Category: chlamydia

STDs Cases Increase Dramatically Last Year in Arizona

Arizona’s Maricopa and Pinal Counties See Large Increases in STDs During 2017 A new report from reveals that STD cases in two of Arizona’s most populous counties skyrocketed last year. Maricopa County—including the cities of Phoenix, Tempe, and Scottsdale—has seen a growing number of STD cases for years, increasing 14 percent last year alone. […]

Video: Chlamydia Facts and Symptoms with Dr. Bobby Lazzara

  In this video, Dr. Bobby Lazzara of the Medical News Minute shares chlamydia basics for Learn the causes, methods of transmission, and symptoms of this sexually transmitted disease as well as who should be tested and what type of treatment is available.   Where can I learn more about chlamydia? Learn more about […]

STD Dictionary: Slang Terms

STD Dictionary

There are a range of different sexually transmitted diseases and they all have scientific names that can be difficult to get your tongue around. Fortunately, there are slang terms that make things easier for us mere mortals. In this article, we will have a look at the most common sexually transmitted diseases and common slang […]

How Chlamydia Avoids the Immune System

Chlamydia or Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common sexually transmitted infection on a worldwide level. At this point, 7-8% of UK people aged under 25 are infected with the bacteria. Furthermore, 70% of all infected women and 50% of men with the infection do not experience any symptoms when infected. Therefore, the risk of getting […]

Which State Has the Highest STD Rates

Sexually transmitted diseases are dangerous and they are everywhere. In places where people are most careless about their sexual health, STDs can spread rapidly. According to estimates, treating STDs in the US costs the country $16 billion every year. At this point, there are approximately 30 million infections being transmitted yearly, half of them in people aged […]

Which Cities Have The Highest STD Infection Rates?

When it comes to sexual education, the US ranks behind a lot of other developed nations. The Guttmacher Institute released a report last year, saying that the rate of abortion and teen pregnancy in the US rank among the highest in the developed world. The lack of quality sex education in the United States helps explains […]

Which Cities Have The Most Chlamydia Infections?

Over the years, healthcare providers have tested thousands of people across the U.S, and millions of them around the world. Such testing allows professionals to keep track of statistics, pinpointing the locations that have the most STD diagnosis. If you are also located in the US and wonder what cities have the most STIs, this […]

STD Demographics: Who’s At Risk for STDs?

Anyone can become infected with a sexually transmitted disease, but certain people are at higher risk than others. These groups include gay, bisexual men and young people, as well as those who have sex with different partners. Who’s Most at Risk for Acquiring STDs? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that every […]

Is There a Link Between Chlamydia and Cervical Cancer?

Chlamydia is the most common known sexually transmitted disease in the US, with more than one million new cases reported in 2011. This infection affects both women and men and is transmitted through sexual contact. In many cases, chlamydia does not come with visible symptoms, but can still be easily treated with antibiotics. In the […]

Chlamydia and Infertility

With nearly three million Americans infected every year, chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted infection. This infection can be transmitted through vaginal, anal and oral sex and can affect both men and women’s fertility. What is the cause of chlamydia, how can you protect yourself and what is the best treatment?   Cause and […]