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sexually transmitted infections and diseases

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Chlamydia
caused by bacteria that produce inflammation of the reproductive organs
Gonorrhea
caused by bacteria that produce a discharge from the urethra, prostate, or vagina "clap"
Syphilis
caused by spirochetes that produce a chance, a skin rash then damage to body organs
NGU (Nongonococcal Unrethritis)
produce an infection and inflammation of the urethra, can cause PID (pelvic inflammatory disease) it is a secondary infection, caused after STD
Trichomoniasis
caused by a protozoa that infects the vagina, urethra or prostate can also be spread non sexually protozoa may survive up to 24 hours on damp towles
pubic lice
infestation with pubic lice are yellow/ gray in color, are the size of a pin head, intense itching, skin to skin contact, on the sheets, sharing infected clothing
Genital Herpes
caused by a virus can be spread even when there are no symptoms, touching can spread the virus to eyes and or mouth, cluster of small painful blisters in the genital area symptoms disappear after 24 weeks
Herpes simplex 2
on the genital regions
genital warts
viral STD spread by intimate sexual contact with an infected person. wart like growth on the genital, soft and red or pink and resemble cauliflower
HIV
human immunodeficiency Disorder
AIDS
Acquired immune deficiency syndrome, results when infection with HIV causes a breakdown of the body's ability to fight other infections
HPV
Human Papilloma virus, group of viruses that cause an infection that affects the skin and mucous membranes.