Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Chlamydia

Chlamydia is the most commonly reported STD in the US. It is spread by having vaginal, anal, or oral with someone who has chlamydia. People that have chlamydia may or may not have symptoms. Chlamydia can be cured with the correct medication prescribed from a healthcare provider. It is common to have repeat infections of chlamydia.

Check out the links below for more information about chlamydia:
http://www.cdc.gov/std/chlamydia/stdfact-chlamydia.htm
https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/std/chlamydia.htm

Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea is the second most reported STD in WI. It can cause infections of the genitals, rectum, and throat. Gonorrhea can be cured  with the correct medication prescribed from a healthcare provider.

Check out the links below for more information about gonorrhea:
http://www.cdc.gov/std/gonorrhea/stdfact-gonorrhea.htm
https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/std/gonorrhea.htm

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

Nearly all sexually active men and women will get HPV at some point in their lives. There are many different types of HPV. There are vaccinations to prevent some of the health effects of HPV. Most people do not know they have been infected with HPV. HPV can cause genital warts and cervical cancer.

Check out the links below to learn more about HPV and how to prevent HPV:
http://www.cdc.gov/std/hpv/stdfact-hpv.htm
https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/immunization/hpv.htm