std's + sti's

You don’t need your parent’s permission to get tested for sexually transmitted diseases (STIs) and HIV, or to agree to treatment for either.

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types of std's and sti's

Herpes

/ˈhərpēz/

You may or may not see sores. Only your doc can tell you if you have it or not.

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Chlamydia

/kləˈmidēə/

Very treatable when you and your doc catch it fast.

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Hepatitis B

/ˌhepəˈtīdəs/

Reduce your risks with a shot and the use of condoms.

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Syphilis

/ˈsif(ə)ləs/

Also known as “the great pretender.” It can mask itself to look like many other diseases.

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Gonorrhea

/ˌɡänəˈrēə/

One of the most common STI’s in teens. Can be easily treated by your doctor.

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HIV / Aids

human immunodeficiency virus /ādz/

This virus interferes with your body’s ability to fight infections. 1.2 million people in the U.S. alone fight this disease.

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HPV

human papillomavirus

The common cold of the STI world, although not any less dangerous than the others.

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Trichmoniasis

/ˌtrikəməˈnīəsəs/

Just call this one “trich” for short.

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