sexually transmitted infections


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Related to sexually transmitted infections: trichomoniasis, chlamydia, gonorrhea

sexually transmitted infections

STI, STD, a growing problem in Britain and elsewhere in the world. Between 1999 and 2004 in the UK, figures for GONORRHOEA rose 78 per cent, for CHLAMYDIAL INFECTIONS 73 per cent and for SYPHILIS 374 per cent. See ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME (AIDS), AMOEBIASIS, CANDIDIASIS, CHANCROID, CRAB LICE, Gardnerella vaginalis infection, GENITAL HERPES, GENITAL WARTS, genital THRUSH, GIARDIASIS, HEPATITIS A, B and C, GRANULOMA INGUINALE, LYMPHOGRANULOMA VENEREUM, SCABIES, TRICHOMONIASIS and YAWS.
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When they examined the rates for various sexually transmitted infections at a clinic in Leeds between 1997 and 2003, the researchers found that chlamydia and gonorrhea rates rose, but pubic lice cases significantly dropped off.
People who use party drugs or illegal drugs--and especially people who use them during sex--are more likely to get sexually transmitted infections like HSV-2 and HIV.
He said: "Improving awareness and encouraging safer sexual behaviour through health promotion and education is essential to helping prevent sexually transmitted infections.
When I spoke to her about it, she said it was none of my business but I found out from one of her friends that she caught an sexually transmitted infection.
Opportunities for the prevention of sexually transmitted infections in Japan (Editorial).
High incidence of new sexually transmitted infections in the year following a sexually transmitted infection: A case for rescreening," American College of Physicians 2006; 145(8):564-572.
Developing interventions to reduce the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections among heterosexual men, couples and ethnically diverse populations continues to be complex and challenging.
MANHUNT, the leading social networking site for gay men, with 2,000,000 members worldwide, is the first social networking site to address the ever-increasing spread of sexually transmitted infections via the Internet by funding a health position.
Sexually Transmitted Infections, Including HIV: Impact on Women's Reproductive Health provides the perinatal nurse with essential clinical information concerning sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
Only one in five female adolescents correctly identified nine common sexually transmitted infections or correctly answered seven true-false questions about their sequelae in a study of 259 subjects.
Questionnaires completed by patients aged 12-20 years at an outpatient clinic showed that most of them did not recognize hepatitis B or C as sexually transmitted infections (see bar chart), and 46% did not know that symptoms of sexually transmitted infections are less likely to appear in males than in females.
Dr Jewell said many people who carry sexually transmitted infections are unaware of the fact - putting their health and other people's well-being at risk.

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