STDs: What You Need to Know
Text: Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are infections that can be spread through sexual contact.
STDs Can Affect Anyone
STDs can affect people of all ages, genders, and sexual orientations.
STDs Can Cause Serious Health Problems
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.