STDs

An STD, or a sexually transmitted disease, is an infection that is caused by viruses or bacteria that is spread through sexual contact. Their severity varies depending on the disease and the individual.

The most common types of STDs are HPV (human papillomavirus infection), genital herpes, chlamydia, gonorrhea, HIV/AIDS, and syphilis.

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Doctor Make an appointment with a gynecologist or urologist

Clock Bacterial STDs are curable with antibiotics

How many people 65,000,000 people affected by STDs

Contagious Most commonly occur in those aged 15-24

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How Long Does Sperm Live Outside the Body?

How Long Can Sperm Live?

The survival of sperm cells inside a woman’s body usually depends on how fast and how far they can swim. For several days, the sperm cells can live if they are able to make it to the cervix. Read on and find out how long sperm can survive inside and outside of the body.

Chlamydia in Men

Chlamydia in Men

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis and is a serious concern when not treated. It can infect and affect both women and men. Learn about the disease's symptoms in men and possible complications if left untreated.

Syphilis: How Does It Affect Men and Women?

Syphilis: How Does It Affect Men and Women?

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease that affects both men and women. There is not much difference in men and women as far as symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments are concerned. Continue reading this article to know more!

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The Facts About Chlamydia

Causes

The Facts About Chlamydia

Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. More common in sexually active men and women below the age of 25, it is three times more than prevalent than gonorrhea. Here is what you need to know.

Chlamydia in Men

Causes

Chlamydia in Men

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis and is a serious concern when not treated. It can infect and affect both women and men. Learn about the disease's symptoms in men and possible complications if left untreated.

What Are the Causes and Symptoms of Gonorrhea?

Causes

What Are the Causes and Symptoms of Gonorrhea?

Gonorrhea is a bacterial disease that is often transmitted through sexual contact with an infected person. Learn the signs, symptoms, and treatments for this disease in this article.

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The Facts About Chlamydia

Treatment

The Facts About Chlamydia

Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. More common in sexually active men and women below the age of 25, it is three times more than prevalent than gonorrhea. Here is what you need to know.

Chlamydia in Men

Treatment

Chlamydia in Men

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis and is a serious concern when not treated. It can infect and affect both women and men. Learn about the disease's symptoms in men and possible complications if left untreated.

Is Syphilis Curable

Treatment

Is Syphilis Curable?

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease and takes second place among the most dangerous STDs after HIV. The disease can also be transmitted from an infected pregnant mother to her child. Continue reading this article to know more about the symptoms, stages, and treatments for syphilis.