S.T.D. (Genital Herpes)

Genital Herpes – Herpes is a common sexually transmitted disease (STD) that any sexually active person can get. Most people with the virus don’t have symptoms. It is important to know that even without signs of the disease, it can still spread to sexual partners. What is genital herpes? Genital herpes is an STD caused…

S.T.D. (Gonorrhea)

What is gonorrhea?Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by a bacterium. Gonorrhea can grow easily in the warm, moist areas of the reproductive tract, including the cervix (opening to the womb), uterus (womb), and fallopian tubes (egg canals) in women, and in the urethra (urine canal) in women and men. The bacterium can…

S.T.D. (Trichomoniasis)

So many teens have not been educated on the different types of S.T.D’s that are spread on a daily basis and have become more common in today’s generation due to the lack of education and open communication between the teens and their parents. What is trichomoniasis?Trichomoniasis (or “trich”) is a very common sexually transmitted disease…

S.T.D. Hotline Information

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES CDC National AIDS Hotline TTY for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Categories: HIV/AIDS Information P: 800-243-7889 CDC National STD Hotline Categories: Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Information P: 800-227-8922 CDC National STD Hotline TTY for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Categories: Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Information P: 800-243-7889 Emergency Contraception Hotline…

S.T.D. (Chlamydia)

Chlamydia What is chlamydia? Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by a bacterium. Chlamydia can infect both men and women and can cause serious, permanent damage to a woman’s reproductive organs. How common is chlamydia? Chlamydia is the most frequently reported bacterial sexually transmitted infection in the United States. In 2011, 1,412,791…

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

Genital HPV Infection What is genital HPV infection? HPV is the most common sexual transmitted disease in the United States. Genital human papillomavirus (also called HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI). There are more than 40 types of HPV that can infect the genital areas of males and females. These HPV types…

HIV/AIDS

To me AIDS/HIV is the MOST dangerous S.T.D. besides the fact there is no cure, just look at the toll it takes on an individual’s body and health. Think about this scenario for a moment, say you meet a male/female and a year or so before you meet them they contracted the HIV virus from someone….

Just Say No to S.T.D.’s

I will be posting information on different types of Sexual Transmitted Diseases (STD’s) so that you are aware of the risk you have for catching these diseases, symptoms so you know if you may possibly have one of these diseases and ways to prevent you from catching these diseases. In the times we live in…