The common STDs include hepatitis, herpes, HPV, syphilis, HIV, Chlamydia and gonorrhea. They are either bacterial of viral and are transmitted from one person to another during sexual contact.
STI’s are very complex and severe especially when left untreated. They cause death or other heath complications. Sexually active people are at high risk of transmitting these diseases. It is critical that people get tested for proper treatment and diagnosis to avert they associated potential dangers of STDs.
Most of the STIs can be cured when detected early. Late treatment can cause many problems like cervical cancer making the life miserable. Some STDs like chlamydia, syphilis and gonorrhea can cause Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) which is a serious and long term problem. It is also known as Human Papilloma Virus. PID is known to cause severe pelvic pain and infertility. PID also causes genital warts leading to cervical cancer.
It is recommended for every individual to undergo an STD test before undergoing any treatment. However, one should be tested more than once since not all STDs tests are 100%. At some stages especially after infection they are hardly detected through the regular test. If one is discoursed to be positive should d start treatment immediately for effective treatment.
Syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia can be treated. Anyone with a feeling of being infected or experiencing any symptoms is advised to undergo an STD test immediately.HIV, Hepatitis B, human papillomavirus and HIV are the types of STDS with no cure. However, they can be managed and treated.
HPV is a viral disease. About 100 types of HPV exists. It is the most common STI in the U.S. Diagnose of different kinds of STIs is done through a lab test. From estimation, more than 75 % of people aged between 15 and 49 get some HPV at some stage. The body’s immune system can fight the virus, and the symptoms get cleared up on their own.
Various forms of HPV cause genital warts. The warts are located anywhere near or on the genitals and are either big or small. Typical signs are noted to show up come after considerable time from the time of sexual activity. Both anal and cervical cancer are associated with genital warts caused by HPV virus
Syphilis is a bacterial STI. The disease is easily treated using antibiotics. Delayed treatment makes syphilis to advance in its three stages namely; stage 1,2, and 3. Early treatment helps to control the development of the disease into stages.