Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) | Symptoms


What are some of the common signs/symptoms of STIs?

  • Itching around the vagina and/or discharge from the vagina for women
  • Discharge from the penis for men
  • Pain during sex or when urinating
  • Pain in the pelvic area
  • Sore throats in people who have oral sex
  • Pain in or around the anus for people who have anal sex
  • Chancre sores (painless red sores) on the genital area, anus, tongue and/or throat
  • A scaly rash on the palms of your hands and the soles of your feet
  • Dark urine, loose, light-colored stools, and yellow eyes and skin
  • Small blisters that turn into scabs on the genital area
  • Swollen glands, fever and body aches
  • Unusual infections, unexplained fatigue, night sweats and weight loss
  • Soft, flesh-colored warts around the genital area

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Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 01/00