Sexually Transmitted Disease Research Paper

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Do you know you can contract a sexually transmitted disease (STD) by kissing; however, these risks can vary from disease to disease depending on the disease and the effect that it have on the body. Engaging in a sexual activity with someone who has HIV with active lesions and drainage through kissing can put an unaffected victim at risk. There many different types of STDs and ways you can obtain one. STDs are sometimes called STIs meaning, sexually transmitted infections. Doctors use the word “infections” instead of the word “disease” because people tend to think they have an obvious problem. Not knowing that many STDs often have little to no signs or symptoms. Certain symptoms surface 3+ hours to 28 days after being exposed. Chlamydia, Gonorrhea,…show more content…
Some signs and symptoms are painful urination, discharge from the genital, and pain during intercourse. Gonorrhea first symptom appears 10 days after exposure. In some cases, people can be infected for months without a sign nor symptoms. Gonorrhea can grow in your mouth, throat, eyes, and anus. Signs and symptoms of Gonorrhea may include thick, cloudy or bloody discharge from the genital, anal itching, and/or painful bowel movements. Trichomoniasis is one of many STIs. Known as “Trichomonas vaginalis” or “trich”. This one in particular is more popular. Trichomoniasis is caused by a microscopic, one celled parasite. This infection spreads during sexual intercourse with someone who already has the infection. In fact, this infection usually infects the urinary tract in men and the vagina in women. It could take 5-28 days to be noticed which ranges from mild irritation to severe inflammation. Clear, white, greenish or yellowish discharge, strong vaginal odor, and/or painful urination are some of the symptoms. Different STDs and STIs have the share the same signs and symptoms. All of these STDS/STIs are curable with antibiotics. After cured you should be careful because you can easily be

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