Why are STD Screenings so important?

Many STDs are curable. Those without a cure are treatable. Protect yourself and others from unnecessary damage. Get tested regularly.

Did you know?

  1. 1) The CDC estimates that there are 19 million new cases of STDs in the United States each year.
  2. 2) Chlamydia is nicknamed the “silent” disease because approximately 75% of infected women and 50% of infected men either do not have symptoms, or symptoms are so mild they go unnoticed.
  3. 3) There is a cure for syphilis. However, if left untreated, it can lead to serious health issues and even death.
  4. 4) Approximately 1 in 4 women and 1 in 5 men are currently infected with genital herpes in the United States.

Private Testing Center’s Blog

Young People still Hook up after Learning about Partner’s STD

15 Feb 2019

One study discovered that 73% of individuals decide to go through with their hook up even after being told their partner has an STD. More

New Drug gives Hope to those with Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea

1 Feb 2019

A new drug called zoliflodacin is giving hope to individuals with antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea. Although it is still in trial phase, studies show that the new drug is 96% effective at treating antibiotic-resistant strains of gonorrhea. More

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