What Sexual Transmitted Diseases Look Like

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Ask the Experts

Is Hep C sexually transmitted?

Is Hepatitis C sexually transmitted? I seem to be having trouble finding reliable information about this. Some health sites say yes, while others say it's rare. Which is correct?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Hepatitis C can be sexually transmitted; however it is uncommon.Studies of monogamous couples show that this occurs about 1 percent to 3 percent of the time. Recent studies of men who have sex with men suggest that the risk of HCV transmission... Read more »

Sexually Transmitted diseases caught by oral contact

I am thinking about having sex with a new partner. I am very aware of having safe sex and will use... Read more »
Articles
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

What Do the Symptoms of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Look Like?

The following are the some of the symptoms of syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, genital warts, scabies and herpes. Since symptoms can vary from person to person, and since these symptoms can resemble the symptoms of many other illnesses, you CANNOT... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Warts It All About? A Look at Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Writing about sex and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) is fascinating, frustrating and fun. It's fascinating because I get to read the results of research and studies about the sex lives of ordinary people. It's frustrating because year after... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Drug Users: A Potentially Important Bridge Population in the Transmission of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Including AIDS, in China

The authors conducted a cross-sectional study to examine risk characteristics among bridge and nonbridge drug users. The researchers defined those who shared needles and engaged in sex with both high-risk and low-risk partners as bridgers. The... Read more »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents The Basics Some Sexually Transmitted Diseases to Know About Protecting Yourself and Others The Bottom Line The Basics Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also called sexually transmittedinfections... Read more »