Last Updated on February 21, 2021 by Jenelle Marie Pierce, CSE, Executive Director
If you’re curious about what STDs really are, why some websites talk about STIs and others talk about STIs, how someone can get STDs, etc., this compilation post will help guide you to all of the basic information you need to wrap your head around sexually transmitted infections and diseases.
As a compilation post, this page gets updated with all of the relevant information from The STI Project as it’s written.
So, check back often because we’ll continue to add links associated with learning about STDs from scratch.
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- What is an STI – STD?
- How Do You Get an STI?
- STD vs. STI – Why Some People Say STD and Others Say STI
- List of STDs
- Brief STD Overviews
Types of STDs
There are three different categories of STIs – some are curable, some are long-term, and some are forever, but all of them are manageable. And three different types of pathogens can cause STIs – viral, bacterial, and parasitic.
Good To Know
The more you know about STIs, how they are transmitted, how they are tested, and how they are treated, the better prepared you will be when making decisions about partnered sexual activities.
- STD Statistics
- The 1st Time I Heard About STIs
- STD Symptoms and Facts
- A Forum Where You Can Ask Questions
- External References
- Why you might have had an STD and didn’t know it…
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