STDs are dangerous diseases.
What are STDs？
STDs are diseases transmitted through sexual activity. They include genital herpes, gonorrhea, syphilis, chlamydia, and HIV. They can be transmitted not only through sexual intercourse, but also through blood.
How are STDs spread？
STDs are spread from a source of infection to an infected person. If the source of infection has an STD, the infection can spread through unprotected sex, blood contact with an infected person, shared syringes, needles, etc.
How can you prevent infection through sexual activity？
Practice safe sexual behavior. Condom use is the most effective method. It is also important to get tested regularly for HIV and sexually transmitted infections.
What are the symptoms of sexually transmitted infections？
A sexually transmitted infection can cause symptoms such as abnormal discharge, itching, fever, rash, and uncomfortable urination. However, there may be no symptoms, so regular testing is important.
How can sexually transmitted diseases be prevented？
To prevent sexually transmitted diseases, choose a reliable partner and practice safe sexual behavior. It is also important to get tested regularly, as many sexually transmitted infections are treatable if detected early.
Don’t let the pressure of sexual activity get to you！
Don’t let other people’s pressures or fads keep you from deciding whether or not to be sexually active. There is no need to force yourself to be sexually active.
Remember that there are people you can talk to！
If you have questions or concerns about STDs, talk to a trusted adult or health care professional. Talking to someone can give you peace of mind.
Sexually transmitted diseases are a serious problem, and it is important to know and act to prevent infection. To protect your own and your partner’s health, practice safe sexual behavior and get in the habit of getting tested regularly. And take care of yourself by becoming more knowledgeable about sex.