New app helps identify sexually transmitted diseases

App launches in San Francisco

Author: Tara Evans, Producer, tevans@wkmg.com
Published On: Mar 08 2013 06:50:00 PM EST
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There really is an app for just about everything--and now that includes identifying sexually transmitted diseases.

It's called STD Triage, launched earlier this week in San Francisco, according to The Huffington Post.

You take a photo of the symptoms you are experiencing and send it in anonymously. A team of licensed dermatologists will review it and let you know what they think it could be within 24 hours. They will also let you know if you should make a doctor's appointment.

The creator of the app does say, however, that the app is not a replacement for a doctor's visit. It's meant to be the step in-between, which could help people who may be embarrassed to visit a doctor right off the bat.

The app is free to download, and it's free to submit a photo, but it will cost you $9.99 to review the results.