Sexually transmitted diseases are bacterial or viral infections that can be transmitted through the sharing of body fluids during sexual contact including oral sex. STDs are contagious yet can sometimes cause no symptoms leading people to wrongly believe they are safe and free of disease.
There are many diseases that can be sexually transmitted. Here is a partial list:
Chances are you may not have heard of some of these sexually transmitted infections. Most physicians are trained to recognize the signs and symptoms of these infections but many require laboratory testing to make the diagnosis. Sexually transmitted diseases often occur together and so the presence of one STD suggests the presence of another STD.
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