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Types of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) is a disorder or disease transmitted from one person to another through contact or sexual intercourse. You can visit us to get STD Testing Singapore. First of all this disease is often called ‘Sex Disease’ or Venereal Disease, but now the most appropriate term is Sexual / Sexually Transmitted Disease Disease or commonly called Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) caused:

– Caused by Bacteria: Gonorrhoea, Syphilis, Urethritis, Bacterial Vaginosis
– Caused Virus: AIDS, Herpes Genitalis, Hepatitis B, Condylomata Akuminata
– Caused by Fungi: Candidiasis Vaginosis
– Caused by Parasites: Scabies, Pubic Pediculosis

Here are some types of sexually transmitted diseases:

1. Syphilis
Syphilis is a venereal disease caused by Treponema pallidum bacteria, its form is very small. These bacteria generally live in the mucosa (duct) genitalia, rectum, and warm and wet mouth. Syphilis-causing bacteria can be transmitted from one person to another through genito-genital (genital) or oral-genital (oral sex) relationships. Syphilis is not transmitted without intercourse, especially through inanimate objects such as benches, toilet seats, towels, glasses, or other used objects used or worn by an inducer.

2. Trichomoniasis
Trichomoniasis is a protozoan infectious disease caused by Trichomonas vaginitis, usually transmitted through sexual contact and often attacks the lower urinary tract in women. Another possible complaint is bleeding after having sex and bleeding between menstruation.

3. Candidiasis
Candidiasis is a genital tract infection caused by Candida albicans and other yeasts from the genus of candida. The infection is usually local. In addition to the vulva or vagina, also on the nose, mouth, throat, intestines, and skin. Candida is an opportunistic microorganism, found throughout the body, especially in the mouth, colon, nail, vagina, and anorectal tract. Symptoms usually present in candidosis are heat complaints or irritation of the vulva and whitish odourless.

4. HIV / Aids
AIDS (Acquired immune deficiency syndrome). The syndrome is a syndrome is a collection of symptoms and signs of disease; Deficiency; Immuno = means immunity; Acquired = obtained. In this case, AIDS is not a hereditary disease but the HIV virus (Human Immuno Deficiency Virus) that destroys human immunity. AIDS is transmitted through sexual exposure, blood transfusion, blood product delivery, syringes and HIV-suppressing pregnant women to their babies.