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Can bacterial infections be cause stds?
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea and chlamydia can be caused by bacteria.
Others like hiv, hpv and herpes can be caused by a virus. Trichomoniasis is caused by a parasite.

In brief: Yes
Sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea and chlamydia can be caused by bacteria.
Others like hiv, hpv and herpes can be caused by a virus. Trichomoniasis is caused by a parasite.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Dr. Benjamin Whittam
Pediatrics - Urology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Stds or sexually transmitted diseases refer to a large number of different disease that are transmitted by sexual intercourse.
Some stds are caused by bacteria (gonorrhea) and others are caused by viruses (herpes, hiv). See your doctor to help determine if you have an std and what type of std you have.

In brief: Yes
Stds or sexually transmitted diseases refer to a large number of different disease that are transmitted by sexual intercourse.
Some stds are caused by bacteria (gonorrhea) and others are caused by viruses (herpes, hiv). See your doctor to help determine if you have an std and what type of std you have.
Dr. Benjamin Whittam
Dr. Benjamin Whittam
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