STD/STI Information

Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and infections (STI) spread from one person to another, primarily through sex. We’ve included some resources to help you understand symptoms, risks, and treatment options for the most common STDs. 

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Common STDs

See the most common STDs below, and learn about the symptoms and treatment options for each of them. At Pregnancy Choices, we provide free STD Testing for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea, the two most common STDs in Minnesota.

Chlamydia

A common bacterial infection which can be easily cured with antibiotics. It’s one of the most common STDs in Minnesota, and many people won’t show any symptoms. We provide free Chlamydia testing at our clinic.

Gonorrhea

A bacterial infection which can be cured with antibiotics. It’s common for people to not experience symptoms with gonorrhea, and it can spread very fast making it one of the most common STDs. We provide free Gonorrhea testing at our clinic.

HPV

Human Papillomavirus, better known as HPV, is one of the most common STDs. Many people experience no symptoms, but some types can cause cancer.

Genital Warts

Genital Warts are growths on the genitals which are caused by some types of HPV. They are common, easily treatable, and less dangerous.

Herpes

A common virus which infects your mouth or genitals, causing sores. Symptoms can be treated but there isn’t currently a cure.

Syphilis

Syphilis is a common bacterial infection which can be cured with antibiotics. While it’s easily curable, it can be serious if left untreated.

HIV & AIDS

HIV is an infection that damages your immune system, making it easier for you to get sick. There’s no cure, although HIV medicine can help symptoms.

Pubic Lice

Pubic lice are small parasites that attach to the skin / hair of your genitals. They spread easily through sexual contact, but are relatively easy to get rid of.

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B can be spread in a number of ways, including sex. It can have serious effects like liver disease, and there’s no cure. A vaccine is available.

Scabies

Scabies are tiny parasites that cause itching in the top layer of the skin, often spread through sexual contact. It can be treated with creams or pills.

STD/STI Testing

We provide free, professional STD Testing in Minnesota. Our tests cover Chlamydia and Gonorrhea, the two most common STDs in the state. 

Our STD tests are quick, easy, and always free. Reach out to us at 952-234-9850 to learn more or schedule your appointment online.

STD Information