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Chlamydia

Some people show no symptoms, especially women. Others have a discharge from the genitals, painful urination, and severe abdominal abdominalpain. Some people show no others have warts on the genital area- and women have abdominal papsmears test

Chlamydia can be Sterility can be cured cured with antibiotics with antibiotics taken taken by mouth. by mouth.

Herpes causes outbreaks of painful bliosters or sores around the genitals area that recur, swelling in the genital area, and burning during urination. Some people show no symptoms. Other people have a discharge from the genitals, painful urination, and severe abdominal pain . Symptoms. If present, are sores, fever. Body rash, swollen lymph nodes. Symptoms include itching discharge from genitals and painful urination Most of the time herpes doesn’t cause any symptoms. When there are signs, they can include blisters around the genitals or

If left untreated , herpes may cause cervical cancer I women. Herpes can cause deformities in unborn baby.

Human papillomavirus

Genital herpes

Gonorhea

Syphilis

Trichomonoasis

HERPES

HPV can be treated , but not cure. Sometimes, warts can be removed . papsmear test help to identify precarious conditions. Herpes cannot be cured. Treatment with antiviral medication can decrease the length and frequency of outhbreaks and can decrease the spread of herpes. Can be cured with antibiotics, although a new strain of bacteria has shown resistance to antibiotics.

Long- terms consequences

If left untreated, cervical cancer can occur in women.

Sterility, liver disease, testicular disease can result from gonorrheal infectious it not treated.

it can be cured with It left untreated. antibiotics. Mental illness, heart and kidney damage and dead. Can be cured with Has been linked to an medication increased risk of infection by HIV. is no cure for herpes, but there are antiviral medications that can shorten and prevent outbreaks of sores as long as the person

These additional outbreaks are less severe, heal faster and occur less often over time.


anus. A person infected with HIV can remain healthy and symptomfree for many years. If HIV leads to AIDS, serious symptoms can develop and can ultimately lead to death.

continues medication. here are treatment options that allow HIV-positive individuals to live long, healthy lives medication should be started as quickly as possible, no later than 72 hours after the exposure.

PUBIC “CRAB� LICE

Pubic lice can cause itching, blue spots and sores in the infected area. It may also be possible to see greywhite lice or hair nits

Prescription or overthe-counter shampoos or solutions can be used to treat pubic lice.

MUCOPURULENT CERVICITIS (MPC

Although MPC sometimes comes with no signs or symptoms, for women it can cause bleeding during or after sex, unusual vaginal discharge .spotting between periods, lower abdominal pain or pain during sex.

Depending on symptoms and the results of other STI tests, there are several different kinds of antibiotics that might be prescribed to treat MPC

HIV/AIDS

Although treatment options have improved greatly in recent years, HIV remains a very serious threat. Many people are unaware of their status until later stages, but unfortunately people are the most contagious soon after becoming infected. Although pubic lice are most commonly spread through sexual contact, they can be spread through sharing clothing or bedding with someone who has pubic lice. They are not spread by cats, dogs or other animals. Avoid douching because it can actually hide the symptoms of MPC making it harder to diagnose and treat.


SCABIES

Scabies causes intense itching and a pimply rash. The itching will often be worse at night than during the day. Itching and rash most often show up on the penis, buttocks, wrist, nipples, waist, shoulder blades, arm pits, elbows and between the fingers, but it is not limited to these areas BACTERIAL Often there are no VAGINOSIS (BV) symptoms at all, but sometimes BV is accompanied by unusual discharge, strong odor, painful urination, itching, or burning. LYMPHOGRANULOMA Swollen lymph nodes VENEREUM (LGV) are the most common sign and usually appear a week to month later.

Prescription creams called scabicides can be used to treat scabies. These creams kill the mites and some also kill the eggs. The cream will be applied to the skin from the neck down to the toes and washed off after 8-14 hours.

Although scabies is most commonly spread through skinto-skin contact, it can be spread through sexual contact with someone who has scabies.

BV can be treated with antibiotic pills, vaginal creams or suppositories.

This is because it can be spread through sexual contact, but women can also get this infection unrelated to sexual activity.

LGV can be treated If you or your partner with a three-week is diagnosed with LGV, course of antibiotics. you should abstain from sex


HEPATITIS

Most HAV infections will cause symptoms including fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, headache, fever, dark urine, jaundice and liver enlargement and tenderness.

There are vaccines available and postexposure prophylaxis can help prevent infection.

HAV is spread through fecal contamination, meaning that it can be spread through anal sex.

CHANCROID

omen with chancroid often have no symptoms. Men will usually have a painful, erosive ulcer with ragged edges somewhere on the penis.

Chancroid is not very common in the United States and is most often seen among commercial sex workers or their sex partners/clients.

MOLLUSCUM CONTAGIOSUM

Symptoms include shiny, smooth, white, dimpled bumps, with a curd-like core and itching on the genitals and trunk area.

Chancroid can be treated with antibiotics. Severe ulcers may need to be drained or dead skin may need to be removed to prevent further, more serious infection. Molluscum contagiosum will usually go away on its own within a year without treatment. The bumps can be removed by a health care provider in a number of different ways, which is usually done only when there are ten or fewer lesions.

Sometimes molluscum contagiosum can lead to a more serious infection such as staphylococcus, so lesions should be monitored for signs of infection.


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