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Molluscum Contagiosum

Molluscum Contagiosum is an infection that causes small bumps on your skin. It goes away by itself and usually isn’t dangerous.

Scabies

Scabies are tiny parasites that cause itching. Passed through skin-to-skin contact, usually during sex. Can be cured.

Trichomoniasis

“Trich” is a major cause of vaginitis. It’s very common and easily treated.

Syphilis

Syphilis is a common bacterial infection. It’s easily cured with medicine, but it can be dangerous if you don’t treat it.

Pubic Lice

Pubic Lice, also known as "crabs" are small parasites that attach to the skin and hair near your genitals. Easy to get rid of with treatment you can get at the drugstore.

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

HPV is a super common STD. HPV is usually harmless and goes away by itself, but some types can lead to cancer.

HIV and AIDS

HIV is an infection that breaks down your immune system and can lead to AIDS. There’s no cure, but treatment can help you stay healthy.

Herpes

A common STD that infects your mouth and/or genitals. Causes blistery sores. There’s no cure, but symptoms are treatable.

Hepatitis B

Fact sheet on hepatitis B: A virus that can cause liver disease, which is spread through sex or sharing personal hygiene items like razors or toothbrushes.

Gonorrhea

Fact sheet on gonorrhea: A common STD caused by a bacterial infection. Often doesn’t have symptoms, but easy to treat once it’s diagnosed.

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