venereal disease

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pertaining to, related to, or transmitted by sexual contact.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ve·ne·re·al dis·ease

cypridophobia, venereophobia.
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venereal disease

n. Abbr. VD
A sexually transmitted disease.
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venereal disease

A largely retired term for sexually transmitted infection(s).
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venereal disease

 Sexually transmitted disease, see there.
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sex·u·al·ly trans·mit·ted dis·ease

(STD) (sek'shū-ă-lē tranz-mit'ĕd di-zēz')
Any contagious disease acquired through sexual contact (e.g., syphilis, gonorrhea, chancroid, genital warts, AIDS).
Synonym(s): sexually transmitted infection, venereal disease.
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venereal disease

any contagious disease transmitted usually during sexual intercourse, such as GONORRHOEA or SYPHILIS.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Venereal disease

Another term for sexually transmitted disease.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

sex·u·al·ly trans·mit·ted dis·ease

(STD) (sek'shū-ă-lē tranz-mit'ĕd di-zēz')
Contagious disease acquired during sexual contact (e.g., syphilis, gonorrhea, chancroid).
Synonym(s): venereal disease, sexually transmitted infection.
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Patient discussion about venereal disease

Q. SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES how many types are there?

A. Gonorrhea, syphillis, Hepatitis B, Human Papilloma Virus, HIV, urethritis..
The rest of the list, I think lixurion had already shared you the link, just read on that link..

Q. Is hepatitis a sexually transmitted disease? I mean hepatitis B and C mainly…

A. yes, hepatitis B is an STD, while hepatitis C is less likely caused by sexual transmitted disease.
hepatitis C usually transmitted through drugs usage and blood transfusion

Q. Are cold sores contagious? My boyfriend has cold sores on his mouth. Can I catch it from him? If so, how can I prevent catching it?

A. Cold sores contain the HSV-1 virus, which is the herpes simplex virus . While your boyfriend has cold sores, he should wash his hands often, especially after touching his face. He shouldn't share cups and eating utensils with others since he is very contagious. You should not kiss him or touch the cold sores either, in order not to be infected.

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Thus, the Liverpool Lock Hospital remained the only one of its kind in the city where both men and women with venereal disease were admitted freely, except for "foreign sailors from foreign vessels".
Other actions provided for by Part 1 of the Article 115 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic (Article 121 of the Criminal Code and respective Articles of the Criminal Codes of other Union Republics) may be expressed in violation by the sick person with a venereal disease of hygienic rules of behaviour in the family, in everyday life, at work and so on, which the ill person knowingly puts other persons in danger of contamination with a venereal disease.
In our study working ladies were 45 and out of these only 2 (4.4%) patients with positive report of Venereal Disease Research Laboratory( VDRL) test.
But the situation changed dramatically after the liberation of Paris in the last days of August 1944, when there was "a rapid rise in the venereal disease rate that did not level off until the rate had doubled" (246).
Meany, the wife had recovered a judgment from the trial court against the husband for the negligent infliction of a venereal disease. The appellate court reversed, stating that the husband did not have actual or constructive knowledge that he was carrying the disease.(19)
Early symptoms of venereal disease in women, unlike those in men, are internal and more difficult to detect and women do not often seek early treatment before the disease can cause illness, sterility, or perhaps even death.
sexual knowledge indicates that American adults remain remarkably ignorant about contraception, venereal disease and what generally goes on behind the nation's bedroom doors.
Medical counsellors were to encourage the voluntary exchange of official health certificates and to co-operate with family doctors in the "strengthening of the consciousness of responsibility for healthy progeny." Here as in the West, tuberculosis and venereal disease were considered especially dangerous for the health of marriages.
White House spokesman Mike McCurry said: "There is no evidence he ever had a venereal disease."
In fact, this unnatural lifestyle is associated with lethal medical consequences: venereal disease (AIDS for which treatment merely delays the inevitable), malignancy (e.g.
Syphilis caused 16 deaths that year and 111 people were diagnosed with a wide variety of venereal disease.