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What is std? I don't understand.

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In brief: Sexually transmitted

An std is an infection transmitted by sexual contact, including vaginal, oral or anal intercourse.
There are many std's, including viruses, bacteria, and even some parasites.

In brief: Sexually transmitted

An std is an infection transmitted by sexual contact, including vaginal, oral or anal intercourse.
There are many std's, including viruses, bacteria, and even some parasites.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In brief: Infections that are

Spread through sexual contact.
Examples: chancroid, lymphogranuloma venereum, mycoplasma genitalium, trichomoniasis, crabs/pubic lice, scabies, herpes, human papilloma virus (hpv), hepatis b, hepatitis c, hiv/aids, chlamydia, gonorrhea ; syphilis.

In brief: Infections that are

Spread through sexual contact.
Examples: chancroid, lymphogranuloma venereum, mycoplasma genitalium, trichomoniasis, crabs/pubic lice, scabies, herpes, human papilloma virus (hpv), hepatis b, hepatitis c, hiv/aids, chlamydia, gonorrhea ; syphilis.
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