Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) are any disease or infection that can be exchanged through intimate contact with another person. Their symptoms and consequences are sometimes similar and sometimes different. But in all cases, early detection and treatment is key to your health as well as the health of your partner. These pages provide details on some of the more common STDs out there today.

You can't be safe if you aren't smart about having sex. Click on a topic to the right to begin educating yourself about the often misunderstood world of STDs. And, to learn more about how to stay STD-free, visit the prevention page.