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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.

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Disease:
PID
Test/Treat:
Scott County Health Department will test? no
Scott County Health Department will treat? no
What is it? How do I get it?
Bacterias - infection of uterus, tubes & ovaries - Sexually transmitted
Symptoms:
  • Painful lower abdomen (mild to severe)
  • Fever, nausea, vomiting, vaginal bleeding
What happens if not treated?
  • Infertility
  • Miscarriage - Premature labor and delivery
How can I protect myself?
  • Know symptoms - LOOK for symptoms
  • DON'T have sex if you have symptoms
  • Get tested if you have symptoms
  • Use a condom - EVERY TIME YOU HAVE SEX
What to do:
  • Take all medicine as directed
  • Tell your partners if you have a disease - they need treatment
  • Don't have sex until you call for your results and follow-up tests are negative
Links:

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