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What are sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)?

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Sexually transmitted diseases, commonly called STDs, are diseases that are spread by having sex with someone who has an STD. You can get a sexually transmitted disease from sexual activity that involves the mouth, anus, vagina, or penis. By age 25, half of all sexually active young adults will get an STD.

SOURCE:  American Social Health Association.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on September 11, 2018

SOURCE:  American Social Health Association.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on September 11, 2018

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