STDs/Enfermedades de transmisión sexual

STDs/Enfermedades de transmisión sexual


This lesson will introduce the causes and effects of several sexually transmitted diseases.

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En esta lección vamos a hablar sobre las causas y efectos de las diversas enfermedades de transmisión sexual.

  • Chlamydia

    The most common STD in humans, Chlamydia is caused by a bacterium that infects the reproductive and urinary tracts. If left untreated it can cause pelvic inflammatory disease.

  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

    Inflammation of the uterus, fallopian tubes/oviducts and/or ovaries that can lead to scarring and damage.

  • Gonorrhea

    Commonly referred to as the clap, gonorrhea is a bacterial infection that can cause painful urination and penile discharge in males and vaginal discharge in females.

  • Syphilis

    Caused by bacteria, syphilis initially presents as a rash or skin lesions and if left untreated can cause cardiovascular damage and insanity.

  • Genital Herpes

    A viral infection that can cause sores to develop on the mouth or reproductive organs, genital herpes is an incurable disease.

  • Genital Warts

    Caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV), genital warts appear on reproductive organs and the anus and can increase the chance of developing certain cancers.

  • Hepatitis B

    A retroviral infection of the liver that is spread through sexual contact and is very curable in adults.

  • Trichomoniasis

    A protozoan parasite that commonly causes vaginitis in females.