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STDs and women

Florida Department of Health in Volusia County Sexually Transmitted Diseases

For women, STDs are harder to see and feel 

STDS are sexually transmitted diseasrs Could you have one?

Compared to men, women are less likely to have symptoms of common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) such as chlamydia and gonorrhea. Symptoms that do occur can go away even though the infection is still in your body. If the STD is not treated, it can cause infertility and ectopic pregnancy.

Free STD testing is available. Locate a testing site near you here.

Are you pregnant?

no one cares more about your baby than you. if you are pregnant get tested for STDs the first time see your doctor or midwife - STDs lik syphills do not have symptoms.

Having an STD when you're pregnant or when you give birth can cause health problems for your baby. The Department of Health in Volusia County offers free STD testing in Daytona Beach, New Smyrna Beach and Orange City. Other free testing sites also are available.

Find a testing site near you here.

Syphilis can affect your unborn baby. Watch this video.

you can have  SYPHILIS  and not have symptoms

More information

FloridaHealth.gov/ucaremore

FloridaHealth.gov/selfcare

STD symptoms in women