At Manhattan Primary Care Specialists, our New York general practitioners offer testing for sexually transmitted disease (STD) in a safe and confidential environment. We know that this is a sensitive subject and very anxiety-provoking.  Our doctors who are some of the best doctors in NYC can help you to get answers and put your concerns to rest. Your symptoms should always be evaluated by a physician for an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan to be formulated that is individualized to you. 

WHAT ARE SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES?

Sexually transmitted diseases, commonly referred to as STDs, are conditions that pass from one person to another through sexual contact. You can get exposed to STD disease by having unprotected anal, vaginal, or oral sex with someone who is already suffering from this condition. However, this does not necessarily mean that sex is the only way STDs can be transmitted. Infections may be spread through sharing breastfeeding and needles.

Often time people are asymptomatic and are unaware of their potential to transmit these infections.

WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES IN FEMALES?

Generally, STDs do not cause any noticeable symptoms. But when they do, common signs of sexually transmitted diseases in women are:

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