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STD Symptoms Gallery - STD Pictures

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Updated July 06, 2010

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Many STDs have no symptoms; therefore, the only way to be certain whether or not you have an STD is to visit your doctor for appropriate testing.

Still, it is normal for people to question whether the lumps, bumps, and sores that appear on their body could be STD symptoms. These STD pictures are intended to help people satisfy their curiosity but they are not a substitute for a doctor's visit. STD symptoms are often non-specific -- even if you think you recognize what you do or don't have, it's quite easy to be wrong.

Only a doctor can diagnose you with an STD, and that usually requires testing. Although some STDs can be diagnosed just by looking at STD symptoms, those cases are the exception, not the rule.

Images 1-12 of 14
  1. Cold Sore - Oral Herpes
  2. Genital Herpes
  3. Genital Warts
  4. Urethritis - Abnormal Penis Discharge & Swelling
  5. Cervicitis
  6. Primary Syphilis Chancre
  7. Pubic Lice
  8. Scabies Rash
  9. Molloscum Contagiosum
  10. Early Chancroid Symptoms
  11. Late Chancroid Symptoms
  12. Trachoma - Blindness From Chlamydia
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