According to a report published this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of people with chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis is rising.
Which STDs are on the rise?
More than 2.5 million infections were reported in 2019, according to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released in May. Cases of chlamydia have increased by 19 percent since 2015. Gonorrhea was up 56 percent in the same time period. Even more alarming, syphilis jumped 74 percent.
What are the top 3 STDs in the United States?
The most common sexually transmitted infections in the United States are HPV, chlamydia and gonorrhea.
What are the 3 types of STDs?
STDs include just about every kind of infection. Bacterial STDs include chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. Viral STDs include HIV, genital herpes, genital warts (HPV), and hepatitis B. Trichomoniasis is caused by a parasite.
Which STD is most infectious?
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in America. In fact, almost every sexually active person catches it at some point in his or her life.