SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS AND THEIR SYMPTOMS :
HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS (HPV)
Common symptoms : itching or warts and verrucas on the genitals or surrounding skin. Pains if warts is infected.
Pain areas : in the lower abdomen, pelvis, testicle, or vagina Pain circumstances: can occur during sexual intercourse or during urination
Groin: abnormal vaginal discharge, discharge from penis, or increased vaginal discharge , irregular menstruation.
Pain areas: in the penis or vagina
Pain circumstances: can occur during urination or during intercourse
Skin: rashes or scab
Groin: painful sores or ulcers
Pain areas: in the eyes, lower abdomen, pelvis, testicle, or vagina
Pain circumstances: can occur during sexual intercourse or during urination, difficulty in urination. Symptoms of PID in women.
Groin: abnormal vaginal discharge or discharge from penis
Also common: eye discharge or spotting.
Pain circumstances : can occur during sexual intercourse or during urination.
Groin : cervix inflammation, discharge from penis, fish smelling vaginal discharge, vaginal inflammation, vaginal irritation, vaginal itching, vaginal odour, or vulval inflammation.
Not a sexually transmitted infection anyway. Simply means inflammation of the vagina.
Pain areas : in the vagina
Pain circumstances : can occur during sexual intercourse or during urination Groin : abnormal vaginal discharge, vaginal irritation, vaginal itching, or vaginal odour.
Symptoms: abnormal vaginal discharge, vaginal itching, or fishy vaginal odour.
VAGINAL YEAST INFECTION
Pain areas : in the vagina
Pain circumstances : can occur during sexual intercourse or during urination
Groin : cheesy vaginal discharge, vaginal itching, vaginal inflammation, or vulval inflammation
Also common: vaginal skin redness.
Pain areas: in the abdomen
Pain circumstances: can occur while swallowing Cough: can be dry
Whole body: fatigue, fever, loss of appetite, malaise, night sweats, or sweating, weight loss
Gastrointestinal: nausea, persistent diarrhoea, vomiting, or watery diarrhoea.
HIV presents as flu-like or malarial like symptoms.
Throat: difficulty swallowing or soreness Groin: sores or swelling
Mouth: ulcers or white tongue
Also common: opportunistic infection, headache, oral thrush, pneumonia, red blotches, skin rash, swollen lymph nodes, or wasting.
Symptoms: Syphilis develops in stages, and symptoms vary with each stage. But the stages may overlap, and symptoms don’t always occur in the same order. You may be infected with syphilis and not notice any symptoms for years. Common symptoms are painless ulcers on your genitals and rectum. Women with syphilis may give birth to baby’s with low birth weight and congenital.
symptoms: Severe vaginal itching that is worse at night and vaginal irritation.
The hallmark symptoms of scabies include a rash and intense itching that gets worse at night. Continuous scratching of the infected area can create sores that become infected.
SYMPTOMS: Most people do not experience any symptoms when newly infected. However, some people have acute illness with symptoms that last several weeks, including yellowing of the skin and eyes (jaundice), dark urine, extreme fatigue, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. A small subset of persons with acute hepatitis can develop acute liver failure, which can lead to death.
Sexually transmitted infections are best prevented than treated. Use the ABC method to avoid it.
Be faithful to your partner
Use either male or female Condom. If you have any of these symptoms and signs please see a doctor.