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.
Preventing Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
WebMD explains how to prevent getting and passing sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs.
The Basics of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
WebMD provides an overview of sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs.
Symptoms of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
WebMD provides an overview of common symptoms of sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs, in men and women.
What to Do About Discrimination Because of HIV
Many federal, state, and local laws exist to protect your rights to work, education, and privacy if you have HIV. They also ensure access to information, treatment, and support.
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.
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.
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.