SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES/INFECTIONS (STD/STI) Type of disease that affects the reproductive system. Spread from one person to another through sexual contact and body fluids such as blood, cervical mucus sperm and saliva.
COMMON STD/STI Chlamydia can also infect the rectum and throat.Symptoms in Men: Burning and itching at the tip of the penis, discharge, painful urination.Symptoms in Women: Vaginal itching, discharge that may have an odor, pain during sex, painful urination
3.HEPATITIS B- is a stealthyvirus that can cause severe liver damage. People can be infected through sex,needle sharing, and at birth, as well as by sharing razors and toothbrushes. There is no cure. Symptoms: People may develop nausea, belly pain, dark urine, fatigue, and a yellowing of the skin or eyes with acute infection.
4.SYPHILIS- Without treatment, it can lead to paralysis, blindness, and death. Syphilis can be cured with antibiotics.Signs and Symptoms : The first sign is usually a firm, round, painless sore on the genitals or anus. The disease spreads through direct contact withthis sore. Later there may be a rash on the soles, palms, or other parts of the
defense against infections. HIV spreads through unprotected sex, needle sharing, or being born to an infected mother.Early symptoms of HIV Infection: Many have no symptoms, but some people get temporary flu-like symptoms 1-2 months after infection: swollen glands, fever, headaches, and fatigue. Canker sores in the mouth can occur,