Venereal Diseases

Venereal diseases: A diseases that are transmitted by sexual contact, which is caused by microorganisms that survive on the skin or mucus membranes or that are transmitted by vaginal secretions, semen or blood during intercourse. More than 30 different parasites, viruses, and bacteria can be transmitted through the sexual contact. The genital areas provide a warm and moist environment that is especially conducive to the proliferation of bacteria, yeasts, and viruses, so a great many diseases can be transmitted this way, including chlamydia, AIDS, genital warts, syphilis, gonorrhea, yeast infections, and some hepatitis.
 
Venereal diseases are also known as a morbus venereus or sexually transmitted diseases (STD) which doesn’t mean sex is the only way STDs are transmitted; it also depends upon the type of STD, infections may also be transmitted through sharing needles, donor tissue, blood, breastfeeding or childbirth. Sexually transmitted infections (STI) can be transmitted to an infant before or during the childbirth which may result in poor outcomes for the baby and few STI may cause problems with the ability to get pregnant.

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Chlamydia and Gonorrhea
  • Chancroid and Hepatitis B
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Genital Herpes (HSV-1, HSV-2)
  • Genital Warts and Human papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
  • Pubic crabs and Syphilis

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