Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are diseases, which are transmitted during sexual
intercourse oral and anal sex. STDs are serious and painful and can cause major health problems. Some STDs infect the sexual
and reproductive organs, others (such as HIV and syphilis) also cause general body infections. Most STDs can be cured if you
get treated early. Sometimes, you can have STDs with no signs or symptoms. At other times the symptoms will go away without
treatment but you still have the STD and you must get treatment in order to get rid of the STD.