Posts Tagged ‘maladies sexuellement transmissibles’

STI – Definition

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

Also called sexually transmitted infections or venereal diseases, these are infection which can be transmitted by sexual intercourse. Bacteria, Viruses, fungi and protozoa can cause these infections. What are the most frequent sexually transmitted diseases (STD) ?   Chlamydial Infections Genital Herpes Genital warts (Condlyloma Accuminata) Gonorrhea HIV Infection/AIDS Non specific Urehtiritis (Non Gonoccacal Urethritis) […]

STI – mode of transmission

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

How does one catch a sexually transmitted infection (STI)? Sexual intercourse with an individual having a STI. Transmission of body fluids (sperm, vaginal or cervical secretions): Gonorrhoea (Gonorrhea) Hepatitis B HIV (Virus of AIDS) Non Specific (Non Gonoccocal) Urethritis Close contact with an individual having a STI: Condyloma Accuminata (Genital warts) Genital Herpes Pediculosis Pubis […]

STI – Clinical Features

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

The prinicpal symptoms are local itching and pain when urinating (dysuria). The following signs can be present: blistering on the genital organs genital discharge genital erosions or ulcers (painful or not) growths in the genital areas lymph node swelling rashes in the genital areas and on the rest of the body Sometimes, the infection can […]

STI – Practical Recommendations

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

What is the most important practical recommendations ? Value a stable partner and/or use a condom during each sexual intercourse. What must I do if I think I have caught a sexually transmitted infection (STI) ? See a doctor (physician) immediately and avoid sexual intercourse until instructed to do otherwise. Do not self-medicate. When must […]

STI – Confirmation of Diagnosis and Treatment

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

How is a Sexually transmitted infection (STI) diagnosed ? Blood and urine samples enable to detect common STIs (Chlamydial infections, HIV, Gonorrhoea (Gonorrhea), Syphilis). However, local sampling on the skin and mucous membranes and of discharge fluides according to the guidance of the doctor (physician) will confirm the diagnosis. Can all STIs be cured ? […]

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