Cortney Bloomer and Valerie Cauhape
Nevada Appeal News Service

Back to: News
March 29, 2011
Follow News

Get Healthy Carson City: Pay attention to STDs

This weekly column addresses topics related to the health of our community.

Take this STD Test:

1) STDs:

A. Always cause pain or discharge.

B. Are cured if symptoms disappear.

C. Often show no signs or symptoms.

Answer: 1) C

Most people who are infected with an STD show no signs or symptoms. That's why it's important to get tested regularly.

The CDC recommends testing at least once each year for anyone who is sexually active, or any time you have a new sexual partner. The only way to know for sure if you are infected with an STD is …

Explore Related Articles

Trending in: News

The Nevada Appeal Updated Mar 29, 2011 09:28PM Published Mar 29, 2011 09:27PM Copyright 2011 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.