Sexually transmitted diseases in nigeria 12 deadly stds in nigeria explained hernia lumbar l4 l5

STD was formerly called venereal disease. They are among the most common causes of illness in world(Nigeria) and have far reaching health, social and economic consequences. It is a major public health problem hence they are considered deadly because of the far reaching complications.

Recently sexually transmitted diseases have gained high recognition due to their hernia lumbar l4 l5 association with HIV. Persons with STDs are more prone to having HIV, while the infectivity of HIV is increased with co-existing STD. This means STDs facilitate the spread of HIV. It is necessary to offer individuals with STD voluntary HIV counseling and testing. Help raise awareness against stds in Nigeria. Image Credit: flickr

Syphilis is a highly contagious disease spread primarily by sexual activity, including oral and anal sex.


It is caused by Treponema pallidum. The only known std that causes madness. Untreated and /or long term infection by syphilis can cause brain damage, blindness and heart disease (aortitis).

It is reported that in 1963, the World Health Organisation found Lagos to have the highest gonorrhea rate in the world. Caused by Neisseria operacion hernia discal lumbar gonorrhoeae. Gonorrhoea is the commonest std in Nigeria after HIV. Studies have shown a clear association between this STI and male/ female infertility.

The majority of women infected with gonorrhea are not aware because the are asymptomatic. Purulent vaginal discharge is the commonest symptom of gonorrhoea infection in women. This occurs in about 40% of women and this is why the symptom of vaginal discharge must always be fully investigated. Other features include pain on urination, urinary frequency, pain during sex, lower abdominal pain and in some cases fever and vomitting.

Caused by Herpes simplex virus type 2. Genital herpes is a common cause of genital ulcers. Herpes simplex virus type 2 has been associated with carcinoma of the cervix. In pregnancy it can cause abortion, chorioamniotitis and preterm labour. For pregnant women with untreated herpes, their newborns develop neonatal herpes which has up to 50% mortality rate.

There are different serotypes of Chlamydia trachomatis and rotoescoliosis lumbar they produce different diseases. It is serotype A, B, and C that causes trachoma (blindness). Serotypes D to K have been associated with urethritis in men, mucopurulent cervicitis (inflammation and pus-like discharge from the cervix), inflammation of the fallopian tubes (tubal blockage), inflammation of the lining of the womb etc. Most women show no symptoms.

The symptoms of trachomoniasis include: foul swelling, foamy, copious, thin, creamy or slightly greenish vaginal discharge and may itching. More often the discharge is grey or white. You may experience pain during sexual intercourse, post coital bleeding, itchy vulva, pain on urination etc.

It tend to increase in persons on oral contraceptives, in pregnancy, cancer and HIV positive individuals. Genital warts is one of the presenting features escoliosis lumbar sintomas of HIV patients in Nigeria. There are about 65 HPV types. Type 16 and 18 are the cause of cervical cancer.

A mother infected with genital warts can transmit the virus to the newborn at delivery time and this can lead to laryngeal polyps in the newborn. Apart from sex, the virus can be transmitted through the use of contaminated towels of an infected person. Genital warts are usually transmitted sexually and often co-exist with other sexually transmitted diseases.

It is estimated that 42 million persons world wide are living with HIV/AIDS. About one-third of these persons are between the ages of 15-24 years. Of all HIV positive people world wide, 90% are in the developing countries. In Nigeria, it is estimated that every 5 out of 100 persons (5%) has HIV. Unfortunately, most people are unaware they are infected with HIV virus. Young women are fisioterapia lumbar more vulnerable than other age groups.

The bacteria attacks your genitals and produces and open sore that may bleed easily when touched. The ulcer produces contagious fluid that can spread the bacteria during oral, anal and vaginal intercourse. Chancroid may also spread fro skin to skin contact with an infected person.

Caused by microscopic mite called Sarcoptei scabiei. Scabies dolor lumbar embarazo primer trimestre on your genitals can cause intense and annoying itching. A scabies rash begins to appear 4 to 6 weeks after becoming infested with the mites. The intense itching in scabies is worse at night.

Apart from blood contact, Hepatitis B is a sexually transmitted infections. It is a highly contagious virus, far more infectious than HIV. Recent studies shows that about 20million Nigerians have Hepatitis B virus. Many Nigerians are chronic carriers: they have the virus but shows no symptoms but can infect others. The virus attacks the liver and in the long run result in liver failure/liver cancer.

One of the stds in Nigeria that leads to tubal blockage is left untreated or not properly treated. A cause of infertility in women. It is caused by a set of bacteria called Mycoplasma hominis, Ureaplasma urealyticum, and Mycoplasma fermentans.

Common symptoms include: drainage of lymph nodes in the groin, pain escoliosis lumbar consecuencias during stooling, painless small ulcers on the genitals, swelling of the labia, swollen groin lymph nodes on or both sides, blood or pus from the rectum, swelling of the groin etc.

• High Vaginal swab or cervical swab especially in vaginal discharge. The swab is then used for microscopy, culture and sensitivity in order to “catch” the bacteria causing the disease. Result takes about 3 days to be ready. It costs about 2,500 naira-3,500naira.

You must have searched for staphylococcus in the list above and it is visibly absent. Yes, unlike what you see and hear quacks advertising in buses, taxis, vans, radios, newspapers and television. It has be falsely ascribed to cause low sperm count, weak erection, low libido, tubal escoliosis toracolumbar blockage, fibroids, headache, stroke, vaginal discharge, tiredness, waist pain, infertility and all what not by these quacks, Staphylococcus aureus is not a sexually transmitted disease.

Contrary to many write ups/ beliefs, candidiasis is not a sexually transmitted infection as it is unlikely for an infected woman to give it to her sexual partner. However, if the infection keeps coming back, sometimes the partner may be treated.