10 Forms of STD Common in America

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Due to the global population explosion and the advancement of modern society, sexual diseases are on the rise. This is natural as global birth rates increase. Sexually transmitted diseases are often blamed on questionable lifestyle choices. However all diseases become more prevalent as our worldwide populations rise. Each is STD is generally treatable, especially when a physician detects it early. We have compiled a list of the ten most common form of STD in America. Symptoms and statistics are supplied to help you contain the spread of sexually transmitted diseases.

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1. The US’s #1 STD – Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

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The Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is common among people who take part in high levels of sexual activity. The Center for Disease Control reports that almost all sexually active individuals, of both sexes, will contract a variety of HPV. It is said that estimating the amount of infected people is impossible. It spreads through many different forms of intercourse. If left untreated dire complications will arise. These can take many years to arise and exhibit genital warts as a key characteristic. Persistent itching and discolored swollen areas of the genitals are the first signs of genital warts. This can later lead to bleeding during intercourse. HPV is also responsible for many cancers, particularly cervical cancer. It is therefore one of the most dangerous STDs plaguing countless people around the world.

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