Unit 6: Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Chlamydia: the most common bacterial STD in the USA Genital Herpes: a STD caused by a virus that often causes painful blisters or ulcers; can not be cured. HPV.
Gonorrhea:a STD caused by bacteria that can infect the mucous membranes of the penis, vagina, throat, or rectum
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: PID – an infection of the uterus and fallopian tubes often caused by STDs; if untreated, may result in infertility
Hepatitis B-NO CURE; interferon & gamma globulin can ease symptoms; vaccine available