What does STD stand for?

Sexually transmitted disease

An acronym that refers to a disease that is spread by sex.

STDs can have varying effects, but most are treatable or curable. Some of the most common STDs are genital herpes, HIV/AIDS, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis.


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Updated December 10, 2014

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