What You Need to Know About STDs Now

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  • 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?
  • African-Americans and the STD Epidemic
  • Most STDs Show No Symptoms
  • STDs Are Not Always Linked to Promiscuity

You Need to Get Tested and Treated. Seriously.

Having undiagnosed and untreated STDs can cause a range of health issues such as pelvic inflammatory disease, infections, scarring and infertility in women. Not to mention, you can continue to unknowingly infect other people. Your best bet: Get tested regularly and if you test positive make sure you and your partner(s) get treated. 

 

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