Sexually Transmistted Diseases. Most Prevalent STD’s in Haiti. Gonorrhea Chlamydia HIV/AIDS Trichomoniasis Syphilis . Sexual History Statistics for Haiti:. Gonorrhea. Symptoms in men include: Burning and pain while urinating Increased urinary frequency or urgency
Caused by the bacteria Neisseriagonorrhoeae
Can be spread from contact with the mouth, vagina, penis, or anus.
A gonorrhea infection that has not spread to the bloodstream or other areas almost always can be cured with antibiotics.
Gonorrhea that has spread is a more serious infection but almost always gets better with treatment.
Almost half the women with Gonorrhea also have Chlamydia.
Chlamydia is a disease caused by the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis
It is the most common STD in the United States
Can be spread by:
Sexual contact -- including oral, vaginal, and anal sex
Through blood -- through blood transfusions, accidental needlesticks, or needle sharing
From mother to child -- a pregnant woman can transmit the virus to her fetus through their shared blood circulation, or a nursing mother can pass it to her baby in her breast milk
Frequent vaginal yeast infections
Mouth sores, including yeast infection (thrush)
Muscle stiffness or aching
Rashes of different types, including seborrheic dermatitis and psoriasis
Swollen lymph glands
Caused by a parasite entering the body through sexual contact.
Symptoms in women include a green or yellow discharge from the vagina, itching in or near the vagina and discomfort with urination.
Most men don't have any symptoms, but it can cause irritation inside the penis.
You can cure trichomoniasis with antibiotics. In men, the infection usually goes away on its own without causing symptoms. But an infected man can continue to infect or reinfect a woman until he gets treated. So it's important that both partners get treated at the same time.
Caused by bacteria
Infects the genital area, lips, mouth, or anus of both men and women.
You can get syphilis from sexual contact with someone who has it. It can also pass from mother to baby during pregnancy.
The early stage of syphilis usually causes a single, small, painless sore.
Sometimes it causes swelling in nearby lymph nodes.
If you do not treat it, syphilis usually causes a non-itchy skin rash, often on your hands and feet.
Many people do not notice symptoms for years.
Symptoms can go away and come back.