our experts and get the permanent solution.


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