There are different types of sexually transmitted diseases that are prevalent these days, and a lot of them are very common among men, especially who are in their teens and 20s.

It is important that they become familiar with the most common STD symptoms so that they can know that there is something wrong with them and it is time to get tested.

Here are some more common STD symptoms in men:


Herpes is caused by a virus called the Herpes Simplex Virus. It can either be oral herpes or genital herpes. It is transmitted from one person to another through direct contact with an infected person’s mouth or genitals. It can be contracted through sex and kissing.



The typical herpes symptoms include:

- appetite loss

- fever

- blisters on the genitals or around the mouth

- lower back pains

- inflamed lymph nodes


Syphilis is caused by bacteria and frequently transmitted through oral, vaginal, or anal sex. Some of its most common symptoms include:

- a sore throat

- inflamed lymph nodes

- rash

- a headache

- a sore throat

People who exhibit these symptoms are advised to get STD tested as soon as possible to receive the appropriate treatment.