As you already know, venereal disease is a disease that attacks the genital organs of a person. This type of the disease is usually transmitted by sexual activity, therefore it is called sexually transmitted diseases. Its effects are diverse, ranging from itching, pain to cause infertility or infertility.
This is certainly very unpleasant for everyone who experienced it, considering the very importance of the genitals to humans for reproduction. However, do you know what causes venereal disease?
Most cases of venereal disease was bacteria
There are all kinds of organisms are the cause of venereal disease, namely mold, viruses, and bacteria. However, in most cases, the bacteria is the primary cause that strikes sex someone so it can cause illness. Venereal disease-causing bacteria, thereby causing the symptoms.
As you know, bacteria is the smallest organism that can only be seen through a microscope. The bacteria will attack the cells of the body so it could be doubling their number. Cells that attacked will lose its function and cause symptoms and signs of illness on the genital tissue.
What are the bacteria so the cause of venereal disease?
1. Chlamydia trachomatis causes of chlamydia
Chlamydia trachomatis causes disease chlamydia. Included in the genus Chlamydia trachomatis Chlamydia and have irregular shapes. He needs a host on another living being cells so that these bacteria are not likely to live outside the body of the living thing. This is why these bacteria love to invade the epithelial cells of the column on the cervix (cervical), urethra, and rectum in humans.
These bacteria infect the 131 million people globally per year. This figure was only a rough estimate, as it generally does not bring up the typical symptoms of chlamydia. This leads to people not knowing whether they've been infected with the disease or not.
Even if eliciting symptoms, it is usually misunderstood as other common ailments such as pain in the genitals, vaginal discharge or discharge of fluid from the penis.
Other symptoms that can be caused by Chlamydia is fever, swelling of the testicles or vagina, pain in the lower part of the stomach, abnormal vaginal fluid, fluid discharge from the penis is not normal, pain when urinating, and pain during sexual intercourse.
Amazingly, not only did Chlamydia infects the genitals, but it can also infect the eyes and cause the occurrence of inflammation of the IRIS (conjunctivitis). This happens if the sperm or vaginal fluid of an infected exposed eye.
These bacteria can only be contracted through sex and not other reason occurs because, for example, using a public toilet or using a towel the man who contracted the disease.
2. gonorrhea Neisseria gonorrhea causes gonorrhea or
Neisseria gonorrhea is a bacterial disease-causing gonorrhea or is usually called. These bacteria including the type of gram-negative coccus-shaped or round. Normally, these bacteria stick to the two-two so-called diplodocus.
These bacteria can breed easily in mucous membranes such as the mouth, throat and anus and genital organs in such as cervical, fallopian tubes and uterus.
Sufferers can have gonorrhea signs and symptoms such as pain or sensation while urinating, gonorrhea, sore throat, pain in the genitals to swelling or redness in the male pee hole.
3. the cause of syphilis Treponema pallidum or the Lion King
Treponema pallidum is a species of gram-negative bacteria in the shape of a spiral. These bacteria cause disease syphilis or commonly referred to as King Lion. Like other types of bacteria both cause of sexually transmitted disease, the bacteria is also a gram-negative bacteria. The bacteria causes disease syphilis is found initially in the year 1912 in Japan by Hideyo Noguchi.
The Lion King or the disease had long been feared by people because its effects are pervasive even can cause permanent damage to the vital organs such as the brain and heart. In addition, syphilis also can be contracted from mother to child in her womb. This is called congenital syphilis.
Early symptoms of this disease are to appear in the genital ulcers, rectum, or mouth but does not feel pain. This usually boils will recover within five weeks. Then comes fever, headaches, pain, sore throat, own swollen glands of the spleen on the underarms, thighs or neck until the rash appears on the penis, vagina or mouth and palms of hands and soles of the feet. This stage can last for years.
Then, in the span of 10 to 40 years later, the disease did not bring up the typical symptoms until the damage has occurred to the brain and heart. Of course, this can be fatal if not detected at the beginning. How to prevent it, immediately consult a doctor if in Your crotch area appear rash-rash.
How do I protect the vagina from bacteria the cause of venereal disease?
The bacteria can live and develop in the vagina. Your vagina is a suitable place for bacterial humidity. One way to prevent the transmission of venereal disease-causing bacteria is to always have sex when your partner use a condom. The condom is the only contraceptive tools that can prevent the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases. In addition, it's also important to keep Your genital area clean after having sex.
A vagina is a place that supports the reproduce bacteria, especially during menstruation. Therefore, you can use a cleaning woman containing povidone iodine to clean the outside of the vagina. With Povidone-Iodine 10%, these fluids are effective killing bacteria the cause of venereal disease.