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The term sexually transmitted disease (STD) is used to refer to any illness that is passed from one person to another through vaginal, anal, or oral sex.
An STD may also be referred to as a sexually transmitted infection (STI) or venereal disease (VD).
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Suppressive antiviral therapy also is likely to reduce transmission when used by persons who have multiple partners (including MSM) and by those who are HSV-2 seropositive without a history of genital herpes. Sexual transmission during the incubation period of primary HIV infection. Skoler-Karpoff S, Ramjee G, Ahmed K,. Providers should advise their patients that condoms must be used consistently and correctly to be effective in preventing STDs; providing instructions about the correct use of condoms can be useful. What management is there for gonorrhea in the postquinolone era? Prevention measures for current and subsequent sex partners and risk reduction should be discussed. If prophylaxis is delayed (i.e., not administered in the delivery room a monitoring system should be established to ensure that all infants receive prophylaxis. Int J Cancer 2003;107:804-10. Increased numbers of acute hepatitis C infections in HIV positive homosexual men: is sexual transmission feeding the increase? Chlamydial Infections Chlamydial Infections in Adolescents and Adults Chlamydial genital infection is the most frequently reported infectious disease in the United States, and prevalence is highest in persons aged 25 years ( 93 ). Asymptomatic infections are common.