- Reproductive system disease
A reproductive system disease is any
diseasethat impairs the ability to reproduce. Such diseases may arise from genetic or congenital abnormalities, such as hermaphroditism, from functional problems such as impotenceor infertilityor reproductive tract infections, such as sexually transmitted diseases.
Reproductive tract infection (RTI) are
infectionsthat affect the reproductive tract, which is part of the Reproductive System. For females, reproductive tract infections can be in either the upper reproductive tract ( fallopian tubes, ovaryand uterus), and the lower reproductive tract ( vagina, cervixand vulva); for males these infections are at the penis, testicles, urethraor the sperm tube. The three types of reproductive tract infections are endogenous infections, latrogenic infectionsand the more commonly known sexually transmitted infections. Each has its own specific causes and symptoms, either caused by a bacterium, virus, unsterilized medical tools or sexually. Some of these are easily treatable and can be cured, while others are more difficult.
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