Sexually Transmitted Diseases (otherwise known as STDs) affect people of all ages, backgrounds, and all walks of life. In the United States alone, about 20 million new cases are recorded yearly, about 50% of which occur among young people ages 15 – 24 years. STDs have a significant economic impact, with direct medical costs projected at 17 billion dollars each year in this country alone.

Therefore, getting factual information about sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases is increasingly important. Most of the STDs are preventable. By having the right information and utilizing the proper protection, we can stay clear of the majority of STDs. Sexually Transmitted Disease Guide online version is made available by FREEDOM Network (a non-profit nonprofit organization) for public education.

This website offers practical resources to assist people to understand more about STDs and the best way to deal with potential or current infections. We invite you to explore our site to discover more about certain STDs, guidelines for minimizing risk, as well as ways to discuss with partners and medical service providers.

All articles on this website were checked by licensed healthcare provider Samuel Peterson

FREEDOM Network Attn: STD Guide 2nd St SW, Rochester, MN 55902, USA
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