Knox County Health Department

Signs & Symptoms

Any form of sexual activity has risks for Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs). Often times, there might not be any signs and symptoms of a STD. If experiencing any of the symptoms listed below, please contact your medical provider as soon as possible.

 

WOMEN:

-an unusual discharge or smell from your vagina.

-pain in your pelvic area which is the area between your belly button and sex organs.

-burning or itching around your vagina.

-bleeding from your vagina that is not your regular period.

-pain deep inside your vagina when you have sex.

 

MEN:

-a drip or discharge from your penis.

 

BOTH MEN AND WOMEN:

-sores, bumps or blisters near your sex organs, rectum or mouth.

-need to urinate (pee) often.