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Do You Have Information About Sexually Transmitted Diseases or Venereal Diseases?


Do you have information about sexually transmitted diseases or venereal diseases?

The term venereal refers to Venus, the Greek goddess of love. Venereal diseases are now commonly known as sexually transmitted diseases. Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are passed from one infected person to another through sexual intercourse. STDs have been known since ancient times. The signs and symptoms of these diseases are mainly observed in the genital organs. They can cause ulceration on the genitals or they can cause discharge through the genital organs. Some STDs cause warts on the genitals. Some STDs can also cause painful enlargement of the glands in the groin. In women, some STDs can cause pain in the lower abdomen.

There are about 40 different germs that can cause sexually transmitted diseases. Some of the common STDs are syphilis, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, herpes, chlamydia infection, scabies, candidiasis, etc. Now, HIV infection is also included in this category. Economic and social inequality encourages people to resort to risky sexual behavior. Worse yet, it forces some people into prostitution. Sex workers act as reservoirs for STDs and if they are not offered proper care for their STDs, they are a major source of these infections. People try to hide their STDs and take longer to see a doctor for fear of losing confidentiality. Deep guilt is associated with risk behavior and ignorance about STDs. Partner management is vital in controlling STDs. However, most patients pay little attention to this aspect for various reasons which make it difficult to control STDs/HIV infections.

These diseases occur due to sexual contact with a person who has STDs. It has nothing to do with the frequency of sexual intercourse. If the number of sexual partners is greater, the risk of acquiring STDs/HIV increases. It must be remembered that a mutually faithful relationship will not lead to the acquisition of STDs. One need not worry about intercourse with a faithful partner. If neither of you suffers from this type of disease.

STDs are infections that are spread from one infected person to another through sexual intercourse. the intake of alcohol, non-vegetarian food, and onions does not directly produce STDs. Alcohol consumption reduces control over emotions and reasoning. Normally repressed sexual desires resurface in the drunken condition. Normally observed caution and risk assessment are lost. therefore, unprotected sex with a relatively unknown partner is likely to be contemplated and practiced. Therefore, it is likely that alcohol use indirectly increases the risk of acquiring HIV infection. However, the consumption of non-vegetarian foods and onions is not associated with such an increased risk.

Most STDs and even HIV infections can be spread through sexual intercourse and contact, either through skin-to-skin contact or through the exchange of bodily fluids. People fear that their private parts may indirectly come into contact with other people through these public toilets. This scare is especially more so for western toilets. However, that's not true. Very often, germs lose their infectivity after drying. one needs to have a raw area on the skin for such introduction of any organism into the body. However, certain parasitic infestations can be transmitted while sitting on a parasite-infested toilet seat. Most of the time, these parasites do not survive more than a day outside the body. Despite the theoretical possibility of acquiring at least parasitic infestations such as lice, in practice, it may not occur due to the hygienic cleaning of toilet seats and the lower prevalence of such parasites among people.

Itching all over the body can be a symptom of many skin diseases and systemic disorders. The most common cause could be an allergy to certain substances that the individual might be exposed to. Itching as a symptom in the genital area can most often be due to a fungal infection called Tinea Cruris. Although it can be transmitted sexually, it would be incorrect to assume that all patients who have this infection have acquired it through sexual intercourse. Diseases such as scabies and pediculosis, if they present with itching only in the genital area, may be indicative of sexually transmitted diseases. However, whenever there is a question or complaint, it is better to consult a doctor than to decide for oneself.

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