Sexually transmitted disease, also called STD, is an infection transmitted through sexual contact, caused by bacteria, viruses or parasites. Most common types are:
Human papillomavirus infection
An infection that causes warts in various parts of the body, depending on the strain.
A common sexually transmitted infection marked by genital pain and sores.
A common, sexually transmitted infection that may not cause symptoms.
A sexually transmitted bacterial infection that, if untreated, may cause infertility.
HIV causes AIDS and interferes with the body’s ability to fight infections.
A bacterial infection usually spread by sexual contact that starts as a painless sore.