Posts tagged with ‘Sexually Transmitted Infections’


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  • Chlamydia


    Chlamydia (Chlamydia trachomatis) is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) that often has no symptoms.

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    Signs of Childhood Sexual Abuse

    Any sexual activity involving a child is sexual abuse and has long-term effects. Learn how to recognize signs of abuse…

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    Importance of Sexual Health

    Sexual health impacts your physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being. Getting educated and respecting yourself and others is key.

  • A picture of lips showing a cold sore caused by herpes


    Herpes is a group of viruses that cause painful blisters and sores. There is no cure, but medicines can treat…

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    Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

    HPV is a common sexually transmitted virus.

  • A couple holds hands while talking to a doctor holding a clipboard. Syphilis is a serious infection spread through sexual contact. It's important to seek treatment early if you notice syphilis symptoms.


    Syphilis is a serious infection passed from one person to another through sexual contact. It is caused by a bacteria…

  • A 3-D illustration of hepatitis B virus in blood vessel with red blood cells

    Hepatitis B

    Hepatitis B is a serious liver infection caused by a virus. It is usually spread from person to person through…

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    HPV Vaccine is for Boys, Too

    Girls—and boys—can both benefit from getting the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. The vaccine reduces chances of developing some cancers later…

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    Common Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

    Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are infections spread by sexual contact.

  • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

    Learn about sexually transmitted infections and how you can prevent them.