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.
Make an appointment with a gynecologist or urologist
Bacterial STDs are curable with antibiotics
65,000,000 people affected by STDs
Most commonly occur in those aged 15-24
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