Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Diseases due to sex which are commonly known as Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD), Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI), and Venereal Disease (VD), are the diseases and illness caused to the humans due to the sexual intercourse and play. Sexually Transmitted Diseases are known from the centuries ago. There are a variety of sexually transmitted diseases including bacterial, fungal, viral, parasites and protozoan. Bacterial infections include Cancroids, Chlamydia, gonorrhea etc., the fungal infection is Candidiasis, and viral includes Hepatitis, AIDS, HIV, HPV etc.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases have a varied symptoms and signs as the diseases are also varied according to the factors and causes. The diseases and infections may be fatal or for sometimes, but most of the STDs are fatal and hazardous for a normal life. The symptoms include irritation in the genitals, weakness, urinary and as well as sexual problems. Diseases like AIDS also cause the loss of immunity in peoples resulting to immediate death. So, it is necessary for all to be aware of all the sexual information, and always have good preventions from the sexually transmitted diseases. All must know about the causes and symptom, so that to save him or herself from the diseases. STDs are found in a big number of people all over the world including minor infections to HIV and AIDS. It is found that many of the people feel ashamed if they have minor symptoms, but sometimes the minor symptoms converts to major, and hence it is necessary to visit a doctor and a sexologist to prevent and cure the diseases.
Prevention of these STDs is possible if we make ourselves a little aware regarding the preventions and precautions, there are many techniques of preventions, like many of the programs for public welfare promote the use of condoms. The use of condom makes a sexual play protected, as it covers the penis and avoids the direct contact and hence is most accepted prevention method for STDs, but sometimes the condom also fails, as there are chances of tearing of a condom, so we cannot believe cent percent on it. Condoms are available in types in market, the male condom and the female condom. Also there are some of the vaccines are also there to prevent the sexually transmitted diseases like, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B and some types of HPVs. Vaccination before a sexual contact is considered as a maximum protection method. The diagnosis for the sexually transmitted diseases is possible, as there are several techniques available in the medical science, so a person having symptoms must consult the pathologist to diagnose the diseases, the treatment is possible and rate of cure is higher if caught at early stage. As it is said that prevention is better than cure, the prevention methods must be practiced by the people as to be free from the STDs. Some of the safety measures may keep you healthy and away from the sexually transmitted diseases. Use of condom, avoiding sex with multiple and unknown partners, avoiding unnatural sex etc; are some of the safety measures which may save you from the diseases and may lead you to a healthy and happy sexual life.