Sexually transmitted Infections usually pass on through genital contacts and unprotected sex. Some of these infections include AIDS, Syphilis, Chlamydia, Genital herpes, etc. The symptoms caused are lower abdomen pain, painful & swollen testicles, weight loss, vaginal bleeding apart from menstrual cycle, fever, painful intercourse, burning sensation or pain during urinating, bumps or rash or lumps around the genitals, intense itchiness, tinge of blood in discharge from vagina or penis.
HOW IS SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTION DIAGNOSED?
A general physician may look for a medical history and conduct physical examination to diagnose the condition. Blood tests and other lab tests such as a Pap smear test may be conducted for definitive diagnosis.
HOW IS SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTION TREATED?
Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infection varies depending upon the nature of Sexually Transmitted Infection. Medications and antiviral drugs may reduce the risk of transmitting an infection to the partner.
DID YOU KNOW?
Though they are not serious, some kinds of Sexually Transmitted Infection never really seem to leave the body and hence implementing safe and hygienic practices during sex is highly suggested.