Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control) STD infections are at an unprecedented high and 15 to 24 year olds account for half of all new infections. The WHO (World Health Organization) estimates there are 1 million SDI (Sexually Transmitted Infections) a day worldwide and 357 million infections a year worldwide.


STD written on PaperSTD LIST

Spread through unprotected sexual contact, sexually transmitted infections and diseases can often be prevented through "safe sex" measures. To practice safe sex, you should use protective contraception methods, such as latex condoms, and schedule regular gynecological exams.


Woman with STDIf you're sexually active, it's important to understand the symptoms of STDs and STIs. Also known as "sexually transmitted infections", these medical conditions may be dangerous if left untreated. They don't only affect your current physical health, but can also hinder your future fertility and sexual virility. 


Doctor with TreatmentsIn today's modern world, there are treatments available for all sexually transmitted infections and diseases. In most cases, a course of medication and proper self-care will resolve many STIs. Even if a cure isn't possible, treatment options exist to lessen the patient's symptoms and improve their quality of life. 


Woman working in LabLOCAL STD TESTING

This is a complete and thorough process made easy. All you have to do is order the test online, find a participating lab (over 4,500 in USA) in your area and you do that by using your Zip Code, visit the test center and see the results in 2 days or so. Treatments are available for most STD's. They will help you through the entire process. The sooner you get tested the faster you can get treated.


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Lab Technician with VirusABOUT STD's

STD is short for Sexually Transmitted Diseases which are infections transmitted during sexual contact usually through Vaginal, Oral and Anal sex. These STI (sexually transmitted infections) do not discriminate and can infect anyone who has unprotected sex. Having multiple sex partners without protection can lead to infection.


Doctor and NurseHere are 10 common Sexually Transmitted Diseases you should know about. Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Genital Herpes, Oral Herpes, HIV 1, HIV 2 and Syphilis. If you think you have one of these diseases it might only take a simple test to find out. Check out the STD list to learn more.

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Last Updated: October 2, 2017