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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Adolescents

    STDs are among the most common infectious diseases in this country—the United States has the highest rates of STDs in the industrialized world.

  • What You Need to Know About STDs

    Your body usually tells you when you are in danger -- your heart races, you breathe hard, your palms sweat. But when it comes to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), you may not have any warning signs.

  • Safer Sex Guidelines for Adolescents

    The only safe sex is no sex, most health care providers say. But certain precautions and safe behaviors can minimize a person's risk of contracting a sexually transmitted disease.

  • Chlamydia Can Lead to Infertility

    A lot of us don't realize that chlamydia and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can cause no symptoms, meaning you could have an STD and not know it.

  • Answers to Questions About HPV

    Learning about HPV can help you avoid infection and seek treatment, if necessary.