STDs are caused by viruses
passed from person-to-person and depending on the STD, can be transmitted
during sexual activity, during non-sexual contact with additional individual,
from mother to infant during pregnancy, birth, or breastfeeding,blood
transfusions or sharing IV drug equipment and in some cases, from towels,
straws, or other objects that come in contact with an infected individual.Viral
STDs include Cytomegalovirus,
Warts / Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Hepatitis (A, B,
& C), Herpes (HSV1& HSV2), HIV (AIDS), Molluscum Contagiosum, Mononucleosis (‘Mono’)etc..
Bacterial STIs are caused by bacteria drived
from person-to-person during sexual activity. STDs caused by bacteria include, Chlamydia (Chlamydia
trachomatis) Gonorrhea (Neisseria gonorrhea) Granuloma inguinale (Calymmatobacterium
This infection can be passed through sexual
contact in rare circumstances.
vaginal yeast infection is a form of fungal infection caused by overgrowth of
Candida, naturally occurring yeast. Yeast is normally found in a woman’s vagina
in limited numbers, but sometimes they can multiply and change the normal
balance of bacterial growth. When the fungi initiates to grow in excess, they
may develop into candidiasis.
These STIs are caused by parasites drived
from person-to-person during sexual activity,these include,Trichomoniasis this is an single-celled organism which infect the
urethra, bladder, vagina, cervix or get under the foreskin. It can be
transmitted through sexual activity and by sharing sex toys.The other protozoan
STDs are caused by Pubic lice and scabies.