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Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases are also known as SIDs or STIs that is the Sexually Transmitted infections. These type of diseases or infections can be transmitted from one person to another through sexual contact. Adolescents or young adults are commonly affected by such disease.
STDs can have severe consequences in woman, if not treated. Some can lead to Pelvic inflammatory disease which can be fatal. The human papilloma virus is thought to be the cause of cervical cancer. It has also been linked with other types of cancer in reproductive system. While human papilloma virus can be treated to reduce the signs and symptoms, but currently no cure for this virus is known.
Herpes is another Sexually transmitted disease that presently has no cure. However, treatment is available and number of things can be done at home to help relieve the genital symptoms including blisters or sores that break out on the genitals. Although there is no cure for those already infected but nowadays there is Hepatitis B vaccine used in order to prevent the spread of infection.
Many people with Hepatitis B virus are asymptomatic. But if they suffer from hepatitis B symptoms then they have to deal with many unpleasant discomfortable situations. Although, there is a possibility that the infection may clear up on its own, but some people suffers from infections several years. In general treatment is available for chronic sufferers.
On sexually transmitted disease, that many people are worried about getting is HIV, that is infection from Human Immuno deficiency virus. In this case, the immune system of patient’s is suppressed and hence the body’s fighting capacity against various diseases is comparatively reduced.
The thing must be noted that the HIV infected persons are not contagious. They cannot transmit infection to other people by shaking hands or by simple touching. New HIV infection can significantly prolong an infected person’s life, for far too many persons eventually progresses to AIDS and ultimately death.
More than 40 million people are infected with HIV virus and women accounts for