STD Symptoms Knowledge Base
Welcome to STD-Symptoms.org, a resource on STDs. Our website should only be used as a resource for anyone seeking information about STDs (sexually transmitted diseases). Always see a doctor for final diagnosis.
Our website covers information about the symptoms and living with different sexually transmitted diseases.
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Dating With An STD
For most positive singles, it is quite scary to learn that they have a STD. it is actually traumatizing to think about dating with an STD. Most people think about what people will say and how they will react once they explain their status. It becomes an issue when they have to talk about their status with a new partner and this has kept many people away from dating. When someone is first diagnosed, they have to deal with different emotions including sadness, anger, insecurity, and fear.
Herpes Simplex Virus – HSV Symptoms
Genital Herpes Symptoms
It is important to understand genital herpes symptoms in men and women. Genital herpes is among the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the United States. It results from the herpes simplex virus (HSV). Normally, genital herpes is caused by herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV2). However, there are cases of genital herpes infection caused by herpes simplex type1 (HSV1) which is normally behind oral herpes. This means that the infection can be transmitted from a person with oral herpes.
HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
What are signs and symptoms of HPV? Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is currently the most widespread STI in the world. According to CDC, almost every sexually active individual who is not vaccinated will have HPV at some point in their lives. Almost 80% of the American population is, infected with HPV. There are 14 million new infections every year.
What are signs and symptoms of HPV?
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is currently the most widespread STI in the world. According to CDC, almost every sexually active individual who is not vaccinated will have HPV at some point in their lives. Almost 80% of the American population is, infected with HPV. There are 14 million new infections every year. For most people, the infection goes away on its own. There are cases where HPV becomes a serious risk factor for some cancer types.
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) Symptoms
HIV symptoms are quite tricky because they will not show right away after the initial infection. In fact, it might take 10 years before an infected person feels sick. It is possible for people to feel healthy for a long period after infection. HIV can take a long time before showing any symptoms and can take even longer if the infected person is taking HIV medicines. This long period is the main reason why it is important to get a HIV test regularly, especially for sexually active individuals. The same case applies to people who inject drugs using shared needles.
Hepatitis Symptoms and Prevention
Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition that affects the liver. This condition is a result of a viral infection though there are other elements that are known to cause hepatitis. These other elements include autoimmune hepatitis which occurs as a result of antibodies that fight liver tissues. Other elements include medication, alcohol, toxins and drugs.