Tag Archives: sexually transmitted disease

pregnant with STD

No one wants to find themselves with an STD and certainly not when they are pregnant. Being pregnant does not provide extra protection against STDs for you or your baby, so taking the usual precautions if you are sexually active to prevent one is necessary. An untreated STD can have serious effects on you and your baby, so it is…

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questions about STDs

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) are defined as an infection or disease that is transmitted through sexual contact caused by bacteria, viruses and parasites. There is so much to know about STDs, how they are transmitted and who they affect. Here are some common questions people often ask about STDs. (Disclaimer: Some sensitive issues discussed below.) FIVE COMMON QUESTIONS 1. How…

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std testing

“If you are sexually active, getting tested for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) is one of the most important things you can do to protect your health.” – Center for Disease Control (CDC) At Life’s Choices, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Health, we provide free STD testing, education and treatment for gonorrhea and chlamydia. Although they are not the…

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