There are many facts about STD’s that the general public is unaware of. Here is a list of the top 5 surprising STD facts that many people are unfamiliar with.
5.) Most STD’ss can be treated with antibiotics
Many people are unaware that it can be really easy to treat most STD’s. It is vital to follow your doctor’s direction and be sure to use all of your medicine.
4.) Yeast infections that don’t go away can be a sign of HIV/AIDS
Women need to be aware of this HIV/AIDS symptom. It is very simple to get tested for HIV. If you suspect that this symptom applies to you, please check out our STD testing clinic locator.
3.) You can be born with HIV/AIDS
A mother with HIV can give it to her baby in the womb, during birth, or while breastfeeding. Raised awareness has helped greatly reduce these cases in developing countries.
2.) Untreated syphilis can be a death sentence
Syphilis can cause heart disease, brain damage, blindness, and death. The STD is treatable.
1.) Some people with herpes have NO symptoms
Even without symptoms, the disease can be spread. Herpes is spreading at an alarming rate.
Hopefully this was a lesson to most of you. Please feel free to share your own STD facts.