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STDs (Sexually transmitted diseases)

STDs (Sexually transmitted diseases)

Sometimes sexually transmitted diseases or STD’s may cause vaginal or cervical infections. A special culture or test must be done to diagnosis these types of infections.


Many STDs are easily spread through sexual contact or behavior like needle sharing. If you have a sexually transmitted disease your sexual partner will also need to receive medical treatment.

STDs include:
  • Chlamydia
  • Gonorrhea
  • Genital herpes
  • Genital warts
  • Syphilis
  • Hepatitis B
  • HIV – human immunodeficiency virus which causes AIDS

Most STDs, with the exception of HIV, can be successfully treated.

If you think you may have an STD make an appointment at 757-595-9905 as soon as possible.

We will examine you, complete the appropriate tests and prescribe a treatment or applicable therapy.