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Question: What are the most common sexually transmitted diseases?


Syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydial infection, trichomoniasis, and genital herpes. Although Neisseria gonorrhoeae can be isolated from the cervix, it primarily infects the upper genital tract.

Reference: Stenchever MA, Droegemueller W, Herbst AL, Mishell DR (eds): Comprehensive Gynecology, 4th ed. St. Louis, Mosby, 2001.

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