Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

Sexually Transmitted Diseases are diseases, or STDs, are primarily transmitted through sexual contact with an infected person. These diseases are typically transmitted through vaginal, anal, and oral sex. Most STDs are only transmitted through sexual contact; however, there are a few that can be transmitted other ways.


Symptoms may vary among different STDs, but the most commons symptoms are: unusual sores or lumps, irritation and itching on or around genitals, pain or discomfort while urinating, and/or unusual discharge from genitals.


Listed to the left of this screen is the most common STDs. Click on each for more information.  Some STDs can be asymptomatic. If you suspect that you have an STD, it is important to get tested.

Most Common STDs