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The Link Between STDs and HIV
There is a link between sexually transmitted diseases and HIV. In fact, treating STDs can decrease HIV infection rates. Let's look at the link between HIV and STDs.

An STD Update
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are among the most common causes of illness in the world and have far reaching health, social and economic consequences.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Basic information about several of the most common sexually transmitted diseases.

Breastfeeding with Genital Herpes
Can a woman breastfeed if she suffers from genital herpes?

Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) and HIV Infection
Herpes simplex virus (HSV) is an AIDS-defining illness in people with HIV if lasting over a month or presenting in the lungs, bronchi or esophagus.

What are the signs of STD's?
Am I infected with a sexually transmitted disease? What are the signs of STD's?

Condoms...Preventing HIV and STD's
For those who have sexual intercourse, latex condoms are highly effective when used consistently and correctly. The (CDC) offers the following recommendations in this area.

Syphilis Signs and Symptoms
Syphilis is at epidemic proportions in many areas; transmitted from person to person sexually. Are HIV and Syphilis related or connected? What are syphilis signs and symptoms?

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the United States.

Genital Herpes
Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the herpes simplex viruses type 1 (HSV-1) and type 2 (HSV-2).

New Hope for Chlamydia Vaccine
Sexuality Guide Cory Silverberg talks about the search for a chlamydia vaccine.

What is genital herpes?
What is genital herpes and how to recognize them.

What are genital warts?
What are genital warts and how to recognize them.

What are genital warts?
What are genital warts and how to recognize them.

Chlamydia and HIV
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are among the most common causes of illness in the world. Chlamydia is one such sexually transmitted disease. Here is your guide for chlamydia and HIV.

What is genital herpes?
What is genital herpes and how to recognize them.

Trichomoniasis Signs and Symptoms
The fourth in our four-part series on sexually transmitted diseases, this feature talks about trichomoniasis and trichomoniasis signs and symptoms. Understanding the signs and symptoms of trichomoniasis allows for earlier diagnosis and treatment.

Gonorrhea Signs and Symptoms
One of the world's most common sexually transmitted diseases is gonorrhea. Ideally, safer sex precautions would be used to prevent gonorrhea but in the event of gonorrhea infection, knowing gonorrhea signs and symptoms is very important for treatment and prevention.

HIV and Cervical Cancer
While cervical cancer can develop in both HIV-infected and non-infected women, the incidence among women with HIV can be as high as seven times greater.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and their Symptoms
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are among the most common causes of illness in the world. In some populations, one sexually transmitted disease, syphilis is at epidemic proportions. What's worse is that sexually transmitted diseases increase the risk of HIV. The following talks about the four most common sexually transmitted diseases;...

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