What are the Major STDs out there?
1. Gonorrhea/Chlamydia – usually causes discharge from penis or vagina, can cause burning with urination , or can have no symptoms at all. If left untreated can cause infertility and other serious illness, This is treated at healthcare now with a single injection and pills taken right in the office.
2. Herpes type 2 -Herpes is a virus that causes painful sores on penis or vagina, It can be treated but the virus can never fully be removed from your system. There are pills we can prescribe to prevent and treat out breaks
3. HPV – Human papilloma virus – This is the virus that can cause cervical cancer in females, in a male it is usually dormant in a carrier state, however can cause penile warts and penile cancer. Best way is to prevent this with the Gardasil vaccine. We offer the Gardasil vaccine in our office.