Skip to comments.STD rates rise dramatically, especially among men
Posted on 11/23/2015 10:23:57 AM PST by SeekAndFind
The news in this year's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report on sexually transmitted diseases is not good.
The number of cases of chlamydia and gonorrhea in the United States increased between 2013 and 2014, after being on the decline for several years. Cases of syphilis, which have been on the rise for the last decade, shot up in 2014.
Chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis are the three most common STDs in the United States that are also notifiable, meaning health departments are required to report new cases to the CDC. (HIV and shigella are also notifiable STDs.)
Chlamydia is the most common and can damage a woman's reproductive system. The report found that in 2014 there were more than 1.4 million cases of chlamydia, or about 456 for every 100,000 people. There are about 350,000 cases (or 111 for every 100,000 people) of gonorrhea, which causes infections. And there are nearly 20,000 cases (six for every 100,000 people) of syphilis, which if left untreated can lead to serious complications, including blindness.
All three are curable with medication and you can decrease your chances of getting them by practicing safe sex. These numbers represent an increase in chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis cases of 2.8%, 5.1% and 15.1%, respectively, between 2013 and 2014.
"This is a bare minimum of the number of infections occurring in the U.S.," said Dr. Gail Bolan, director of CDC's Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention, and lead author of the report, which was released on Tuesday.
There could be many cases that went undiagnosed because the infections did not cause symptoms, which is typical of chlamydia and gonorrhea, and because people did not have access to health care or their providers did not test them, Bolan said.
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No mention in the article that 83% of the reported cases of syph were in homosexual men.......
Faggots, especially black ones.
Well, it would be difficult to blame the late great Ronald Reagan for this. I remember in the early 1980’s, he was blamed for the aids epidemic.
The USA leads the industrial world in sexually transmitted diseases.
“save sex” - where you can swap all kinds of body fluids in all sorts of ways but if you wear a condom it will all be ok....
Sigh... I remember when “safe sex” meant your parents were gone for the weekend.
Give him a hand! Clap,Clap,Clap,Clap,
Maybe they still blame Reagan. Reagan was blamed for not doing enough to fight AIDS, not devoting enough research to finding a cure, etc.
I never understood the logic, considering that AIDS and VD in general are spread by voluntary risky behavior. The liberal view was that Reagan didn’t do enough to fight AIDS, while the gay community took no responsibility for the voluntary behavior which spread the illness. I just don’t understand.
Feminism created the 'single mom' resulting in homosexual boys with no father figure in the home.
Feminism created a rapid rise in divorce due to females assuming the man's role in life, thereby forcing the man out of the home. It is often the feminist view of "I don't need no man" that causes feminist wives to kick their husbands out of the home as well. Ironically, feminists have availed themselves as 'sex objects' by men who aren't tied down with any woman. Why get married when you can get sex easily from 'sexually independent feminists'?
The government can — indeed, has a self-assumed duty to — regulate cigarettes and alcohol because those things have a demonstrable effect on public health. But the same government approves and even celebrates behavior that is clearly more deleterious to the public than either of those.
We are DEFINITELY in the end times.
Oh yeah, and that man is SUING Sheen for giving him herpes!
All of which are 100% preventable.
Not among real men who are faithful to their God, their wives, their children, and their country.
How can it be, the Gay Men’s Manual says to wipe off the poop within 30 minutes. Someone isn’t following directions.
I had the Chlamydia once. Oy!
Whoever decided to put clam and tomato juice together is a putz!
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