Youth issue on STD's
Sexually transmitted diseases is a serious factor among the teenage youth of today. STDs are caused by infections that are passed from one person to another during sexual contact. Some of these infections may not cause any symptoms. There are many kinds of sexually transmitted diseases and infections, and they are very common. Some STD's are Gonorrhea, Syphilis, Chlamydia, Human Papillomavirus(HPV), and HIV/AIDs.
While theres cures for most STD's theirs some that are not curable like HIV/AIDS. Having an STD can ruin your life, it can cause long term damages to your body which may effect you in the long run. The good news is we can protect ourselves and each other from STDs, practicing safer sex allows you to reduce your risk of getting sexually transmitted diseases. If you think you may have contracted an STD, dont wait and get tested. You can get tested at your local Health clinic which is confidential and their to help you through this tough times.
Their are ways to Protect yourself from catching an STD, you can use condoms or just practice Abstenence. Even though you stay protected and wear a condom, you still have to be careful because they dont provent you from ALL of them. Catching an STD and not getting the proper treatment, can lead to infertility, cancer, and many other problems in the future.