Sexually transmitted diseases and infections

2017-07-27T18:42:54+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Chlamydia infection, General paresis of the insane, Candidiasis, Ureaplasma infection, Acute prostatitis, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B, Sexually transmitted infection, Leukorrhea, Lymphogranuloma venereum, Pediculosis pubis, Chancroid, Cervicitis, Pelvic inflammatory disease, Cervical cancer, Genital wart, Gonorrhea, Herpes simplex, Venereology, Bacterial vaginosis, Epididymitis, Trichomoniasis, Granuloma inguinale, Molluscum contagiosum, Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS, HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancer, Tubo-ovarian abscess, Syphilitic aortitis, Chronic bacterial prostatitis, Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma, Protein M, Microbicides for sexually transmitted diseases, Mycoplasma hominis infection, Sexual health clinic, Chlamydia research flashcards Sexually transmitted diseases and infections
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  • Chlamydia infection
    Chlamydia infection, often simply known as Chlamydia, is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis.
  • General paresis of the insane
    General paresis, also known as general paralysis of the insane or paralytic dementia, is a severe neuropsychiatric disorder, classified as an organic mental disorder and caused by the chronic meningoencephalitis that leads to cerebral atrophy in late-stage syphilis.
  • Candidiasis
    Candidiasis is a fungal infection due to any type of Candida (a type of yeast).
  • Ureaplasma infection
    Ureaplasma infection is an infection by two species in the genus Ureaplasma, Infections caused Ureaplasma urealyticum are more common than infections caused by Ureaplasma parvum.
  • Acute prostatitis
    Acute prostatitis is a serious bacterial infection of the prostate gland.
  • HIV/AIDS
    Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
  • Hepatitis B
    Hepatitis B is an infectious disease caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV) which affects the liver.
  • Sexually transmitted infection
    ("Sexual disease" redirects here. It is not to be confused with Sexual dysfunction.) Sexually transmitted infections (STI), also referred to as sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and venereal diseases (VD), are infections that are commonly spread by sex, especially vaginal intercourse, anal sex and oral sex.
  • Leukorrhea
    Leukorrhea or (leucorrhoea British English) is a thick, whitish or yellowish vaginal discharge.
  • Lymphogranuloma venereum
    Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) (also known as "Climatic bubo", "Durand–Nicolas–Favre disease", "Poradenitis inguinale", and "Strumous bubo") is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the invasive serovars L1, L2, L2a or L3 of Chlamydia trachomatis.
  • Pediculosis pubis
    Pediculosis pubis (also known as "crabs" and "pubic lice") is a disease caused by the pubic louse, Pthirus pubis, a parasitic insect notorious for infesting human pubic hair.
  • Chancroid
    Chancroid (also known as soft chancre and ulcus molle) is a bacterial sexually transmitted infection characterized by painful sores on the genitalia.
  • Cervicitis
    Cervicitis is inflammation of the uterine cervix.
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease
    Pelvic inflammatory disease or pelvic inflammatory disorder (PID) is an infection of the upper part of the female reproductive system namely the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries, and inside of the pelvis.
  • Cervical cancer
    Cervical cancer is a cancer arising from the cervix.
  • Genital wart
    Genital warts are symptoms of a contagious sexually transmitted disease caused by some types of human papillomavirus (HPV).
  • Gonorrhea
    Gonorrhea, also spelled gonorrhoea, is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
  • Herpes simplex
    Herpes simplex (Greek: ἕρπης herpēs, "creeping" or "latent") is a viral disease caused by the herpes simplex virus.
  • Venereology
    Venereology is a branch of medicine that is concerned with the study and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases.
  • Bacterial vaginosis
    Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a disease of the vagina caused by excessive growth of bacteria.
  • Epididymitis
    Epididymitis is a medical condition characterized by discomfort or pain of the epididymis, a curved structure at the back of the testicle in which sperm matures and is stored.
  • Trichomoniasis
    Trichomoniasis is an infectious disease caused by the parasite Trichomonas vaginalis.
  • Granuloma inguinale
    Granuloma inguinale (also known as donovanosis) is a bacterial disease caused by Klebsiella granulomatis (formerly known as Calymmatobacterium granulomatis) characterized by ulcerative genital lesions.
  • Molluscum contagiosum
    Molluscum contagiosum (MC), sometimes called water warts, is a viral infection of the skin and occasionally of the mucous membranes.
  • Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS
    HIV/AIDS is a global pandemic.
  • HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancer
    Human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) also known as HPV16+ oropharyngeal cancer or HPV+ OPC is a recognized subtype of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas (OSCC), associated with the HPV type 16 virus.
  • Tubo-ovarian abscess
    Tubo-ovarian abscesses (TOA) are one of the late complications of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) and can be life-threatening if the abscess ruptures and results in sepsis.
  • Syphilitic aortitis
    Syphilitic aortitis (SA) is inflammation of the aorta associated with the tertiary stage of syphilis infection.
  • Chronic bacterial prostatitis
    Chronic bacterial prostatitis is a bacterial infection of the prostate gland.
  • Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma
    Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma (ATL or ATLL) is a rare cancer of the immune system's own T-cells.
  • Protein M
    Protein M is an immunoglobulin-binding protein found on the cell surface of the human pathogenic bacterium Mycoplasma genitalium.
  • Microbicides for sexually transmitted diseases
    Microbicides for sexually transmitted diseases are pharmacologic agents and chemical substances that are capable of killing or destroying certain microorganisms that commonly cause human infection (for example, the human immunodeficiency virus).
  • Mycoplasma hominis infection
    Micoplasma hominis infection is caused by the bacteria Mycoplasma hominis.
  • Sexual health clinic
    Sexual health clinics specialize in the prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted infections.
  • Chlamydia research
    Chlamydia research is the systematic study of the organisms in the taxonomic group of bacteria Chlamydiae, the diagnostic procedures to treat infections, the disease chlamydia, infections caused by the organisms, the epidemiology of infection and the development of vaccines.