What is STD?

Sexually transmitted disease (STD) is infectious. Every people regardless age, gender and race are able to get infected through blood, semen or other body fluids during different sexual contacts including vaginal intercourse, anal intercourse, oral sex or direct skin to skin contact of genitals. STD is terrifying not only due to the serious and fatal consequences subsequent to delay in treatment resulted from unobvious symptoms, but also the mental pain that it brings such as the irritating itching and pain; the unsightly genital warts; the worries of having AIDS; the shame of getting STDs; the regret of cheating or having one-night stand etc. infection is serious, without distinction of any kind, such as age, sex and race. Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) may transmit through blood, semen and vaginal fluids are passed from one person to another no matter which types of sexual contact, including vaginal intercourse, anal sex or oral sex. STDs not only cause pain or can lead to death but it also creates adverse effects on mental health:

  • Itching and stabbing pain
  • Unsightly warts on the genital area in both men and women
  • People feel a lot of anxiety about getting AIDS
  • Feeling remorse and shame once people are infected
  • Feeling guilty when they have one-night stand or disloyal to their partner

According to World Health Organization (WHO), over 30 types of bacteria, virus and parasites can be categorized as STD pathogens nowadays. Among all these pathogens, AIDS, HPV, Treponema pallidum, HSV, Neisseria Gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia are the most common. Some of the STDs are curable upon timely detection. However, some STDs are incurable and will accompany the infected people for the rest of their life. If leaving them unnoticed and untreated may lead to death. WHO said that most cases of sexual transmitted diseases (STDs) caused by causative agent and there are more than 30 types of bacteria, viruses or parasites. AIDS, Human papillomavirus (HPV), Syphilis, Genital Herpes, Gonorrhoea and chlamydia are common Sexual Transmitted Diseases (STDs).Most opportunistic infections can be prevented and treated if you seek early medical advice and treatment. However, some sexual transmitted diseases (STDs) are as yet no known cure, it will remain in the body for the rest of their life and even death.