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Complete Guide On STIs And Treatments

STIs are sexually transmitted infections.an infection is a bacteria that enters and grows in your body.In this guide we'll be talking about types of STIs,their causes,symptoms and treatment

1)Chlamydia.chlamydia is caused by a bacteria and passed on by having unprotected sexual activity with a person who has chlamydia

Symptoms of chlamydia

•Burning when urinating

•Swelling of the testicles

•Watery milky discharge from the penis

•Bleeding or pain during sex

-Treatment.Chlamydia can be cured with antibiotics

2)Genital warts.Genital warts are caused by human papilloma virus (HPV)

Transmitted by direct skin-to-skin sexual contact

Symptoms of Genital warts

•Warts may be Itchy

•You may see bumps on the genitals,they can also appear on the vaginal walls and cervix

-Treatment.Warts cannot be cured and may come back.

Medication can be applied to the warts

3)Herpes.Herpes are caused by a virus and transmitted by direct contact with the sores or blisters of an infected person

A mother with genital sores during childbirth can pass herpes onto her child

Symptoms of herpes

•Sores on the mouth

•Burning when urinating

•Painful,watery blisters around the genitals

•Flu-like symptoms

-Treatment.There's no cure for herpes

Medicine can help prevent outbreaks and lessen the pain

4)Gonorrhoea.Gonorrhoea is caused by a bacteria and passed on by having unprotected vaginal,oral or anal sex with a person who has gonorrhoea

Symptoms of Gonorrhoea

•Rectal discharge

•Abnormal vaginal bleeding

•Thick yellowish vaginal discharge

•Yellow or green pus from penis

•Burning when urinating

•Sore throat

-Treatment.Gonorrhoea can be cured by taking antibiotics

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