Dr. Josiane Lederman

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Bacterial Vaginosis
Any woman can get bacterial vaginosis. Having bacterial vaginosis can increase your chance of getting an STD.

Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted disease (STD) that can be easily cured. If left untreated, chlamydia can make it difficult for a woman to get pregnant.

Anyone who is sexually active can get gonorrhea. Gonorrhea can cause very serious complications when not treated, but can be cured with the right medication.

Viral hepatitis is the leading cause of liver cancer and the most common reason for liver transplantation.

Genital herpes is a common STD, and most people with genital herpes infection do not know they have it.

People who have STDs are more likely to get HIV, when compared to people who do not have STDs.

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. Some health effects caused by HPV can be prevented with vaccines.

STDs & Infertility
Chlamydia and gonorrhea are preventable causes of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) and infertility.

STDs during Pregnancy
For a healthier baby, ask your doctor about STD testing.

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that can have very serious complications when left untreated, but it is simple to cure with the right treatment.

Most people who have trichomoniasis do not have any symptoms.

Other STDs
Chancroid, scabies, and more.

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