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Information About Common STD's

Sexually Transmitted Diseases are some of the most common diseases affecting Americans today. STDs can affect any individual regardless of age, gender, race, or social status. In fact, it is estimated that more than half of all people will have an STD at some point in their lifetime.

It is important for everyone to know the facts about STDs and STD prevention. Follow the STD links below to learn more about signs, symptoms, and treatment options.

Menu | Gonorrhea | Chlamydia | NGU - Non- Gonococcal Urethritis (men) | MPC - Mucopurulent Cervicitis (women) | BV - Bacterial Vaginosis | Trichomoniasis (Trich) | PID | Syphilis | Yeast | Crabs & Scabies | Genital Herpes | Genital Warts

Disease:
Crabs & Scabies
Test/Treat:
Scott County Health Department will test? yes
Scott County Health Department will treat? yes
What is it? How do I get it?
Tiny bugs - passed by coming in contact with someone or some thing infected
Symptoms:
  • CRABS
  • itching
  • May see small dark or red spots on skin
  • SCABIES
  • itching
  • May see lines of small red bumps, esp.on lower arms, around waist or in the webs of fingers
What happens if not treated?
  • Skin infections from scratching
How can I protect myself?
  • Know symptoms - LOOK for symptoms
  • Get treated
  • Do NOT share clothes or towels
  • Do NOT have sex until you and your partner is treated.
What to do:
  • Wash & clean all clothing, bedding and towels (Hot water & hot dryer)
  • *SCABIES - Take a bath, cover your body from head to soles of feet with medicine. After 8-14 hrs WASH medicine off in shower or bath
  • *LICE - Apply shampoo & leave on 10 minutes. Bath or shower. Comb pubic hair with fine-toothed comb - remove all bugs & eggs.
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