SEXUALLY TRANSMITED DISEASES
The most common STDs are chlamydia , HPV, syphilis , gonorrhea , genital herpes , AIDS and hepatitis B C- .
HOW OFTEN ARE THEY?
The continuous change of sexual partners, unprotected sex and vulgar love awakened earlier venereal diseases, while new viral STDs like herpes genital warts, AIDS, hepatitis B and C have made their appearance.
Unfortunately, the diseases transmitted through sexual contact, are increasing very fast paced.
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS IN GENERAL?
The gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis and genital herpes can cause:
; Secretions from the penis having color such as pus, or clear liquid.
• Pain or burning during urination.
• Frequent urination.
-Ulcers on the penis or to other parts of the genital or anal area.
- Discharge from the vagina.
-Change of the quantity, color and odor of the vaginal fluid.
- Pain or burning during urination, and frequent urination.
-Ulcers In the genital area.
- Pain during sexual intercourse.
HOW IS THE DIAGNOSIS MADE?
The Urologist for every man as the gynecologist for every woman through history, clinical examination and paraclinical tests makes the diagnosis in order to give treatment.
He can request blood tests, urine samples and cultures to isolate the organism responsible.
HOW IS EVERY ILLNESS TREATED ?
Infections from gonococcus is quickly treated with antibiotics.
Genital herpes (HSV-2)
Not permanently cured and makes frequent relapses. However antiviral medicines obtained good results and the hope for the vaccine seems that at some time will become a reality.
Early diagnosis allows immediate treatment by methods such as cryotherapy, diathermy, laser, pharmaceutical ointments.
Chlamydiae are a treatable disease. Treatment of chlamydia is by drugs of the family of macrolides (one-day treatment), or terakyklines (weekly treatment). Other drugs that the physician may recommend it as erythromycin or ofloxacin. Last, the scientific research focused on the creation of a vaccine that will protect against the disease and in the preparation of vaginal microbicides.
Treatment is with penicillin or tetracycline and must start simultaneously in both partners. Frequent blood tests for two years after completion of treatment to must be made to exclude the possibility of relapse.
The infection with AIDS virus is through sexual contact with carriers or from contaminated syringes. Although the disease can not be cured yet, drugs administered have improved the quality of life carriers and patients.
WHAT ARE THE PREVENTION MEASURES?
- Always have sex with precaution.
-Restriction In sexual partners as possible.