8 Easy Ways To Tell If Someone Has an STD

  • Does this person have encephalitis or meningitis?
    • Lymphocytic Meningitis (Mollaret’s meningitis), a disease caused by swelling of the protective membranes of the brain and spinal cord, can be caused by:
      • Herpes simplex 1 (HSV-1), the virus that most commonly causes oral herpes
  • Does this person have a high-risk job?
    • Certain jobs carry a higher risk of contracting an STD, such as:
      • Obstetricians and gynecologists (OB/GYNs)
      • Physicians, nurses, EMTs, first responders, and other hospital staff
      • Aid workers/Missionaries
      • Janitorial staff who work with bodily waste or contaminated water
      • S_ex workers and adult entertainers