Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Gonococcal Arthritis

Like chlamydia, the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea can infiltrate the joints of unwitting victims and cause arthritis. Typically this condition, called gonococcal arthritis, is more

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Syphilis

What is syphilis? Although its incidence dropped substantially during the 1990s, this potentially deadly disease is on the rise again in the U.S. According to

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Trichomoniasis (Trich)

What is trichomoniasis? It’s a sexually transmitted disease that causes vaginitis (vaginal inflammation) and infects a man’s urethra. Each year, more than seven million Americans

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Chlamydia

What is chlamydia? It’s a sexually transmitted disease that has recently (and sneakily) assumed the status of an epidemic. Chlamydia is easily cured, but it’s

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Crab Lice

What are crabs? Lice are bad enough when you get them on your scalp. But if you catch pubic lice — more commonly known as

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