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Sexually transmitted infections definitions


STDs are very common.

STDs can mostly be prevented by not having sex. If you do have sex, you can lower your risk by using condoms and being in a sexual relationship with a partner who does not have an STD.

STDs do not always cause symptoms, so it is possible to have an infection and not know it. If you are diagnosed with an STD, know that all can be treated with medicine and some can be cured entirely. There are dozens of STDs. Some STDs, such as syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia, are spread mainly by sexual contact.

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Recommendations for the Laboratory-Based Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae — Introducing Technology into Partner Services: A Toolkit for Programs. Basic or Detailed STD information in multiple languages, with printing options.

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