STD FACT: A person may have an STD
without knowing it. Using condoms does not mean you will not get an
STD. Abstinence (not engaging in any sexual activity) is the only
way to avoid the risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases.
Common sexually transmitted diseases and infections
Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)
Genital Warts (HPV)
* Bumps, sores, or warts near the mouth, anus, penis, or vagina.
* Swelling or redness near the penis or vagina.
* Skin rash.
* Painful urination.
* Weight loss, loose stools, night sweats.
* Aches, pains, fever, and chills.
* Yellowing of the skin (jaundice).
* Discharge from the penis or vagina. (This discharge may or may not have an odor.)
* Bleeding from the vagina other than during a monthly period.
* Painful sex.
* Severe itching near the penis or vagina.
ALL STDs DO NOT HAVE PHYSICAL SYMPTOMS LIKE THESE and NOT ALL OF THEM CAN BE AVOIDED SIMPLY BY USING A CONDOM. In fact, using condoms simply decreases the risk of contracting certain STD's. The only way to know whether or not you have been infected with a sexually transmitted disease is by STD testing. Schedule your test now and get fast results.