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Signs & symptoms of STDs

What are the signs & symptoms of STDs in men?

STDs

STDs is an abbreviation for Sexually Transmitted Diseases. The same diseases can be considered as Sexually Transmitted Infections which are abbreviated as STIs. STDs or STIs are diseases or infections transmitted through sexual contact, developed by shared bacteria, viruses, or parasites. 

A disease or an infection related to the sexual transmission could be born then and there itself during sex between two uninfected persons who are subjected to earlier sex with other persons. In another way, the infected person may share a virus or parasite with an uninfected person during a sexual course. It is more of an uncertain infection, most of the STDs require a medical diagnosis.

Everybody is designed to possess some of the differences in their sexual system right from physical ailments to mental behavior. This difference reacts to engaging in a sexual relationship and possibly could transmit one's sexual defects or determinants to another.

STDs or STIs are most common to occur in a person who engages in sex with different sexual partners. STDs are more common to occur if the person takes a short period in changing the sexual partner for the infection activated in the person from having sex with a person is enzyme still and there are more chances for the same infection to react immediately when engaging in sex with another sexual partner.

Depending on the type of virus, bacteria, or parasite, depending on the way of transmission, there are dozens of sexually transmitted diseases or infections identified in the course of health sciences. Some of them are completely curable and a few of them are deathly dangerous that cannot be cured.

Signs and symptoms of STDs in men

There are various STDs that each show different signs and symptoms. Even though STD is a disease transmitted from one person to another through sexual intercourse that majorly takes place between a man and a woman, there is a chance for STDs to become different types when transmitted from one to another. Thus, a man shows different signs and symptoms to certain STDs that may or may not occupy the woman.

A man has a different genital to what a woman possesses. This variance brings a difference in the impact of an STD on the body of a man to a woman.

Men have a penis as the sexual intercourse object and most STDs affect the penis in different damages.

Men may face the following symptoms toward infections that are sexually transmitted.

Burning or itching in the penis

A penis that is engaged in sexual intercourse faces a direct intermittent with the particles or the potent that is possessed in the vagina or anus. This phenomenon would result in a different sensation on the penile body that is most likely a burning or itching sensation.

The itching sensation could be unstoppable and the burning sensation could be irresistible.

The burning with pain could be observed during urine or with bowel movements.

A drip from the penis

A drip from the penis generally called penile discharge could be watery that is so clear or cloudy that contains pus. 

The worst scenario of a sexually transmitted infection would result in a bloody discharge, too. 

This sign or symptom of sexually transmitted infection resembles the symptom of urinary tract infection(UTI). Penile discharge is often sensitized by pain or burning during urination and a need to urinate frequently.

Testicular pain

The man infected with any sexually transmitted disease is subjected to observe intense pain in the testicles that are settled in the scrotum. The pain is more intensely observed when indulged in sexual activity.

Pain around the pelvis

The damage that occurred in the genital due to sexually transmitted disease does not pertain to just the genital but affects the whole area around the genital like scrotum, abdomen, pelvis muscles, and sometimes, kidneys, too.

Sitting and standing may feel difficult for the person infected with sexual transmissions. There could be sharp pain arising over the waist angular change.

Physical symptoms

Most STDs or STIs showcase sores, bumps, or blisters on penis, anus, or mouth which are the body parts engaged in sexual activity. This is an easy sign and symptom to figure out the presence of the following disease or infection. The sores or bumps could be painful or painless.

Take Away 

Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Herpes, Human papillomavirus (HPV), Syphilis, etc are the most common sexually transmitted diseases in men. They all showcase almost all the same signs and symptoms with little differences in intensity, part of occurrence, and period of existence. HIV/AIDS is the most famous sexually transmitted disease in the world that could affect men and women but men have recorded the highest cases till now.