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S.T.I An infection transmitted through sexual contact, caused by bacteria, viruses, or parasites. Sexually transmitted Infection
S.T.D An infection transmitted through sexual contact, caused by bacteria, viruses, or parasites. Sexually transmitted disease
epidemic a widespread occurrence of an infectious disease in a community at a particular time.
Abstinence Abstinence is the choice not to have sex. This method is 100% effective in preventing pregnancy and infection as long as all sexual contact is avoided, including vaginal, oral, and anal sex.
H.I.V a virus that attacks the immune system, which is our body’s natural defence against illness
A.I.D.S not a virus but a set of symptoms (or syndrome) caused by the HIV virus.
P.I.D Pelvic inflammatory disease
gonorrhea A sexually transmitted bacterial infection that, if untreated, may cause infertility.
herpes simplex A virus causing contagious sores, most often around the mouth or on the genitals.
chlamydia A common sexually transmitted infection that may not cause symptoms.
syphilis bacterial infection usually spread by sexual contact that starts as a painless sore.
trichomoniasis A sexually transmitted infection caused by a parasite.
hepatitis B A serious liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus that's easily preventable by a vaccine.
vaccine A vaccine is a biological preparation that provides active acquired immunity to a particular disease.
scabies A contagious, intensely itchy skin condition caused by a tiny, burrowing mite.
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