Read This if You Have Multiple Partners
STD statistics show that there has been a steady rise of such cases not only in the United States but across the globe. 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.
This does not change the fact that there are a lot of people, and the numbers are growing, who are suffering from chlamydia, syphilis and gonorrhea. For example there was one year in the United States where there were about a million people who have been diagnosed with Chlamydia. That number was obviously higher than the one that was recorded a year ago. meanwhile 350000 men and women had gonorrhea in 2007. There seems to be more people getting diagnosed with STD year after year.
Simply put, the statistics shows that the most common STDs are gonorrhea and chlamydia. Chlamydia is not hard to diagnose even if the symptoms are not showing. The same is true with gonorrhea. The good news is that when diagnosed early, they can be treated. On the other hand, if both diseases are not treated, there will be complications like infertility and pelvic inflammatory disease in females. A women who has untreated STD is at high risk of developing chronic pelvic pain and suffering 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 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 a subtle reminder that there is a big risk of STDs when you have multiple partners. It also helps to learn how to properly use a condom.
Moreover, people should also get themselves checked when they have a new partner. 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.