Here you can find out your risk of getting infected with an STD through a single sexual contact, online. We consider many factors to provide you with an accurate assessment. To calculate your results, we utilize information from various studies, as well as statistics that collected from around the world by organizations like CDC and ECDC.
You can also find out which diseases your symptoms are associated with (if you have symptoms), and read a brief description of each disease, learn about STD tests (when and what kind of testing you should undergo), and learn about the most common treatment plans for each disease...
Here you can get a customized STD treatment plan. You will have the opportunity to communicate directly with a specialist through the StdMaster communication system.
You will be able to communicate with a specialist throughout the course of treatment.
STD and STI are terms that are often used interchangeably, but they are not exactly the same. The term STI refers to an infection acquired through sexual contact that may or may not have developed into a disease. STD refers to the disease caused by the infection. STDs are a group of diseases that are transmitted mainly through sexual intercourse.
List of common diseases:
However, there are many more diseases that are transmitted through close contact, including sexual contact:
STDs can be very dangerous, especially since most infections are asymptomatic, and even without symptoms, infected people are contagious. That is why STDs are still a problem despite treatment availability.
Over time, they can cause irreversible or difficult-to-treat conditions in the human body, such as:
STDs also pose significant risks:
There are many diagnostic methods, and each one has pros and cons.
The most common method is scraping. This is a fast and highly accurate method of diagnosis, and it can be used to identify many diseases. Results are available quickly, usually the following day. In men, the sample is taken from the urethra. This can be unpleasant, and sometimes slightly painful, but it's bearable. In women, the sample is taken from the cervical canal and/or the walls of the vagina. This is not painful.
A specialized blood test is required to diagnose some diseases.
An average course of treatment lasts about 10 days. In most cases, treatment is limited to oral medications. Less commonly, injections and/or additional procedures are used.