Tag: what does sti stand for

  • STI vs STD: Understanding the Difference

    STI vs STD: Understanding the Difference

    STI stands for Sexually Transmitted Infection, while STD stands for Sexually Transmitted Disease. However, what is the difference between STI vs STD? STI is the most up-to-date term. Healthcare providers changed it to “infection” instead of calling it a “disease” to be less stigmatizing for patients.  STI is an infection caused by bacteria, viruses, or other…