Each year more than 13 million Americans are diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease, with an estimated annual cost of more than $5 billion to the American healthcare system. If not treated promptly, sexually transmitted diseases can lead to blindness, cancer, heart disease, and even death.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Sourcebook provides consumers with the most current information about the symptoms, treatments, and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Among the STDs covered are chlamydia, trichomoniasis, gonorrhea, genital warts, genital herpes, hepatitis, syphilis, and AIDS. (See AIDS Sourcebook for more extensive coverage of AIDS.)