While Mycoplasma genitalium is emerging as one of the most common causes of sexually transmitted infections, and is often underrecognized and treated with ineffective antibiotics.
Vulvovaginal candidiasis, bacterial vaginitis, and trichomoniasis are causes of vaginitis and cause significant amount of discomfort for women.
From 2009-2010 to 2013-2014, there was a decrease in the prevalence of vaccine-type human papillomavirus among unvaccinated young women, which suggests they are beginning to benefit from herd immunity.
About 60% of teens in the US received 1 or more HPV vaccines in 2016, but did not complete the series.
A promising new treatment has been identified in the fight against multidrug-resistant gonorrhea.
Patients with HPV-associated oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma have higher 5-year overall survival rates after surgery.
People who had been vaccinated with the MeNZB vaccine were less likely to have gonorrhea than people who weren't vaccinated.
Survivors of anal cancer have an elevated risk of HPV-related second primary malignancies.
Expedited partner therapy associated with lower rates of sexually transmitted infections.
Because MSM represent the majority of all primary and secondary syphilis cases, addressing the high rates of syphilis among MSM is essential to the success of syphilis prevention programs.
Self-persuasion method facilitates HPV vaccination better than external persuasion in low literacy, safety-net settings.
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