STDs also called sexually transmitted infections, or STIs. These infections are spread from person to person during sexual intercourse. The organisms that cause STDs may pass from person to person through blood, semen, or vaginal and other bodily fluids.
The most common STDs include, Chlamydia, Genital Herpes, Genital Warts, Gonorrhea, Hepatitis B (HBV), HIV and AIDS, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID), Pubic Lice (Crabs), Syphilis, Trichomoniasis.
Contact Diseases are caused by microorganisms that are spread by one individual to another by direct contact or indirect contact with contaminated objects.
Commonly known contact diseases like viz., Conjunctivitis (Pink-eye), Creutzfeldt-Jacob (CJD), Ebola Virus Disease, Erythema Infectiosum (Fifth disease), Impetigo, Pediculosis (Head lice), Polio, Roseola, Rubella (German measles), Scabies, Tetanus, Vesicular stomatitis (Hand, foot, mouth disease)
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