STD, also referred to as sexually transmitted infections (STI) and venereal diseases (VD), are illnesses that have a significant probability of transmission between humans by means of human sexual behavior.
Infographic to show STD stats in USA at a glance. 1 in 5 Sexually Active People has an STD. If you’re a woman, your chances are 1 in 4. These aren’t great odds. But the fact is that most sexually transmitted diseases and infections today are completely curable, and all are treatable. As long as they’re detected early. Here’s another fact: the majority of these infections don’t have any visible symptoms. So if you have any doubts about whether you may have been exposed, it just doesn’t make sense not to find out. Testing for STDs can be a simple, affordable and discreet process. We all take chances in life. Now, take back control.