. Explain the meaning of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).


Give two examples of STDs each, caused due to (i) bacterial infection and (ir) viral infection. State in brief how the spread of such diseases may be prevented.                                           

Best Answer

Ans. The diseases  which  are  spread   by  sexual  contact  with  an  infected .Person  are  called sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

(i) Gonorrhea and Syphilis are some common STDs caused by bacteria.

(ii) AIDS (Acquired lmmuno Deficiency Syndrome)   and   Genital   Warts are some examples of STDs caused  by virus.

Spread  of  such  diseases my be  prevented  by educating people  in high  risk  groups , screening  tests for blood donors  and  mutually  faithful monogamous relationships.

 

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