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STDs are Scary So Read This

STD statistics show that there has been a steady rise of such cases not only in the United States but across the globe. With the rise of cases of syphilis in men and women, STD statistics just seems to get higher and highter. Part of the STD statistics is the rise in cases of chlamydia, as well as gonorrhea.

The problem with STD statistics is that it is likely to be inaccurate. That is because STDs like chlamydia, which is very common, can be hard to detect because the infected person rarely shows symptoms. nevertheless the steady rise in the trend whether or not the figures are understated are frightening.

One the other hand, there is a high percent of people who have gonorrhea, Chlamydia or syphilis. For example there was one year in the United States where there were about a million people who have been diagnosed with Chlamydia. The 2007 statistics was significantly higher than what was recorded in 2006. meanwhile 350000 men and women had gonorrhea in 2007. The number appears to grow higher each year.

The STD statistics also show that the most common among STDS is chlamydia and gonorrhea. Though chlamydia rarely shows symptoms, it is easy to detect. Gonorrhea is also not that hard to diagnose. The amazing news is that there is a cure for these two diseases especially when they are diagnosed early. There is a chance that these two STDs can lead to problems like infertility or PID in women if left untreated. In women, these STDs can also lead to health issues like pelvic pain or ectopic pregnancy.

On the other hand, men can contract either gonorrhea or chlamydia but the former rarely affects men. Oppositely, gonorrhea poses more health risks among. Not only does this disease put them at risk of infertility but they the infection can make its way to joints and the blood stream. In worst cases it can lead to death.

What is this trying to tell us. This goes to show that awareness about STDs should be increased. Awareness helps people avoid these kinds of diseases as well as informs people of the necessary steps to take if they get these diseases.

As the numbers on the STD statistics rise, so should the peoples need for safety practice. The statistics is a subtle reminder that there is a big risk of STDs when you have multiple partners. The right use of latex can also help avoid the spread of these diseases.

Moreover, people should also get themselves checked when they have a new partner. And if your partner had been cheating, get yourself screened as well. Awareness will help keep the numbers low.