What You Need to Know About STDs Now

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  • African-Americans and the STD Epidemic
  • Most STDs Show No Symptoms
  • STDs Are Not Always Linked to Promiscuity
  • Condoms Don’t Protect You From All STDs
  • Not All STDs Are Curable
  • You Need to Get Tested and Treated, Seriously
  • Untreated STDs Make You Vulnerable to HIV Infection
  • Unprotected Oral Sex Is Risky, Too
  • You Can Have More Than One STD in a Lifetime
  • Are You STD Savvy?

STDs Are Not Always Linked to Promiscuity

Yes, reducing the number of partners you have can reduce your risk of contracting STDs. But STDs don’t just happen to people who have a lot of partners. You can get an STD from a long-term boyfriend or girlfriend who may be infected and not even know.


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