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Subject       : Int. Science
Name         : Keisha Ramkissoon
Due Date   : Monday 28th November, 2011
Form         : 4:2

TITLE | PAGE |
What Are STDs? | ……………………………………….3 |
How Are STDs Transferred? | ……………………………………….4 |
Definitions And Treatments | ......................................................5 |
How is Trinidad Ranked Worldwide? and Which Age Group Is Most Affected By STDs? | ……………………………………….6 |
Is It Safe To Use Drugs From A Pharmacy To Treat An STD Without A Doctor’s Permission? And Why? | ……………………………………….7 |
Methods To Prevent The Spread Of STDs | ……………………………………….8 |

  * What Are STDs?

The term STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease) is an infectious disease that can affect males and females of all ages who engage in sexual activities. It is a lot more than just an embarrassment, they are a serious health problem. If untreated, STDs can cause permanent damage such as infertility( the inability to have a baby) and even death (in the case of HIV/AIDS).
STD is a term applied to more than two dozen diseases that are transmitted primarily through anal, oral or vaginal sex. Their effects are not limited to the reproductive organs, and they do not always have to involve sexual activity, but most often they do. In most cases, the organisms that cause STDs enter the body through the mucus membranes: the warm, moist surfaces of the vagina, urethra, anus and mouth. In some instances, exposure to sores or other types of skin-to-skin contact may be sufficient to transmit infection.

  *   How Are STDs Transferred?

STDs are spread from person-to-person through intimate contact. One reason why STDs are spread is because people think they can only be infected if they have sexual intercourse, that’s wrong, a person can get some STDs, like herpes or genital warts, through skin-to-skin contact with an infected area or sore.
STDs can be spread easily because you can’t tell if someone has an infection or not. In fact, some people with STDs don’t...

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