STDs: What You Need to Know

Text: Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are infections that can be spread through sexual contact.

STDs Can Affect Anyone

Text: STDs can affect people of all ages, genders, and sexual orientations.

STDs Can Cause Serious Health Problems

Text: Some STDs can cause serious health problems, including infertility, cancer, and even death.

There Are Many Ways to Protect Yourself from STDs

You can protect yourself from STDs by using condoms and other barrier methods, getting vaccinated against HPV, and having regular STI testing.

If You Think You Have an STD, Get Tested

If you think you have an STD, it is important to get tested right away. Early diagnosis and treatment can help prevent serious health problems.

STDs Are Treatable

Many STDs are treatable with antibiotics or other medications.

STDs Can Affect Your Relationships

STDs can have a negative impact on your relationships, both physical and emotional.

Talk to Your Partner About STDs

It is important to talk to your partner about STDs before having sex. This will help you both make informed decisions about your sexual health.

Get Educated About STDs

The more you know about STDs, the better equipped you will be to protect yourself and your partners.

STDs Are Not a Shame

If you have an STD, it is important to remember that you are not alone. Millions of people are affected by STDs each year.