Further Information About Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Hi, welcome to our guide to STDs and STIs – we hope that you find it useful. As soon as you’re sexually active, you should start to learn about how important safe sex is, as well as discover more about the risk of sexually transmitted diseases. Just take a look below and you’ll discover all the information you need.

What are STDs?

Sexually transmitted diseases and sexually transmitted infections are infections or diseases that are passed on via sexual contact, including vaginal intercourse, oral sex, and anal sex. Some sexually transmitted diseases and sexually transmitted infections can also be transmitted via needles after a person who is infected with an STD has used them. They can also be passed on to children during their birth or while they are breastfeeding.

Types of STD

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection that most people may not even know they have. However, even if the sufferer does not have symptoms, they can still pass on the nasty infection to other people.

An attack of herpes can vary from a slight soreness to painful blisters on the genitals. The first episode of symptoms can last 2 to 3 weeks and further episodes of symptoms can also occur from time to time. However, these are not usually so severe than the first episode. There’s no cure for herpes, but there’s several treatments available that can ease symptoms.

HIV is the most serious sexually transmitted disease. It strikes the body’s natural immune system, which usually protects the body against disease

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