Sexual health is a sensitive things and few people are willing to come out and talk about it or even go for screening. Yet, screening is the only sure way to know if you have an STD since sometimes the symptoms may go unnoticed.
Signs you may have an STD
You should get tested
STDs can really get severe if left untreated and they could affect other parts of your body. So, the earlier you know you have it, the better because treatment will be easy.
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If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, see a doctor for diagnosis and treatment:
Abnormal penile/vaginal discharge
Pain during sex
Sweating at night
Redness around the penis/vagina
Severe itchiness around the penis/vagina
Sores around your genitals or your mouth
Burning sensation during urination
Swelling around the vagina
Other less common symptoms include:
The symptoms vary from one disease to another. Most of these symptoms appear some days or week after the infection. Some though may go unnoticed for even months hence the reason you should get regular screening.
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