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Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are infections that you can get from having sex with someone who has the infection. The causes of STDs are bacteria, parasites and viruses. There are more than 20 types of STDs, including

Most STDs affect both men and women, but in many cases the health problems they cause can be more severe for women. If a pregnant woman has an STD, it can cause serious health problems for the baby.

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  1. Sexually Transmitted Diseases (National Library of Medicine)  
    Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are infections that you can get from having sex with someone who has the infection. The causes of STDs are bacteria, parasites and viruses. There are more ...
  2. Sexually Transmitted Diseases Interactive Tutorial (Patient Education Institute)  
    Sexually Transmitted Diseases Introduction Sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs, are some of the most common infectious diseases in the ... can be diagnosed, treated, and prevented. Causes of STDs An infectious disease is a disease that can ...
  3. Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)  
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  5. ... death (in the case of HIV/AIDS). How STDs Spread One reason STDs spread is because people ... a person against STDs. Continue Preventing and Treating STDs As with many other diseases, prevention is key. ...
  6. FastStats: Sexually Transmitted Diseases/STD (National Center for Health Statistics)  
    ... this? Submit What's this? Submit Button NCHS Home Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Share Compartir Data are for the U.S. Morbidity ... Hepatitis National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention Get Email Updates To receive ...
  7. Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)  
    ... NICHD Research Information Clinical Trials Resources and Publications Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs): Overview Skip sharing on social media links ...
  8. How Can Men Reduce the Risk of Getting a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)? From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)  
    ... can men reduce the risk of getting a sexually transmitted disease (STD)? Skip sharing on social media links Share this: ... Men can take the following measures to avoid STDs: Know your partner's STD and health history Talk ...
  9. Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) Prevention (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... STDs) Share Compartir Prevention How You Can Prevent Sexually Transmitted Diseases This page includes information about STD prevention, testing, and resources. Get the Facts Arm ...
  10. Teen Talk: Commonly Asked Questions about Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) (Office of Public Health and Science, Office of Population Affairs) - PDF  
    ... only STD that can’t be cured. Fact:STDs caused by viruses—genital herpes, genital warts, and ... HIV. Males and females who are infected with STDs can spread the infection to their partners. If ...
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