Dangerous Types of Sexually Transmitted Diseases List and How to avoid

What are Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?

These are the most dangerous infectious and hazardous diseases in the world. These diseases (STDs) are transferred from one person to another person. In the U.S Millions of people between 15 and 24 years of age suffer from new infections related to this disease.

Most Dangerous Types of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

  1. HIV: HIV/AIDS is the most spreader and dangerous sexually transmitted disease. It reduces the ability of the body to fight against infections caused by them. This disease can be transmitted to another person during sexual intercourse, pregnancy, needles used to inject drugs to HIV/AIDS affected person, and so on.
  2. HPV: Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) also one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases. It will spread throughout the skin or the genitals and to the other partner involved in this. But in most cases, the virus vanishes and does not cause severe health problems further. It is also caused by certain types of HPV, warts are spread over the whole body such as hands.
  3. Chlamydia: This STD is the most popular in U.S. Chlamydia may affect both partners (Man and Woman). The symptoms of Chlamydia are very likely that a person may get abnormal urination and a burning sensation. Chlamydia can also affect the rectum. Chlamydia can be transmitted to the baby if you are pregnant.
  4. Gonorrhea: Gonorrhea enhances the abnormal discharge or pain during urination from the vagina or the penis. In this, most women will face more difficulty when compared to men. Like Chlamydia, Gonorrhea also affects the rectum severely. During pregnancy, Gonorrhea can cause eye infections to the baby as well.
  5. Genital Herpes: Genital Herpes are spread by Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV. The most painful symptoms of this may be blisters and open sores on the genital part. Burning sensations on legs, buttocks, and genital areas may occur just after the blisters that show up quickly. HSV can be transferred from mouth to genitals at the time of oral sex. This is also known as Asymptomatic Shedding.
  6. Syphilis: The Main Symptom of Syphilis is that it produces painless sores on the vaginal area as well as the penis. If Syphilis is left untreated it may cause more advanced stages of this disease. This produces rashes all over the body and may damage the heart and central nervous system. Some forms of Syphilis can happen like miscarriage, stillbirth, and death of the baby after birth.

Other Diseases Related To STDs

There are many other minor sexually transmitted diseases. These are listed below:

  1. Granuloma Inguinale (Donovanosis)
  2. Lymphogranuloma Venereum
  3. Molluscum Contagiosum
  4. Chancroid
  5. Bacterial Vaginosis
  6. Vaginal Yeast Infections

How can you protect yourself from STDs?

By following these simple principles, STDs can be prevented:-

  1. Avoid sex with an unknown partner or multiple partners.
  2. Always use condoms during sexual intercourse.
  3. Contact your medical consultant if you have any doubts about your sexual life and as well as any symptoms in the early stages.

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