Syphilis Is On The RiseOver the past ten years the rates of a sexually transmitted disease, thought to be a thing of the past, have been on the rise. I am talking about syphilis.
High Rate Of Sexually Transmitted Disease Among TeensAccording to the CDC, one in four teens between the ages of 14 and 19 has been exposed to a sexually transmitted disease. Now the statistics are startling, but it's an important message that needed to get out.
The HPV VaccineThe American Academy of Pediatrics and many other organizations are recommending that both girls and boys get the human papillomavirus vaccine.
ChlamydiaC. Trachomatis causes one of the most prevalent sexually transmitted infections worldwide, as well as infections of the eye that are a leading infectious cause of blindness.
HPV Vaccine Recommended For BoysThe American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that all boys between the ages of 11 and 12 receive the three-dose vaccine for the human papillomavirus or hpv.
Herpes Is Not Just Sexually TransmittedHerpes can affect the genital area and it is a major health issue. But herpes is also a major cause of cold sores which usually show up on the lips or the mouth as a cluster of blisters with a red base.