Sexually Transmitted Diseases
- Antibiotic and antiviral medications can be given to treat gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes, syphilis and trichomonas.
- Genital warts can be treated in the gynecologist's office or at home.
- HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis B will require referral to specialists for evaluation.
UCSF Health medical specialists have reviewed this information. It is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of your doctor or other health care provider. We encourage you to discuss any questions or concerns you may have with your provider.
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