Infections that are commonly spread by sexual acts
STD
A common sexually transmitted infection in humans and a major infectious cause of human genital and eye disease.
Chlamydia
A sexually transmitted infection that causes inflammation of the epididymis or pelvic inflammatory disease or throughout the body, affecting joints and heart valves.
Gonorrhea
A viral disease that may result in small blisters in groups often called cold sores or fever blisters or may just cause a sore throat. This disease also effects the genitals.
Herpes
Symptoms of a highly contagious sexually transmitted disease caused by some types of human papillomavirus.
Genital Warts
Tiny insects that infect the pubic hair area. A.K.A Crabs
Pubic Lice
Fungal infection of the mouth.
Thrush
A tumor caused by infection with human herpesvirus 8.
Kaposi Sarcoma
A test that is used to test for different strains and types of std's.
Western Blot
A condition in humans in which the immune system fails to protect you from cancers and life threatening infections.
HIV
A member of a very large group of microorganisms. Some of these are good and some are harmful.
Bacteria
A group of harmful bacteria that are often carried by small parasites such as ticks, lice etc.
Rickettsia
Any group of spore-producing organisms feeding on organic matter.
Fungi
A poisonous mass that is produced within an organism.
Toxin
A tiny infectious agent that is only created inside of an organism.
Virus
A diverse group of single-celled organisms.
Protozoa
A parasitic worm.
Helminth
Anything that causes a disease.
Pathogen