SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS
Sexually transmitted infections (STI), are illnesses that has a significant probability of transmission between humans by means of human sexual behavior, including vaginal intercourse, and others. While in the past, these illnesses have mostly been referred to as STDs or VD, in recent years the term sexually transmitted infections (STIs) has been preferred, as it has a broader range of meaning; a person may be infected, and may potentially infect others, without having a disease. Some STIs can also be transmitted via the use of intravenous (IV) drug needles after its use by an infected person, as well as through childbirth or breastfeeding.
Chancroid (Haemophilus ducreyi)
Chlamydia (Chlamydia trachomatis)
Granuloma inguinale or (Klebsiella granulomatis)
Gonorrhea (Neisseria gonorrhoeae)
Syphilis (Treponema pallidum)
Hepatitis B (Hepatitis B virus)- through venereal fluids.
Herpes simplex (Herpes simplex virus 1, 2) skin and mucosal, transmissible with or without visible blisters.
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)- venereal fluids, semen, breast milk, blood.
HPV (Human Papillomavirus)—skin and mucosal contact.
Molluscum contagiosum (molluscum contagiosum virus MCV).
Crab louse, colloquially known as "crabs" or "pubic lice" (Pthirus pubis).
Scabies (Sarcoptes scabiei).
Trichomoniasis (Trichomonas vaginalis).