The HIV/STD Connection
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, or "STD's" such as Syphilis, Herpes, Chlamydia, or Gonorrhea are diseases you can get from having unprotected vaginal, anal, or oral sex.
- Having sores caused by STDs like Syphilis or Herpes make it easier to get HIV.
- Having any STD can put you at greater risk for getting HIV.
- Having HIV can make it harder to treat other STD's if you get them.
Obtain more information about various Sexually Transmitted Diseases