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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are sicknesses that you can get from having sex with someone who has the same sickness.  

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Practicing Safe Sex

July 7, 2014

To protect your health, practice safe sex.

Unless you are trying to become pregnant, everyone should practice safe sex so they don’t get sick.

Because sex is so intimate, many illnesses can be passed along during sex, like:

Last updated on Tue, 07/01/2014 - 11:45

Understanding HIV and AIDS

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Understanding HIV and AIDS

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HIV and AIDS are very serious and deadly diseases.

HIV and AIDS affect your immune system – that is the part of your body that keeps you from getting sick.

  • If you have HIV or AIDS, you can get other illnesses and infections more easily than most people, and you can have a harder time getting better.

There is no cure for HIV or AIDS.

Last updated on Thu, 06/17/2010 - 17:29

Understanding Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Thu, 02/01/2007
Thu, 02/01/2007
Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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A sexually transmitted disease is an illness that you can catch by having sex.

Sexually transmitted diseases are often called STDs.

You can catch these diseases by having sex with a person who has an STD.

There are many different types of STDs that have different signs and symptoms, but all STDs are passed from person to person during sex.

Last updated on Mon, 06/14/2010 - 09:31