Three STDs reach all-time highs in the US, new CDC report says

Combined cases of gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis have risen to unprecedented numbers for the fifth consecutive year in the United States, according to a new STD report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Sexually transmitted infections (STIs), also referred to as sexually transmitted diseases, are at a record high in the U.S. Sexually transmitted infections increased for the fifth consecutive year, with nearly 2.5 million combined cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis, according to the annual Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report released by the Centers for Disease Control [...]
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A new CDC report outlines recent increases in chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis cases in the US. The report asks why, and outlines what should be done.
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CDC research has found that cases of gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis have risen dramatically in the U.S. since 2014.
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Cases of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia in the United States jumped last year, and an alarming number of newborn deaths were linked to congenital syphilis.
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Sexually transmitted disease diagnoses in 2018 broke a record for the fifth consecutive year, according to new data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Chlamydia was the most common STD in 2018, with more than 1.7 million cases reported, followed by more than 580,000 cases of gonorrhea—3% and 5% increases over 2017, respectively. Though less common, syphilis diagnoses also rose, topping 115,000 cases in total, according to the CDC. “These are just infections that were diagnosed and reported,” says Elizabeth Torrone, an epidemiologist at the CDC. Since lots of STDs are asymptoma...
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Authors: Sousa M, Pinho R, Rodrigues A Abstract Infectious proctitis by sexually transmitted diseases are increasing in incidence and should be considered in men who have sex with men with rectal symptoms. In this case, we show an exuberant form of syphilitic and chlamydial proctitis that could be diagnosed as another anorectal disease such as inflammatory proctitis or even as a neoplasm if the clinical history is not taken into account. PMID: 31545062 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Focuses on the prevention of 5 common sexually transmitted infections (STIs) - gonorrhoea, chlamydia, syphilis, genital herpes and genital warts. It also covers the public health challenge of antimicrobial-resistant STIs and the commissioning and improvement of sexual health services.
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Background Sexually transmitted infection (STI) partner services (PS) allow provision of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/STI prevention interventions to high-risk individuals, including testing reminders via short message service (SMS). Methods In King County, Washington, PS attempt to reach all men who have sex with men (MSM) with early syphilis and those with gonorrhea or chlamydia as resources allow. Since 2013, PS offered quarterly SMS testing reminders. We evaluated correlates of reminder uptake and the association between reminder uptake and postinterview asymptomatic STI diagnosis using Poisson regression, a...
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Conclusions Urgent cares are STD testing resources. Service availability varies, but opportunities exist to enhance STD services in UCC settings and in communities.
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Conclusions Rectal STI screening is not universal in a venue-based sample of sexually active MSM. Implementing innovative, acceptable, and accessible screening practices, enhancing health literacy around STI screening and improving provider comfort with talking about sex are paramount to increasing rectal STI screening.
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