Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) or Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) are infections spread through sexual contact. Millions of new infections occur every year in the United States. STD’s (Sexually Transmitted Diseases) are very common. STD’s don’t always cause symptoms or may only cause mild symptoms. It is possible for you to have an infection and not know it.
If you are having sex, get tested! Getting tested, knowing your treatment options, and learning ways to prevent STD’s will help keep you (and your partners) healthy.