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Symptoms of Common STDs


Updated March 25, 2014

Sexually transmitted diseases have a diverse list of causes and, as such, they also have a very varied set of symptoms. This is only further complicated by the fact that so many of the diseases start out having no symptoms at all. This article will review the signs and symptoms of some common STDs. However, it is important to remember that the only person who can diagnose you with an STD is a health care professional. If you think you may have an STD, or know you are at risk of having one, it is important to go see a doctor. That's true whether you currently have STD symptoms or not.


Some common signs and symptoms of STDs, and the diseases they are most commonly associated with, are listed below.

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