Top Health Concerns in Your 20s: STDs

The 20’s signals the start of adulthood for many with graduation from college, adapting to a new job, city, different living accommodations and lifestyle.  For some, with a taste of newfound freedoms, comes great concern for health issues as well.

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STDs (Sexually Transmitted Diseases)

STDs are infections obtained from engaging in sexual contact with someone who currently has the infection.  The culprits are bacteria, viruses and parasites. While latex condoms significantly reduce the risk, it does not completely prevent contracting or spreading an STD.

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