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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (cont.)

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) Causes

Depending on the disease, STDs can be spread with any type of sexual activity. STDs are most often caused by viruses and bacteria. The following is a list of the most common STDs, their causes and other infections (see STDs with asterisk mark*) that may be transmitted on occasion by sexual activity, but are frequently not considered primarily to be an STD by many investigators:

STDs caused by bacteria

STDs caused by viruses

STD caused by protozoan

STD's* caused by fungi

STD's caused by parasites

For details about the pathogens that cause the diseases, the reader is urged to search the specific disease by simply clicking on it.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/19/2013

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