from 2013 to 2014 — the first time that’s happened since 2006.
There were 20,000 cases of syphilis (up 15 percent); 350,000 cases of gonorrhea (up 5.1 percent); and a whopping 1.4 million cases of chlamydia (up 2.8 percent). That
are supposed to be visiting the gynecologist annually anyway, and doctors routinely offer those exams. Butif you are a sexually active woman younger than 25, or have risk factors such as new or multiple sex partners, you should request annual chlamydia and gonorrhea tests." Women