The yearly report of U.S Centers for Disease Control Prevention reveals that the rate of STD falls in the United States. The proportion of most common sexual disease dropped after a long time period of three decades.
The Health authorities notify that Chlamydia cases cut down around 1.5 percent in 2013. The report shows that every year approximately 1.4 million cases of Chlamydia emerged in the US. The proportion is relatively bigger as compared to the other sexually transmitted disease.
Chlamydia is a commonly transmitted sexual disease. A bacterium known as Chlamydia trachomtis is responsible for this deadly disease. Generally, Chlamydia does not show any symptoms because of which it is known as silent disease. It directly infects the reproductive system of the women. It can be cured through strong antibiotics.
Moreover, the report unveils that proportion of the most transmittable kind of syphilis increase up to 10 percent. Last year, around 17,375 cases of major and minor syphilis reported.
The U.S Center for Disease Control and Prevention also found that gonorrhea cases decreased 1 percent. However, the cases of drug resistant gonorrhea increased to a great extent.
The government health agency reported that initial screening and diagnosis is necessary to avert the transmission and complication of STDs. Therefore, sexually active bisexual and gay men should go through complete STD screening every year.