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Question: What are the most common sexually transmitted diseases?

Answer:

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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