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Sexually transmitted infections STIs are infections that are spread by sexual contact. STIs can cause severe damage to your body—even death.

Except for colds and flu, STIs are the most common contagious easily spread infections in the United States, with millions of new cases each year. Although some STIs can be treated and cured, others cannot.

A person with an STI can pass it to others by contact with skin, genitals, mouth, rectum, or body fluids. Anyone who has sexual contact—vaginal, anal, or oral sex—with another person may get an STI.

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STIs may not cause symptoms. Even if there are no symptoms, your health can be affected. STIs are caused by bacterial or viral infections.

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