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What Causes The Increase In STDs?
For this reason, the people who are active sexually are encouraged to go for testing and take up treatment if need be. “Regular testing and sticking to specific sex partners should help manage this crisis,” said Joni Hensley. It was observed that Chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were prevalent in this state with a higher rate of infection being among men who have sex with men and also in women at the age of 20-24 years being more susceptible to Chlamydia infection.
Concerns Raised Over Syphilis and Gonorrhea
The rise of both syphilis and gonorrhea cases has raised a great concern and the rise being linked to increased casual sex “hookup” apps coinciding with cuts to services. Also the increase has been evident with a 78% margin among the gays, bisexuals and in other men who have sex with other men.
STD that affecting without noticing
Chlamydia is the most common type of STD that affects the largest population in the country. 2016 health data shows that more than 1.5 million Americans were impacted by the disease. Apart from just the cases being so high, people still make the mistake of assuming that Chlamydia is primarily spread via sexual activities, says Julie Dombrowski, MD. The reality of the matter is that gender, sexual behavior, age and sexual orientation also affect the infection risk of an individual.
Worcester County in Panic as STD Rates Increase
Convincing your child to talk about sex is a difficult thing. Getting then to listen to you as you talk about this critical subject is almost impossible. Even as these challenges remain apparent to us, health experts maintain that it is critical to have a sex health talk with your young ones. According to Dr. Mattie Castiel, both physicians and parents have a challenge with the matter. They all find it hard to initiate the conversation to a group of youngsters who apparently know more than their age courtesy of the Internet.
Can I Get STI In The Face?
Symptoms such as vaginal itching are the most popular indicators of the presence of a sexually transmitted infection in an individual. However, these life-threatening STIs can also affect other parts of your body. Their typical method of transmission is anal sex or oral sex but there are others which you can pick via skin contact.