Chancroid is a type of sexually transmitted bacterial infection causing painful sores on the genitals. It is a rare type of infection affecting men and women who are sexually active equally.
Lymphogranuloma venereum or LGV is a rare type of sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria. This infectious disease is restricted to tropical areas of the world initially but outbreaks are reported now in the USA, the Europe and the UK. Men who have sex with men are largely infected with this type of bacteria. Unlike other infectious bacteria that causes sexually transmitted infection that affects only the superficial layers, this bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis infects the lymphatic system.
Infection on the breast can occur due to bacteria or fungus. It infects the tissue of the breast causing swelling and abscess. Breast infection can develop commonly in breastfeeding mothers. It is known as mastitis or breast abscess in medical terms. This type of infection occurs commonly during the first 3 months of lactation period. But some women may develop this infection even when they are not breastfeeding.
Babesiosis is a parasitic infection that affects the red blood cells. Babesia are group of parasites that infect the animals often and more commonly it attacks the white mice. But rarely the same species of parasites may infect the humans also. A person can get transmitted with the parasites through the bite of blacklegged ticks. Babesiosis is also called as piroplasm.
Tapeworm is often found in the intestine of animals and humans can get tapeworm infection by ingesting food that contains the tapeworm. Eating contaminated food and raw meat of infected animals is the main cause of getting this infection. Tapeworm can be ingested in the form of eggs or larvae and they are capable of causing invasive infection affecting tissues and organs and intestinal infections affecting your intestine.