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Sexually transmitted infections are on the rise: Should you worry?
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Sexually transmitted infections are preventable and treatable but we need a serious approach towards curing it in a well manner. Sometime peoples not having a full education so they think its not possible or its impossible. But the article itself a book which must read for everyone such as men women on this planet. Thanks a lot for sharing it. Really helpful too.
I don’t understand why the USPSTF focuses more on women getting tested than men. Women are more vulnerable than men to STDs and the ailments they can cause but it is the men they get them from. Did you know women are 4 times more susceptible to HSV-1/2 than men because of their anatomy? The lackadaisical opinion on men not getting tested just makes the spread of STDs worse and mainly for women. Why don’t men get tested regularly for HPV, HSV, chlamydia & gonorrhea? Historically men are more promiscuous and a condom doesn’t necessarily protect you from these STDs. USPSTF stance seems ridiculous and sexist and dangerous for women.
I agree 100% ; especially but not limited to HPV. Men don’t know if they are a carrier, yet they can spread the HPV to women. Yet only women get tested. That is insanely dangerous to mostly women. This has to be changed. There are no vaccines for older women, why is that? Something is very wrong here and it needs to be changed.
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