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

Bacterial Vaginosis

Chlamydia

Gonorrhea

Genital Herpes

Genital HPV Infection

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Syphilis

Trichomoniasis