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Venerology ist he branch of medicine that deals with sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). These are mainly transmitted through sexual contact, but also in other ways, such as blood transfusions and breastfeeding. It is very important STDs to be treated in time, as they can cause serious complications on our health. Some of this infections are Syphilis, HIV, Gonorrhea, Infections with Chlamydia, Candidosis, Herpes genitalis, condylomata acuminata (see under HPV infection).