Do you that there are several types of prevalent STDs today? They can easily spread and infect anyone regardless of age, nationality, ethnicity, gender, or background. 

Some of the today's most common STDs are HIV, gonorrhea, syphilis, Chlamydia, genital warts, trichomoniasis, and genital herpes. They are all dangerous and can bring about harm and damage to the body, so they have to be detected at the earliest opportunity and treated right away.

Signs and symptoms of STDs

These STDs trigger different signs and symptoms once they infect an individual. Here are the most common ones:

  • Burning sensation when urinating
  • Strange discharge coming from the vagina or penis
  • Rashes
  • Abdominal pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Joint and muscle pains
  • Painful sexual intercourse
  • Malaise
  • Swollen genitals
  • Irritation in the genitals
  • Weight loss
  • Headache
  • Cough
  • Strong odor
  • Blisters
  • Fatigue
  • Sores
  • Sore throat
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Itching
  • Vomiting

Get tested

If you or your partner suddenly manifest any of these symptoms, go get an STD test immediately. The sooner you test for STDs and find out if you have been infected, the easier it is for you to go to a doctor and receive the proper treatment for it.