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They are infectious diseases that are transmitted through sexual contact. They are called Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs).

They are more frequent in young and sexually active people. Adolescents are at greater risk of exposure to STDs Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Infection is growing at a very high rate.


The symptoms depend on the disease, therefore there is a wide variety of symptoms.


In las uretritis  an intense stinging occurs when urinating and sometimes discharge from the urethra (tip of the penis). In men, it is the most frequent STD.


La sífilis, el chancroide y el linfogranuloma venéreo producen ulceraciones que aparecen en el penis, especially on the glans penis or on the skin. Subsequently, enlargement of the groin nodes may appear.


El genital herpes (Herpes Simplex Virus) initially presents with multiple painful vesicles that later ulcerate and form scabs. It produces local pain, itching and sometimes fever and muscle pain. They appear on the glans, prepuce and skin of the penis. It can spread to the groin nodes.


Infection by the virus of the Human Papilloma (HPV), may not have any clinical manifestations or may produce warts_cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5in the form of cauliflower prepucio. or skin of the penis. The most common clinical form is called condyloma acuminata. Papillomavirus infection can favor the development of genital cancer.

La epididymitis acute produces an enlargement of the epididymis and testicle accompanied by inflammation, pain and sometimes fever.


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