Sexually Transmitted Diseases. And How to Avoid Them. Part of Health Awareness Week . Sponsored by the NAACP Southeastern Chapter. Diseases Chlamydia Gonorrhea HIV/AIDS Genital Warts Syphilis Emerging Diseases Emerging Treatments. Fetishes Homosexuality Bondage Animal Anal
And How to Avoid Them
Sponsored by the NAACP Southeastern Chapter
50% of Men show no signs of infection
Pus (thick yellow-white fluid) or watery or milky discharge from the penis
Pain or burning during urination
Pain or swelling of the testicles
Inflamed Rectum and Urethra
75% of Women show no signs infection
Burning sensation during urination
If bacteria enter the fallopian tubes, the symptoms include:
lower abdominal and lower back pain
pain during intercourse
bleeding between menstrual periods
nausea or feverChlamydia: The Disease
In men, the disease can cause:
Prostatitis (inflammation of the prostate gland)
In women, the disease is related to inflamed bladder, and yellow discharges
Also can lead to Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, which can lead to infertility
Testing and treatment are not difficult to obtain.
Numerous numbers of tests for Chlamydia
Tests also look for Gonorrhea
Treatments are antibiotic drugs
DoxycyclineThe Bottom Line
Like Chlamydia, the bacteria is spread through sex with an infected person.
Symptoms vary between sexes
Men usually experience a watery discharge
Women usually experience no problems or have yellow discharges.
Signs are similar to Chlamydia infections
Typically ciprofloxacin and other antibiotics.
Similar drugs used in Chlamydia treatments.
Some strains (S.E. Asian strains) are more resistant to antibiotics
Stronger drugs used then.Meet Gonorrhea/ the Clap
AIDS does not kill the infected person: It weakens the immune system to point where minor diseases can kill a person.
Lesbians have the lowest rate of STDS of all the sexual orientations, especially AIDS (sarahbrak.org)
Fatigue & fever: Flu-like symptoms.
Eventually leads to cirrhosis and organ failure
Treatment is available.
Dependent on the strain of the virus in infection.
Hepatitis C treatment involves A-Interferon, which makes immune system kill the virus
If treatment fails, then a liver transplant is needed.Symptoms and Treatment