Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Due to the seriousness of some sexually transmitted diseases, it's important that people of all ... read more »
Although some STDs are easily treated, others have no cure. The sites below discuss the concept of ... read more »
If you think you have an STD, it's important to get tested as soon as possible so that you can ... read more »
Most sexually transmitted diseases are bacterial, meaning they are caused by bacteria. Those diseases are treated and usually cured with antibiotics. Other infections are viral (caused by viruses) and viruses can't be treated with antibiotics. Use this section to find Web sites that describe STD treatment options.
- When reading information on the Web about treatments or cures for illnesses, be very careful about the quality of the site you are reading. If the site promises miracle cures or asks for money, beware. The name of the organization and the "About Us" link can help you learn more about the quality of the information.
- The following sites are to be used as a guideline for understanding possible treatments available, but see your physician before you begin any treatment.
- Researchers are making new discoveries all the time. To stay up to date on progress being made in treating STDs, read the "STD Research" section of this guide.
- AIDS is sometimes considered an STD but it can also be transmitted through other activities. For information about AIDS, see our findingDulcinea AIDS Web Guide.
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