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Sexually Transmitted Diseases | STD | Knowledge Facts

Sexually Transmitted Diseases 

Unhealthy attitudes and low moral values lead to serious complication.The carrier may transmit this disease to their healthy partners.

STD | Knowladge Facts

1. Gonorrhoa

It is caused by gram positive bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae,mainly affecting the mucous membrane of urinogenital tract.New born infants may acquire  serious eye infections if they pass through the infected birth canal.It is highly contagious through sexual contacts.

2. Syphilis

It is caused by a spirochaete, Treponema pallidum. It damages the reproductive organs,eyes bones joints,central nervous system,heart and skin.Sexual contact is the major source of its dissimination.

3. Genital Herpes

It is caused by Herpes Simplex type 2 virus,most frequently transmitted by sexual contact causing infection of the genitalia.It produces genital soreness and ulcers in the infected areas.In infected pregnant women,virus can be transmitted to infant during birth,causing damage to eyes and CNS of the infant.


Aids is sexually transmitted disease.It is not only transmitted through the sexual contact But It can be transmitted through blood transfugation by the AIDS infected person.It is a Syndrome,Having same  cause but different symptoms.In AIDS,many disease appears in  same time because in AIDS,human immune system is destroyed.So diseases like cholera,TB etc. may appear in same time.
No vaccine against AIDS is availible.


The above dreadful sexual diseases can be controlled  and prevented by avoiding sexual contacts with carrier diseased person or adopting the hygienic conditions.The treatment involves medication for a long period except AIDS.
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