What are the most common STDs?
Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)
Vaginal discharge that can be white, gray or thin and have an odor. Burning or pain when urinating. Itching around the outside of the vagina. Can have no symptoms.
Most people have no symptoms. Vaginal discharge. Burning when urinating.
Small red bumps, blisters or open sores on the penis, vagina or areas close by. Vaginal discharge. Fever, headache and muscle aches. Pain when urinating. Itching, burning or swollen glands in genital area. Pain in legs, buttocks or genital area. Can have no symptoms.
Pain or burning when urinating. Yellowish and sometimes bloody vaginal discharge. Bleeding between menstrual periods. Heavy bleeding with periods. Pain when having sex. Lower abdominal pain.
Mild fever. Headache and muscle aches. Tiredness. Loss of appetite. Nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Dark-colored urine and pale bowel movements. Stomach pain. Skin and whites of eyes turning yellow (jaundice). Can have no symptoms.
HIV Infection and AIDS
Can have no symptoms for 10 years or more. Lack of energy or fatigue. Weight loss. Frequent low-grade fevers and night sweats. Frequent yeast infections (in the mouth). Skin rashes or flaky skin that is hard to get rid of. Women can have vaginal yeast infections and other STDs; pelvic inflammatory disease (PID); and menstrual cycle changes.
Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
Genital warts that sometimes can be hard to see. Can have no symptoms.
Painless sores (chancres) and skin rash. Mild fever. Feeling very tired. Headache and sore throat. Hair loss. Swollen lymph glands throughout the body. Can have no symptoms.
Yellow, green or gray vaginal discharge with a strong odor. Discomfort during sex and when urinating. Irritation and itching of the genital area. Lower abdominal pain (rare).
Vaginal Yeast Infections
Itching, burning and irritation of the vagina. Pain when urinating or with intercourse. Cottage-cheesy looking vaginal discharge.