Men and STDs Directory
STDs are spread through sexual activity and affect women and men. Condoms, when used correctly, are a good way to prevent STDs. Some common STDs in men include HIV and AIDS, gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis. See your doctor if you experience symptoms of STDs such as abnormal discharge, pain, itching, or a rash in the genital area. Some STDs can be cured while others will require long-term treatment to manage symptoms. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how STDs are contracted, symptoms of STDs in men, pictures of STDs, and much more.
Most Common STDs for Women and Men
The possibility of infections and diseases are as much a part of sex as the fun is. Recognizing the symptoms is a start, but you won't always notice chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes, and other STDs.
Syphilis is a highly contagious disease spread primarily by sexual activity. Learn more about syphilis from the experts at WebMD.
Syphilis and Men Who Have Sex With Men
Learn more from WebMD about syphilis, a potentially dangerous sexually transmitted infection, and infection trends among men who have sex with other men.
Chlamydia -- The Basics
Learn the basics and causes of chlamydia, a sexually transmitted disease, from the experts at WebMD.
A Man with HIV
What is it like to live with HIV infection? A young man tells WebMD his story.
The Scope of STDs
A look at some of the most common STDs, as well as the scope of the problem in the United States and abroad.
Safe Sex After 50: Preventing STDs, Using Condoms, and More
WebMD article on preventing STDs in adults in middle-age and beyond.
Could I Have an STD and Not Know It?
Yes, it's possible. If you're sexually active, get tested for STDs regularly to help prevent serious health problems, such as infertility and cancer, for you and your partner.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Pictures and Facts About STDs
See what herpes, genital warts, the clap, chlamydia, scabies, HIV/AIDS, and other STDs look like. Find out their symptoms and what you can do.
A Visual Guide to Hepatitis
Hepatitis A, B, and C spread in very different ways, causing mild to serious effects on the liver. Pictures show hepatitis symptoms, how to avoid the disease, vaccines, and treatments.
The Penis (Human Anatomy): Diagram, Function, Conditions, and More
WebMD's Penis Anatomy Page provides a diagram of the penis and describes its function, parts, and conditions that can affect the penis.
Slideshow: Genital Herpes Pictures, Symptoms, and Treatment
What's going on down there? WebMD shows you pictures of genital herpes symptoms and treatments -- and how to avoid getting the virus in the first place.