Do you know that there are different types of sexually transmitted diseases and infections prevalent today and they are caused by different organisms? If you don't, then you have come to the right place! Read further and learn what organisms bring STDs and STIs.

1. Viruses

There are several STDs and STIs brought about by viruses. Probably the most notorious of them all is the Human Immunodeficiency Virus which causes HIV/AIDS. Other examples are the herpes simplex virus that causes genital herpes, the human papillomavirus that causes genital warts, and the Hepatitis B virus that triggers Hepatitis B.

2. Bacteria

Chlamydia, which is a very common STD not only in the US but also in other parts of the world, is caused by the bacteria known as Chlamydia trachomatis. Other bacterial STDs are gonorrhea (which is caused by Neisseria gonorrhea), syphilis (Treponema pallidum), and chancroid (Haemophilus ducreyi).

3. Protozoa

The Trichomoniasis infection is caused by the protozoa called Trichomonas vaginalis.

4. Parasites

Crabs, or pubic lice, and scabies are two common STDs brought about by parasites.

5. Fungi

Yeast infections and jock itch are caused by fungi.

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