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agent that either kills or inhibits the growth of a microorganism. (web)

Antibiotics

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a class of medication used specifically for treating viral infections. (web) 

Antivirals

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One of the group of virsus that commonly cause genital warts.

Human Papilloma Virus

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Causes genital herpes, but it can cuase cold sores if contact is made with the mouth.

Herpes simplex 2

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A general term for any bacterial infection of a woman's pelvic organs. PID is usually caused by sexually tranmitted bacteria, especially those that cause chlamydia and gonorrhea.can be treated with antibiotics.

PID (pelvic inflammatory disease)

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HIV

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Having or showing no symptoms of an illness or disease. (web)

Asymptomatic

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A genus of bacteria. Commonly causing urethritis and pelvic inflammatory disease. Most common STD.

Chlamydia

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 illnesses that have a significant probability of transmission between humans by means of sexual behavior. (web)

STD

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A sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacterium Treponema palladium. If untreated, it can progress through three stages and cause death.

Syphilis

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Usually infects the upper half of the body and causes cold sores (fever blisters), but it can cause genital herpes if contact is made with the genital area.

Herpes simplex 1

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Warts that form in the genital area caused by the human papilloma viruses (HPV). These viruses also cause cervical cancer and penile cancer.

Genital warts

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A sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhea that commonly causes urethritis and pelvic inflammatory disease. It may not cause symptoms, especially in women.

Gonorrhea

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A sexually transmitted disease caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV) that is usually characterized by painful blisters on the genitals. It is usually cause by HSV-2 but can be caused by HSV-1.

Genital herpes