This list is made up of independent sexual assault service providers, including National Sexual Assault Hotline affiliate organizations and other local providers.Staff at these programs are dedicated to helping survivors in your area.There is a difference between being HIV positive and having AIDS.
Examples of STDs include gonorrhea, syphilis, HIV, herpes, chlamydia, and hepatitis.
If you believe you may be infected with an STD, you need to get tested immediately. Some STDs do not show symptoms, so the only way to confirm that you are infected is to get tested.
Getting tested annually and being aware of you and your partner's sexual health can help you know if you are STD-positive.
Getting treatment for any STDs you may contract helps you become STD- free. Yes, it is possible to get an STD even if you are not sexually active.
STDs like oral herpes and HPV can be transmitted through kissing or oral sex. Cold sores are a symptom of Herpes Simplex Virus-1 (Herpes 1).
Abstaining from all kinds of sexual activity and intravenous drug use are the only ways to completely avoid contracting an STD. Latex or polyurethane condoms help prevent transmission of most STDs but even condoms are not 100% guaranteed to prevent all infections. They are easily transmitted through kissing or oral sex. Though some STDs like Herpes-1 can be transmitted through mouth-to-mouth contact, most STDs are transmitted through sexual intercourse. HIV or Human Immunodeficiency Virus is the virus responsible for causing AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome).
STDs, also known as Sexually Transmitted Diseases, are transmitted through unprotected sexual intercourse, intravenous drug use, or nonsexual contact such as childbirth or breastfeeding.
Having unprotected sex with someone infected with an STD will more than likely lead to an infection.
Call 1-800-456-2323 to speak to one of our Care Advisors or chat with us live. You can unknowingly be infected and transmit STDs to others. If you have engaged in unprotected oral, vaginal, or anal sex, getting tested for STDs is important.
You are at risk if you have come in contact with an STD-infected person. Although many STD infections do not show symptoms, it is still possible to spread them.
A person’s tier level does NOT have any effect on whether the person is subject to the 2,000 ft law, how long they are required to register, or any other element of sex offender registration.