Sexually Transmitted Diseases

About Sexually Transmitted Diseases & Infections

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) are infections you can get by having sex. There are over 50 known STDs; the following are the most common:

  • Chlamydia
  • Genital Warts
  • Gonorrhea
  • Hepatitis B / Hepatitis C
  • Herpes
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Mucopurulent Cervicitis (MPC)
  • Non-gonococcal
  • Syphilis
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urethritis (NGU)

Note: Often over 80% of women and men have no symptoms at all. Many of the infections can be treated with medicine.

Clinical Services

The Kenosha Sexual Health Awareness Clinic (KSHAC) can help if you are concerned about HIV or STDs. At the Clinic, you can:

  • Be checked and treated for STDs
    • Check-ups are important
    • Many STDs don’t have symptoms
  • Get help finding other services
  • Learn how to prevent STDs and HIV
  • Take a test for HIV. A test is the only way to tell if you have HIV

How You Can Prevent Sexually Transmitted Diseases