Sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs, are diseases initiated by infections which are transmitted from one person to another during sexual intercourse or contact. These infections can regularly occur with no symptoms or can exhibit symptoms months or even years after contracting the disease. Medically, infections are solely known as diseases when they create symptoms. This is why STDs are also known as sexually transmitted infections, or STIs. Many forms of STDs can be successfully addressed however certain cases can cause very severe complications or even be fatal if left alone.
There are numerous types of sexually transmitted infections and diseases. Sadly, they are very common. More than 50% of all people in the U.S. will contract a sexually transmitted infection or disease at least once in their lives. Types of STDs include:
The good news is that individuals can protect themselves and each other from becoming infected with an STD. Employing safe sex practices allows an individual to considerably reduce the likelihood of obtaining a sexually transmitted infection or disease. If you have done anything which might put you at risk of an infection, come in to be tested. This will assist you to get any treatments you may need and possibly prevent the spread of the infection. Normally, treatments will entail a type of medicine, usually an antibiotic and will have to be prescribed by the doctor. However, some of these infections do not have a cure and they only way to prevent symptoms is to avoid contracting the illness.
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