Monkeypox Detected in Asymptomatic Men
(MedPage Today) -- Monkeypox virus was detected on the anal swabs of asymptomatic men who have sex with men (MSM) at a sexual health clinic in Paris, according to a retrospective study. Among 213 MSM who had anal swabs collected for Chlamydia... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 16, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Signs of a 'serious' infection most will mistake for chlamydia - 'Get yourself tested'
WHEN it comes to sexually transmitted infections some people can be reluctant to get tested due to stigma surrounding them. But with most health conditions, the longer you leave it the harder they can be to fully treat. And in the case of some STIs spotting the symptoms can be the first hurdle. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Post-Exposure Doxycycline Reduces STIs
(MedPage Today) -- MONTREAL – Men who have sex with men appeared to avoid contracting gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis by taking a single dose of the antibiotic doxycycline after engaging in condomless sexual activity, researchers said... (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - July 29, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Global HIV/AIDS Fight Is At a Crossroads After COVID-19 Setbacks
Hard-won progress against HIV has stalled, putting millions of lives at risk, according to an alarming report Wednesday on how the COVID-19 pandemic and other global crises are jeopardizing efforts to end AIDS. Worldwide, the years-long decline in new HIV infections is leveling off. Worse, cases began climbing in parts of Asia and the Pacific where they previously had been falling, according to the United Nations agency leading the global AIDS fight. The number of people on lifesaving HIV treatments grew more slowly last year than it has in a decade. Inequities are widening. Every two minutes last year, a teen girl or youn...
Source: TIME: Health - July 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lauran Neergaard/AP Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate HIV/AIDS Public Health wire Source Type: news

STI: Three 'must-know' complications of sexually transmitted infections – expert
TWO of the most common sexually transmitted infections for women in the UK are chlamydia and gonorrhoea, closely followed by herpes. Sometimes symptomless, if left untreated, health complications can occur. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doxycycline Bests Azithromycin for Anogenital Chlamydia in Women
(MedPage Today) -- Doxycycline was superior to azithromycin for women with both anorectal and vaginal Chlamydia trachomatis infections, French researchers found in an open-label randomized trial. In a modified intention-to-treat analysis, microbiological... (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - May 10, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Mississippi is the nation's chlamydia and gonorrhea capital, figures reveal
Mississippi's outbreaks were blamed on a stigma around getting tested for the diseases and admitting to the infection. In Nevada, the rise of its hook-up culture was said to have sparked the rise. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gonorrhea, Syphilis, Congenital Syphilis Levels Up in 2020
THURSDAY, April 14, 2022 -- Reported cases of gonorrhea, syphilis, and congenital syphilis in 2020 surpassed those of 2019, while chlamydia cases decreased, according to a report published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 14, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CDC: 2020's Rise in STIs Exposed 'Crumbling Public Health Infrastructure'
(MedPage Today) -- Gonorrhea and syphilis infections rose in 2020, including congenital syphilis, while declines in chlamydia infections were likely tied to lack of screening, CDC officials said on Tuesday. Syphilis infections rose 10% versus... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - April 12, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Do you have a 'low grade' fever? You could have chlamydia not COVID-19 warns doctor
COVID is rampant in the UK and the public are being urged to stay alert to cold-like symptoms. However, if you experience a "low grade" fever, you may in fact have chlamydia, warns Superdrug's Doctor Zenon Andreou. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Starting to get itchy eyes? It might signal chlamydia not hay fever warns pharmacist
HAY FEVER season is underway in the UK, which spells trouble for many pollen sufferers. If you're experiencing itchy eyes - a hallmark of hay fever - you may in fact have chlamydia, warned superintendent pharmacist Abbas Kanani of Chemist Click. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chlamydia signs: Pain when urinating? Many don't notice any symptoms
CHLAMYDIA is the most common STD in the UK, affecting millions of people. If chlamydia is not treated it can sometimes cause serious problems, so it is important to get tested and be aware of symptoms, such as pain when urinating. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chlamydia symptoms: The common signs in women - 70% 'don't notice any symptoms'
MOST people who have chlamydia will not notice any symptoms. Nonetheless, chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the UK. A large number of chlamydia infections go untreated because people are unaware they have it. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chlamydia: The symptom of the highly prevalent STI that can show up on your face
WHILE some sexually transmitted infections yield symptoms, others, such as chlamydia, rarely do. Picking up the infection early, however, is imperative for women as it can threaten their fertility. One telltale sign of chlamydia may occasionally appear on the face. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chlamydia: The burning sensation that signals the presence of the STI in men
CHLAMYDIA is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the UK. Passed through unprotected sex it can cause a number of symptoms and lead to serious conditions if left untreated. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news