Learning The “Secrets” of Resources

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. The increase of syphilis cases among men and women alike form a huge part of this alarming trend. 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. There are chances that the current STD statistics do not have a number of undetected cases because STDs like Chlamydia rarely develop symptoms. nevertheless the steady rise in the trend whether or not the figures are understated are frightening.

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 apparently higher than it was in the previous year. Moreover, about 350,000 had gonorrhea in that same year. The numbers seem to grow steadily over the last decade.

Those numbers go to show that gonorrhea and chlamydia, by far, are the most wide spread of all STDs. Though chlamydia rarely shows symptoms, it is easy to detect. Gonorrhea, like chlamydia is also easy to be medically identified. The good news is that when diagnosed early, they can be treated. 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. Women may see more complications like ectopic pregnancy and chronic pelvic pain.

Although men suffer from chlamydia less, this does not mean that they can’t be affected by complications. Oppositely, gonorrhea in men is even more risky. Aside from the risk of infertility, the infection could spread to the blood or to the joints. Gonorrhea can be fatal in men.

What is the moral lesson in this story? 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 statistics is basically a reminder that it is better to monogamous as much as possible or avoid having multiple partners. The right use of latex can also help avoid the spread of these diseases.

Get your self checked if you have someone new in your life. You will also need to see a doctor for screening if your partner has cheated or is cheating. if people help each other become more aware, the STD statistics will stop rising.