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TABLE OF CONTENTS
I . Sexually transmitted diseaeses defined
II. Genital Herpes
III. Vaginal Candidiasis
SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES DEFINED
A sexually transmitted disease is not the same as genital disease. Most genital
diseases are not caused by sexually transmitted organisms. But most sexually transmitted
infections do involve the genitals. Infection of the rectum, throat, and
the eye are also common. Alot of sexually transmitted diseases spread
from a single place and produce sores on parts of the body. At least a dozen diseases are
sexually transmitted. Sexually transmitted diseases occur mainly in people 15 to 30 years
of age. But sometimes people are born with it because of an infected mother.
People with a sexually transmitted Disease are usually at high risk for catching other
diseases. There are more male infections reported than female cases.
This is caused by
prostitutes and homosexual contacts. 50 percent or more infections result from
homosexual contacts. Other infections like syphilis, herpes, and HIV infection may be
passed on to the fetus or during childbirth. The fetus or baby can suffer from the disease
and can die from it. The helping of STDs has three parts: treatment, counseling, and
following up. Sometimes treatment is given in a single dose but in sometimes you have to
take it more than once. A person can still be infected even if the symptoms go away. That
is why a follow-up visit is important. To avoid spreading the infection the person should
not have sex until the doctor says that it is cured. It can take up to fourteen days. This
stops the Ping Pong effect.
This infection is caused by the Herpes simplex virus. The symptoms are...