Sexually Transmitted Diseases (or Sexually Transmitted Infections, STIs) also called STDs are communicable diseases that are easily passed from one person to another via sexual activities, and they cause various severe complications and are sometimes difficult or impossible to cure.
According to Planned Parenthood, STDs are transmitted during vaginal, anal, and oral sex. They are very common and many people who have them don't show any symptoms.
In this article, we have compiled all the STDs known. Below are the diseases:
1. Blue Waffles Disease
Blue waffles disease starts as a bacterial disease and furthers develops into a sexually transmitted disease. It turns the vagina blue. It mainly occurs due to unhygienic materials near to vagina.
Cancroid is an infection, well known in North America. It gets transmitted through skin contact and mainly affects men. Hence, it causes sores and painful ulcers on the male penile organ and other genital areas.
One of the most extensive sexually transmitted infections is Chlamydia and it can lead to serious complications if not treated on time and efficiently. Women are more prone to this disease.
4. Crabs (Pubic Lice)
This STD which is also known as crabs is small parasites residing on genital hair and skin. It might lead to itching and irritation sensations, mild fever or at times have no symptoms at all.
Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C is a severe form of STD and it can lead to liver inflammation and may end up in death. It is mainly contracted through fluids available in our body via blood - this makes it easier for it to be contracted during Unprotected Sexual Intercourse. It mainly occurs by sharing injection needles with an infected person.
Herpes is one of the most common STDs transmitted via all types of sexual contacts, as well as simple touching. Oral herpes can cause blisters or cold sores on the lips, and also on or inside the mouth.
Human Immunodeficiency Virus, or simply called HIV, is definitely the most dangerous and deadly STD. This STD leads to Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), the virus does severe damage to the immune system which eventually leads to death from any other disease.
Syphilis is also another dangerous STD caused by Treponema Pallidum bacterium. It is normally contracted during sexual contacts and often difficult to diagnose.
9. Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
The Cytomegalovirus or CMV is an infection transmitted through a virus. Anybody and everybody are at risk. It can be infected through all sorts of fluids, from saliva to urine, semen, blood, and breast milk.
Conclusion: Stare clear off unprotected sexual intercourse, and never share sharp objects. Get tested as soon as you discover any unusual symptoms.