The three sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) — chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis — are making a comeback that is surprising and there are hosts of reasons for the increase in the preventable infections.
U.S. infections from three sexually transmitted diseases have risen for your fifth consecutive year. A little more than 1.7 million cases of chlamydia (kluh-MID’-ee-uh) were reported a year ago. The infection rate rose 3% from 2017. It’s the foremost ever reported each year, although the trend is basically by associated increased testing. About 580,000 gonorrhea... Continue Reading →