Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

STDs are infections that spread during sex. Genital chlamydia is the most frequently reported bacterial sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the United States today. When diagnosed, chlamydia is easily treated and cured. READ MORE ABOUT CHLAMYDIA

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

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Genital Herpes

Genital herpes is a contagious infection caused by the herpes simplex virus. Although it is incurable, genital herpes responds well to treatment. READ MORE

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Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea is a curable sexually transmitted infection (STI), second only to chlamydia as the most frequently reported STI in the United States. Gonorrhea is caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae, also called gonococcus. READ MORE

HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). AIDS is a disease in which there is a severe loss of the body's immune system. The immune system is our body's natural defense and allows us to fight off viruses, bacteria and other disease-causing infections. READ MORE

HPV

Human Papillomavirus, HPV

If the three letters H-P-V make you recoil, they shouldn't. Chances are, you have been infected by one or more types of the human papillomavirus (HPV) and didn't even realize it. In fact, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), most people will become infected by at least one type of HPV at some point in their lives. The CDC reports that 79 million people are currently infected with HPV. READ MORE

Trichomoniasis

Trichomoniasis

Trichomoniasis is the most common curable sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the United States. Infected women may experience a frothy, yellow-green vaginal discharge with a strong odor, discomfort during intercourse and urination, or itching in the genital area. READ MORE

6 STIs You Need to Know About

6 STIs You Need to Know About

1 in 5 people in the United States has a sexually transmitted infection (STI). Here are 6 STIs you should know about.

Ask the Expert: HIV and Aging

Ask the Expert: HIV and Aging

Watch as Jessica Zajesky, RN and Ashley Smith, a peer educator and advocate discuss important topics related to HIV, aging, stigma, treatment and other aspects of HIV

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