What are venereal diseases or STDs?
Venereal diseases, which are also named as Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), are contracted and transmitted by having sexual contact with infected individual. It is instigated by microorganisms or transmitted through vaginal secretions, semen or blood during sexual intercourse. The causes of venereal diseases are parasites, bacteria and viruses. There are many types of sexually transmitted diseases that a person should know about such as:
- HIV / AIIDS
- Genital Warts
- Molluscum Contagiosum
- Genital Herpes
How do you get venereal disease?
Sexually transmitted infections (STI), also known as sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and venereal diseases (VD) are infections that are normally spread by sex, particularly vaginal intercourse, anal sex or oral sex. Many a times, STIs at first do not cause any symptoms.
Can venereal diseases be cured?
Bacterial STDs can be treated through antibiotics if treatment starts early enough. Viral STDs cannot be treated, but you can manage symptoms with medicines. There is a vaccine against hepatitis B, but it will not help if you already have the sickness.
How are these diseases caused?
You are perhaps aware the venereal disease or VD’s are diseases which are transmitted sexually and in maximum circumstances, they are all extremely contagious. These infections usually occur via sexual contact with an infected companion. Sexual contacts can be via:
- Oral sex
- Anal penetration
- Vaginal Penetration
Maximum of those diseases necessitate the exchange of bodily fluids to be contagious. Certainly there are some exceptions; some sicknesses will only need skin-to-skin contact to be transferred.
What are the symptoms of STDs?
Many STDs might have no symptoms at all or the signs are so trivial that you might not notice. However, if you have any of the symptoms defined below, you should seek care immediately as they might be signs that you have an STD.
- Discharge or unusual fluid that might be white or yellow that comes out of the vagina or penis (not semen).
- A mysterious rash
- A burning sensation when urinating (peeing), going to the bathroom.
- Bumps, sores, blisters or warts on the genital region – in females this includes the outer and inner lips, vagina and clitoris. In males, this comprises the penis and testicles.
Are condoms effective against all STDs?
Not 100%, but if used properly each time, condoms are a great way to guard yourself from STDs that are spread through body liquids, like semen or vaginal secretions. They don’t protect as well against STDs that are spread via skin-to-skin contact.
Should I get tested for an STD?
Anybody who has had vaginal, anal or oral sex with a new companion should be tested. People who is sexually active and Pregnant females should be tested during regular check-ups.
What are the sex related problems that we treat?
Sexual problems that we, at our clinic treat are:
- Impotency or erectile dysfunction (ED)
- Premature Ejaculation (PE)
- Reduced libido or less sex craving in both males and females
- Painful intercourse
Are you suffering with Venereal Disease and STD related problems and eyeing for Venereal Disease and STD specialist in Delhi? If yes, then visit Tvak Skin & Laser Clinic, Vasant Vihar South Delhi. Here Dr. S. K. Kashyap, a well-known skin specialist deals with such Venereal Disease & Sexually Transmitted Disease. Dr. S. K. Kashyap is MD in Skin Disease, Venereal Disease & Leprosy. Book your appointment at our clinic and undergo for venereal diseases & sexual problems treatment.