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16 Possible Causes for Prior Episode of STD

  • Chlamydia Infection

    Diagnosis and Treatment of Chlamydia trachomatis Infection Am Fam Physician. 2006 Apr 15;73(8):1411-1416. Chlamydia trachomatis infection most commonly affects the urogenital tract. In men, the infection usually is symptomatic, with dysuria and a discharge from the penis. Untreated chlamydial infection in men can spread[…][]

  • Gonorrhea

    No recent national data address the prevalence of gonorrhea. The goal was to describe gonorrhea prevalence and chlamydial coinfection among women aged 15 to 24 years. Data were analyzed from tests for chlamydia and gonorrhea at family planning, STD, and prenatal clinics in 2000. Gonorrhea positivity, chlamydia[…][]

  • Herpes Simplex Virus 2 Infection

    OBJECTIVE: To estimate the sex-specific effect of herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) on the acquisition of HIV infection. BACKGROUND: The increased number of longitudinal studies available since the last meta-analysis was published allows for the calculation of age- and sexual behaviour-adjusted relative risks (RR)[…][]

  • Herpes Simplex Virus 1 Infection

    Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) is the more common type of Herpes simplex virus. Some 3.7 billion people around the world are infected with HSV-1, with the majority of them being unaware of their carrier status because most infections are asymptomatic. Patients who do develop symptoms typically suffer from[…][]

  • HIV Infection

    A retired woman with left ophthalmic shingles of over 2 years' duration attended with bilateral vision loss and systemic upset. Acute retinal necrosis with detachment was detected on right fundus examination. Cataract in left eye precluded funduscopy. Ocular ultrasonography revealed fibrotic retinal detachment in[…][]

  • Syphilis

    Syphilis is a systemic disease caused by Treponema pallidum. The disease has been divided into stages based on clinical findings, helping to guide treatment and follow-up. Persons who have syphilis might seek treatment for signs or symptoms of primary syphilis infection (i.e., ulcers or chancre at the infection site),[…][]

  • Hepatitis B

    Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection by definition is persistence of hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) in the serum for or 6 months. The risk of developing chronic HBV infection ranges from 90% in neonates to 5% in immunocompetent adults. HBV acquired by perinatal infection has a prolonged immune-tolerant[…][]

  • Hepatitis C

    Background: In 2015, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) was notified of an acute case of hepatitis C virus (HCV). The patient had no traditional HCV risk factors. The only known subcutaneous exposure was health care received at a pain management clinic. Design: A field investigation was[…][]

  • HIV-2 Infection

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigation Jump to search HIV-2 retropepsin ( EC ) is an enzyme. [1] [2] This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction Endopeptidase for which the P1 residue is preferably hydrophobic This enzyme belongs to the peptidase family A2. References [ edit ][…][]

  • Hepatitis A

    Surveillance Viral Hepatitis Surveillance – United States, 2011 Viral Hepatitis Surveillance – United States, 2010 Viral Hepatitis Surveillance – United States, 2009 Surveillance Data for Acute Viral Hepatitis – United States, 2008 Surveillance for Acute Viral Hepatitis --- United States, 2007 [PDF - 32 pages] MMWR[…][]

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