Read This if You Have Multiple Partners
STD statistics seem to show an upward trend year after year in the US and other places in the world. 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.
There may also be a problem as far as STD statistics is concerned. That is because STDs like chlamydia, which is very common, can be hard to detect because the infected person rarely shows symptoms. Still, the growing numbers are frightening even if at times the numbers are understated.
The STD statistics then shows that many people around you may be suffering from either gonorrhea, chlamydia or syphilis. For instance, in 2007, chlamydia alone infected about a million individuals. That number was obviously higher than the one that was recorded a year ago. 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. If these diseases are not cured it can lead to other health issues like in women, PID or pelvic inflammatory disease and possibly infertility in both men and women. In women, these STDs can also lead to health issues like pelvic pain or ectopic pregnancy.
Although men suffer from chlamydia less, this does not mean that they can’t be affected by complications. Oppositely, gonorrhea poses more health risks among. if left untreated, it can lead to infertility or it can travel to the blood stream and the joints. Gonorrhea can be fatal in men.
What is this trying to tell us. This mean that men and women alike should become more aware about the risks that these STDs carry. The key to avoiding the spread of STD is awareness and at the same time it also help you know what steps you need to do if you get infected.
As the numbers on the STD statistics rise, so should the peoples need for safety practice. The statistic simple try to tell people to as much as possible avoid having multiple partners. One should also learn how to correctly use protection.
Moreover, people should also get themselves checked when they have a new partner. For cases where your partner is having an affair, it is better to get screened. Take note that the statistics will continue to rise until everyone will do their part.