Some symptoms of sexually transmitted diseases (STD) such as trichomas or 'trich' mimic yeast infections, but if left untreated they can cause fertility problems.
Talk to kids about the dangers of alcohol abuse, especially for girls, who may become pregnant and/or contract an STD due to irresponsible behavior while drunk.
Genital warts, also called condyloma acuminata or venereal warts, are one of the most common forms of sexually transmitted disease (STD) in this country.
Revealing an STD such as AIDS through prenatal testing can cause considerable trauma; knowing what exactly is being tested for can help prepare pregnant women for not only the testing, but also the results.
Depending on the STD in question, additional tests may be performed such as blood work, Papanicolaou (pap) smear, rectal swabs, or biopsy.