If you don't, it can do a lot of damage to your body in the long run. Latex condoms are effective at preventing the disease.
Gonorrhea, otherwise known as "the clap," is another common bacterial STD.
Because syphilis sores can appear on areas not covered by a condom, condoms only reduce the likelihood of transmission but don't eliminate it entirely.Not all diseases that affect the sex organs are considered STDs. Its most frequent symptoms are pain during sex and discharge from the penis or vagina.However, the reason chlamydia is one of the most common STDs is that most people who get chlamydia don't have symptoms for weeks, months, or even years. Despite the lack of symptoms, it's important to get screened and treated if you think you might have been exposed to chlamydia.You should know that crab lice are not the same as head lice and that they almost never infest the hair on the head.It also simply isn't true that you have to shave off all your pubic hair if you get infected.Although these therapies cannot cure the disease, they can reduce the likelihood that infection will progress to AIDS. Many people with the virus are living long and healthy lives."Crabs" are a form of lice that live on the hair in the genital area and occasionally on other coarse-haired areas of the body, such as the armpits or the eyebrows.Why did it take so long to recognize the importance of this now common STD? It was difficult to identify until new technology became available.There is still no diagnostic test of MG that is cleared by the FDA for use in the U. While the emerging research is still unclear, it is thought that MG is associated with serious long-term consequences, including infertility from pelvic inflammatory disease.The small painless sores (chancres) of early syphilis may heal by themselves, but that doesn't mean the disease is gone. adolescents found that a little-known STD, Mycoplasma genitalium had surpassed gonorrhea in prevalence.It's just become more difficult to detect and treat. Furthermore, MG, like gonorrhea and chlamydia, is starting to emerge as a major cause of cervicitis in women and nongonococcal urethritis in men.