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:
Of these 8 infections, 4 are currently curable: syphilis, gonorrhoea, chlamydia and trichomoniasis. The other 4 are viral infections which are incurable: hepatitis B, herpes simplex virus (HSV or herpes), HIV, and human papillomavirus (HPV).
- Gonorrhea and Chlamydia. Gonorrhea and chlamydia are bacterial STDs/STIs that can be treated with antibiotics given either orally or by injection.
- Genital Herpes. Genital herpes outbreaks can be treated with antiviral drugs.
- Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
- Bacterial Vaginosis.
- Viral Hepatitis.
The Viral STDs: HIV, Hepatitis, HPV, and Herpes
- The Four H’s are all viral STDs: Herpes, Human papillomavirus (HPV), Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), and Hepatitis C.
- Herpes – Genital herpes, whether caused by strain HSV-1 or HSV-2, can lead to lesions or sores in or on the genitals.
- HPV – Human papillomavirus is a gamble of a virus.
What are the top 10 sexually transmitted diseases?
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 most common sexually transmitted diseases?
Some of the most common STIs are:
- Genital herpes.
- Genital warts or human papillomavirus (HPV). Certain high-risk types of HPV can cause cervical cancer in women.
- Hepatitis B.
- Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes AIDS.
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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What are the signs of STD in a man?
Common STD symptoms in men:
- Being asymptomatic, or experiencing no symptoms at all.
- Blisters on or around the penis.
- Spots, bumps or lesions on the penis.
- Discharge (clear, white, or yellow)
- Oozing from the tip of the penis (thick or thin)
- Painful urination.
- Painful ejaculation.
- Itching on the tip of the penis.
What are the signs of STD in a woman?
Common STD symptoms in women:
- No symptoms.
- Discharge (thick or thin, milky white, yellow, or green leakage from the vagina)
- Vaginal itching.
- Vaginal blisters or blisters in the genital area (the region covered by underwear)
- Vaginal rash or rash in the genital area.
- Painful or burning urination.
- Pain during sexual intercourse.
What are the top 5 STDs?
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- HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
Can I get an STI if my partner is clean?
If 2 people who don’t have any STDs have sex, then it’s not possible for either of them to get one. But just because someone says they’re a virgin doesn’t necessarily mean they don’t have an STD. STDs are not only passed through genital-to-genital contact. Unprotected oral sex can also lead to STDs.
Who has more STDs males or females?
Studies have established that women have a higher biological risk for contracting STIs and HIV than men, with a higher probability of transmission from men to women than vice versa.