Some STDs, such as HIV, can be fatal if left untreated. Many STDs are treatable, but not all of them are curable. However, they are all caused by an STI. Here's what you need to know.
HPV can cause cancer of the penis, anus, cervix, or throat. Syphilis, HIV, and hepatitis B and C are serious illnesses that can cause long-term health problems and even death. STDs are serious illnesses that require treatment. Some STDs, such as HIV, cannot be cured and can be fatal.
By learning more about STDs, you can learn ways to protect yourself.