The STD Picture Cards are a combination of illustration and graphic photo representation of human male and female anatomy with sequelae related to sexually transmitted infection, particularly syphilis. Designed primarily for use by Disease Intervention Specialists DIS and other health professionals, the cards are a practical, illustrative educational tool when working with individuals exposed to or at high risk of exposure to sexually transmitted infections. They may also be useful to those individuals who work with higher-risk populations in settings such as correctional facilities, STD and HIV prevention and care clinics, substance abuse centers, family planning clinics, schools and private medical care facilities. I am 18 or older. Section Navigation. STD Picture Cards.
Photo Gallery of Common STDs
STD Picture Gallery
Vaginal Herpes is a common sexually transmitted disease that affects women. It is caused by Herpes simplex Virus HSV , which enters the body through sexual contact by skin to skin contact of mucous covered linings of mouth or genitals. The virus enters from an infected person into the body of the sexual partner. The virus settles in the nerve roots near your spinal cord. It does not go away.
What’s This Rash? Pictures of STDs
Sexually transmitted diseases STDs can often be recognized by characteristic signs and symptoms. The reality is that most people with an STD look like everyone else. They won't have sores, discharge, or any other symptoms worth noting. Still, it is natural for people to wonder whether a lump, bump, and sore could be an STD.
While these pictures are sometimes real depictions of specific STDs, they are often the very worst case scenarios and can be meant to scare people into abstinence. This serves absolutely no purpose when you think you might have something and would like to compare your physical symptoms to more realistic photos of first occurrences of STDs in people who are not immunocompromised a lot of the gruesome photos you come across are from people who have additional medical conditions and, as a result, have much worse STD symptoms. Did they help you identify your symptoms? Did you find another resource with reputable pictures as well? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!