STD symptoms Pictures
Often people aren’t sure about the symptoms or marks on their body are STDs or anything else. There is a notion that anything unusual mark, stain, rash on or around the privates is an STD. Many of the STDs are rather asymptotic, i.e. they show no signs or symptoms in the initially until they reach the advanced stage.
STD Pictures: But why?
So let’s work to make things clear. This article is based on the symptoms of STDs exhibited in pictorial form. This is to identify different STDs through images and know the about STD testing cost and the kind of test to be done and thereby begin the treatment as soon as possible. So we have pictures of STD to make you understand it, very clearly, how different STDs appears in their different stages. Let’s begin.
Warning: this article includes graphic images some readers may find disturbing
1.) Pictures of Chlamydia
Chlamydia is caused due to the bacteria named “Chlamydia trachomatis”. It can seriously damage reproductive organs and leads to infertility and can affect the eyes, throat, and lungs. It is most prevalent among15 – 25-year-olds. Often dubbed as Silent Infection because of its asymptotic nature. Symptoms of Chlamydia can be observed in the images below in various stages for men and women.
Images of Chlamydia Symptoms in men
White, watery or cloudy discharge from the tip of the penis
Swelling, tenderness and inflaming pain in and the testicles
Chlamydia affecting eyes Conjunctivitis
Chlamydia infection inside the throat looks like this
Chlamydia bumps pictures
Images of Chlamydia Symptoms in women
Chlamydia discharge caused by the cervix is yellow or milky white in color
Bleeding during sex
Pain in lower back, abdomen or heavy feeling around hips
Bleeding between periods or spoting
2.) Pictures of Gonorrhea
Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease which can affect both men and women.It happens by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae. It is most prevalent among the men and women between the age group of 15 to 24 years. It mainly affects the genitals, rectum, and throat area of the patient. In most cases there are no signs and symptoms on the patient’s body, however, the one who has symptoms may have the following.
Images of Gonorrhea Symptoms in men
A white, yellow, or green discharge from the penis
Gonorrhea affecting lips and area around mouth
Swollen testicles (rarely)
Images of Gonorrhea Symptoms in women
Gonorrhea causes increased vaginal discharge
Bleeding between periods or spotting
Gonorrhea rashes on the body
New born with Gonorrhea, infected by his mother
3.) Pictures of Syphilis
Syphilis has three stages, so it is important to determine the state you are in. But whats worse is the fact that the stages overlap and one can’t develop symptoms in any particular order. Syphilis is one of the sexually transmitted diseases which can pass from a mother to her baby during pregnancy.
It can happen that you don’t have any sign or symptom of the disease for years and you may already have passed on to your partner.As mentioned earlier syphilis has three stage namely 1) Primary 2) Secondary 3) tertiary (late). The symptoms at each stage vary. Following are the images of syphilis based on their stages.
a) Images of Syphilis Symptoms in Primary stage
Syphilis : Small painless sores on hand
Syphilis : Small painless sores on the back
Syphilis Primary : chancre inside mouth
Syphilis Primary : Lymph nodes on groin
Syphilis Primary : Chancre on vagina
Syphilis Primary : Chancre on Penis
b) Images of Syphilis Symptoms in Secondary stage
Syphilis secondary : More visible and itchy rashes on hands, legs and different parts of body
Syphilis secondary :rashes on penis
Syphilis Secondary : Rashes on tongue
Syphilis Secondary : leads to Alopecia a skin problem with hair-fall
Syphilis Secondary : Alopecia on scalp, Papulosquamous rash
Syphilis Secondary : Papulosquamous rash on chest & Papulo-pustular rash on vagina
c) Images of Syphilis Symptoms in Tertiary Stage (Final or severe stage)
Syphilis at Final or Tertiary state
Syphilis in tertiary state can cause blindness
New born with Syphilis, infected by his mother
Tertiary Syphilis : Ulcerating gumma
4.) Pictures of Herpes Symptoms
Herpes is a common STD caused by the infection with the herpes simplex virus (HSV). It is found in the form of sores and has been differentiated based on the location of sores.
HSV-1 : HSV 1 is also known as Herpes simplex which is very common and can be identified easily as it has blisters and ulcers around the mouth known as cold sores.
HSV-2 : It is also known as Genital Herpes, as the name suggests, it symptoms are identified with blistering lesions in and around genital that are exposed during sexual contact.
Images of Herpes in men & women
Herpes on tongue
Herpes on Hands
Herpes on Legs
Herpes on lips
Herpes on fingures
Herpes on face
Herpes on back
Genital herpes pictures (vagina)
Genital herpes on penis
Herpes : Cervicitis
5.) Pictures of HIV Symptoms
HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus it is the virus that can lead to the development of the disease. AIDS / HIV attacks the body’s immune system. Untreated HIV reduces the number of new cells in the body. G cells are what help your body to fight disease and HIV can destroy so many of them that the body becomes vulnerable infections and other kinds of illnesses.
Acute primary infection in HIV.
In the early weeks after becoming infected with HIV, it’s not uncommon for people to be without symptoms. Some people may have mild flu-like symptoms, including the following