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STDs Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Who gets STDs STDs are most common among teens and young adults. Health problems from STDs are more severe and more.

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1 STDs Sexually Transmitted Diseases

2 Who gets STDs STDs are most common among teens and young adults. Health problems from STDs are more severe and more frequent for females then males.

3 Who should worry about STDs? Anyone who has: Unprotected sex Many sex partners Gets high or drunk before sex

4 Causes of STDs Bacteria Virus Parasites Fungus

5 Bacterial STDs Chlamydia Gonorrhea Syphilis Bacterial Vaginosis Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) Nongonococcal Urethritis

6 Viral STDs HIV/AIDS Herpes Genital Warts (HPV) Hepatitis B

7 Parasitic STDs Trichomoniasis Pubic Lice Scabies

8 STDs Caused by Fungus Yeast Infection (Candidiasis)

9 Transmission of HIV and STDs Passed from an infected person to a partner through sexual activity. Sexual intercourse Oral sex SKIN TO SKIN CONTACT Herpes Syphillis Pubic Lice Scabies

10 STD Symptoms Many STDs have no symptoms. For those who have symptoms, they may include: Genital discharge Abdominal pain Painful urination Skin changes Itching around the genitals

11 STDs Testing See clinic or doctor Be specific All partners

12 STDs Treatment Medication is different for different STDs Bacterial Viral Parasitic Fungal Take full course of treatment


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