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Pregnant Women and STDs

Pregnancy is the culmination of a lifelong dream. With it comes many concerns, and STD testing should be foremost among these. That’s the last thing that many women consider when they first learn of their pregnancy. However, STD testing can be essential to ensuring a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.

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Three Conditions Regularly Misdiagnosed as STDs

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Whether you’re feeling a burning sensation when you urinate or a general itching in the genitals, when you experience symptoms “down there,” you probably book it to the doctor ASAP.

The problem is that many times, physicians misdiagnose genital problems, particularly if you are not fully forthcoming about your sexual practices. STDs may be misdiagnosed for several conditions due to symptom similarities.

Here are some of the medical problems that STDs are commonly mistaken for.

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