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Symptoms of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

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What Are the Symptoms of STDs?

Sometimes, there are no symptoms of a sexually transmitted disease. If symptoms are present, they may include one or more of the following:

  • Bumps, sores, or warts near the mouth, anus, penis, or vagina
  • Swelling or redness near the penis or vagina
  • Skin rash
  • Painful urination
  • Weight loss, loose stools, or night sweats
  • Aches, pains, fever, and chills
  • Yellowing of the skin (jaundice)
  • Discharge from the penis or vagina (Vaginal discharge may have an odor.)
  • Bleeding from the vagina other than during a monthly period
  • Painful sex
  • Severe itching near the penis or vagina

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Reviewed by Mikio A. Nihira, MD on August 16, 2012

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