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5 reasons why 3 STDs are roaring back in America

We don’t talk much about chlamydia, gonorrhea, or syphilis, in part because it can seem like they’re not big health issues anymore. But it turns out more and more Americans may be quietly suffering from these once nearly eliminated STDs.

According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were nearly 2.3 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis reported in the United States in 2017 — the highest cumulative number ever recorded, and one that surpassed a 2016 record high.

The leaps in cases over the last few years are truly eye-popping.

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 5 reasons why 3 STDs are roaring back in America

The CDC found spikes in cases of syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia — again.

5 STDs You Can Have Without Knowing It

Here are the STDs that don't have obvious symptoms. Take this as your official reminder to not only practice safe sex, but get tested regularly especially if you have new partners or are thinking of becoming pregnant at any point later in life.

5 reasons why 3 STDs are roaring back in America

The CDC found spikes in cases of syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia — again.

STD Chart

Through a partnership with the National Network of STD Clinical Prevention Training Centers (NNPTC) and the American Sexually Transmitted Disease Association (ASTDA), a laminated 8½ x 11 summary chart of the updated treatment guidelines is now available from NCSD and these partners.

STD Prevention Science Series

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of STD Prevention (DSTDP) and The American Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association (ASTDA) have partnered to bring you the latest research and best practices for STD prevention with the STD Prevention Science Series.


We have only one mission: To help STD testing services accessible, by comparing and reviewing the best STD testing services. That simple!

The STD Project

Established in April of 2012 during STD Awareness Month, The STD Project is a multi-award-winning independent website and progressive movement eradicating STD stigma by facilitating and encouraging awareness, education, and acceptance through story-telling and resource recommendations. We are taking steps toward modern-day sexual health and prevention by advocating for conscientious and informed decisions.

Your STD Help

Sexuality is one of our most basic and beautiful characteristics as human beings. We are all driven toward each other because of it. Unfortunately Over the years intercourse has become increasingly dangerous. With Stds And viruses spreading like wildfire across the world we must all take steps to protect ourselves. The estimated total number of people living in the US with std is over 65 million.

I Wanna Know

Some STIs will cause very obvious symptoms. But many STIs cause no symptoms or only mild symptoms, so you could not know you have an infection. In fact, most people who have an STI have no symptoms. A test from your healthcare provider may be the only sure way to tell if you are infected.

International Journal of STD & AIDS

The International Journal of STD & AIDS provides a clinically oriented forum for investigating and treating sexually transmissible infections, HIV and AIDS. Publishing original research and practical papers, the journal contains in-depth review articles, short papers, case reports, audit reports, CPD papers and a lively correspondence column.

Its Your Sex Life

Your guide to STDs and getting tested.

Sex & U is committed to providing you credible and up-to-date information and education on sexual health.

Sex etc.

Scary fact: Half of the HIV and AIDS infections in the world occur in people under the age of 25. That means people like YOU and ME.

Sexually Transmitted Infections

Sexually Transmitted Infections is the world's longest running international journal on sexual health. It aims to keep practitioners, trainees and researchers up to date in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of all STIs and HIV. The journal publishes original research, descriptive epidemiology, evidence-based reviews and comment on the clinical, public health, sociological and laboratory aspects of sexual health from around the world.


CDC’s Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Treatment Guidelines, 2021 provides current evidence-based prevention, diagnostic and treatment recommendations that replace the 2015 guidance. The recommendations are intended to be a source for clinical guidance. Healthcare providers should always assess patients based on their clinical circumstances and local burden.

National Prevention Information Network

Welcome! Looking for the latest news? Campaign ideas? Surveillance data? NPIN is here to provide you with the resources, tools, and ideas to support your organization’s efforts to prevent STDs.

Planned Parenthood

Find up-to-date information on how to prevent STIs with safer sex strategies and comprehensive information about the most common STIs, including how they transmitted, diagnosed, and treated.


More than 30 different bacteria, viruses and parasites are known to be transmitted through sexual contact. Eight of these pathogens are linked to the greatest incidence of sexually transmitted disease. Of these 8 infections, 4 are currently curable: syphilis, gonorrhoea, chlamydia and trichomoniasis. The other 4 are viral infections which are incurable: hepatitis B, herpes simplex virus (HSV or herpes), HIV, and human papillomavirus (HPV). Symptoms or disease due to the incurable viral infections can be reduced or modified through treatment.

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