Sexually Transmitted Diseases: A Practical Guide, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention, 2d ed.
Sexually transmitted diseases Sexually transmitted diseases
Infections that are acquired and transmitted by sexual contact. Although virtually any infection may be transmitted during intimate contact, the term sexually transmitted disease is restricted to conditions that are largely ; a practical guide, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, 2d ed.
Ed. by Robert J. Banis.
Science & Humanities Press
To educate the public about sexually-transmitted diseases, Banis (PhD) has compiled information from government and other sources. In this updated edition (the first was published in 1997), he discusses and answers questions about transmission, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of common STDs including HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome , genital herpes Genital Herpes Definition
Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease caused by a herpes virus. The disease is characterized by the formation of fluid-filled, painful blisters in the genital area. , and chlamydia chlamydia (kləmĭd`ēə), genus of microorganisms that cause a variety of diseases in humans and other animals. Psittacosis, or parrot fever, caused by the species Chlamydia psittaci, . The second edition is very much expanded with more than 70 figures and photographs (the photos alone should deter readers from risky sex). Information derived from the public domain may be reproduced for nonprofit educational purposes. Not indexed.
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