Sexually transmitted disease

The term sexually transmitted disease (STD) is used to refer to a condition passed from one person to another through sexual contact. You can contract an STD by having unprotected vaginal, anal, or oral sex with someone who has the STD.


An STD may also be called a sexually transmitted infection (STI) or venereal disease (VD).

Some of the Sexually Transmitted Diseases are :

  •  Human Papilloma Virus  (HPV)
  • Syphilis
  • HIV
  • Gonorrhea
  • Pubic lice (‘crabs’)
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Herpes
  • chancroid
  • granuloma inguinale
  • molluscum contagiosum
  • scabies