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VENEREAL DISEASES


Early diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases is of high importance in terms of social health and protective medicine.
 

Syphilis 
Transmitted from skin and mucous with sexual contact, this bacterial disease is characterized firstly by rash, skin eruption and redness on the skin and mucous.  Unless it is diagnosed and treated sufficiently in this phase, it may lead to fatal complications in cardiovascular and central nervous system. Conducting follow-up of serological (blood) values for two years after treatment has been made mandatory by the laws.
 

Gonorrhea 
While it may be characterized by discharge after two-four days from the contact on mucosal areas where sexual contact is present such as urethra, rectum, most of the patients are asymptomatic carriers. If suitable treatment is not performed, it may lead to complications such as internal genital organs infection, infertility, joint inflammation.
 

Chlamydia Infections
This is the most common bacterial sexual transmitted disease. It has a high asymptomatic carrier rate. It is characterized by painless wound, painful, fiery inflammation of lymph nodes, discharge in external genital organs in women and men. If it remains untreated, it may lead to complications in internal genital organs.
 
Genıtal Warts (Condyloma Acumınatum)

Papillomavirus infection is a viral disease characterized by warts in the persons with fit immune system and with high asymptomatic carriage rate in the population. Some of them poses a risk for cervix cancer in women. In addition to drug treatment, it is followed up and treated with electrocautery or cryotherapy. In addition to this,  viral infections such as herpes simplex infections (cold sores), hepatitis (jaundice), AIDS (HIV infection) and parasitic diseases such as pediculosis (head lice) and scabies (gale) are sexually transmitted diseases.