The most common STDs are described below.
- Chlamydia. A certain type of bacteria causes chlamydia.
- HPV (human papillomavirus)
- Pubic lice (‘crabs’)
Antibiotics. Antibiotics, often in a single dose, can cure many sexually transmitted bacterial and parasitic infections, including gonorrhea, syphilis, chlamydia and trichomoniasis. Typically, you’ll be treated for gonorrhea and chlamydia at the same time because the two infections often appear together.STIs can be caused by viruses or bacteria. STIs caused by viruses include hepatitis B, herpes, HIV, and the human papilloma virus (HPV). STIs caused by bacteria include chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis.Syphilis : Penicillin is the preferred treatment for syphilis.Credits: Science Museum, London
Mercury was used as a common treatment for the sexually transmitted disease syphilis. Mercury had been a popular ‘cure’ for syphilis since the 1400s, although we now regard it as too toxic to use.The common bacterial STDs gonorrhea and chlamydia are both infamously associated with painful urination. Both infections can be cured when treated with antibiotics, often in a single dose. Genital herpes, ureaplasma, and trichomoniasis are STDs which also can cause dysuria.
What are the 20 types of STDs?
Here are some common STDs and sexually-associated diseases and their symptoms that you should be knowledgeable about.
- Chlamydia. Chlamydia is the most common curable STD.
- Mycoplasma Genitalium.
- Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
- Crabs/Pubic Lice.
What are the 9 major STDs?
Common STDs in women include Chlamydia, gonorrhea, HPV, genital herpes, and the Zika virus. Antibiotic treatment can cure STDs caused by bacteria, including Chlamydia, syphilis, and gonorrhea.
What are all the names of sexually transmitted diseases?
Types of Sexually Transmitted Infections
- Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
- Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
- Genital Warts and Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
- Genital Herpes (HSV-1, HSV-2)
- Symptoms That Suggest Sexually Transmitted Infections May Include:
What are the 4 new STDs?
These Four New STIs Are On the Rise
- Mycoplasma genitalium. Scientists have known about Mycoplasma genitalium since at least 1981, but the CDC first acknowledged it as an STI in 2015.
- Neisseria meningitidis. Meningitis is a swelling of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord.
- Shigella flexneri.
- Lymphogranuloma venereum.
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