Facts About STDs


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  • Estimated number of Americans living with an STD: 65 million
  • Number of new cases of STDs every year: 19 million
  • Number of Americans who will get an STD in their lifetime:  1 in 4
  • Number of unsafe sexual contacts it takes to get an STD:  1
  • Number of Americans who have genital herpes:  45 million
  • Percentage of Americans who have herpes and do not know it: 35
  • Seconds it takes for a new person gets genital herpes:  30
  • Number of people living with HIV/AIDS in America:  468,578
  • Percentage of those people who are African-American: 44
  • Number of people living with HIV who have not been diagnosed:  1 in 5
  • Maximum number of days it takes to detect HIV with a DNA by PCR test: 28
  • Estimated total number of cases of Chlamydia each year: 4,000,000
  • Percentage of women living with Chlamydia who do not know it: 75
  • Estimated cost of Chlamydia complications in the U.S. each year: $2,000,000,000
  • Average cost of antibiotic to treat a case of Chlamydia: $15
  • Percentage of people who have gonorrhea in the throat and do not know it:  90
  • Percentage of people who have syphilis, do not know it, and develop complications years later: 33
  • Estimated increased risk of acquiring HIV if infected with syphilis: 5 times
  • Percentage of IV drug users who are infected with Hepatitis B: 30
  • Percentage of IV drug users who are infected with Hepatitis C: 85
  • Percentage of straight men and women who have had sex with more than 5 people in the last 6 months who have Hepatitis B: 21
  • Number of people out of 100 infected with Hepatitis C who will develop chronic infection:  80


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STD911.com is a website that offers a free STD information booklet for mass distribution provided none of the links or information contained herein is altered in any way. Spread information not infection! Did you know that 1 in 4 people has an STD?

STD911.com answers the question “what are STDs?” and explains how to prevent and treat various sexually transmitted diseases including, chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, bacterial vaginosis, viral hepatitis, genital herpes, PID, HIV/AIDS, HPV.

The STD911.com booklet is a must-have resource for anyone who is sexually active. Our sponsors are our affiliate partners and we will make this free STD 911 information booklet available for distribution through them if they are interested in this value-added component of their services offered to clients.

STD911.com and all literary materials contained within, are intended to be used for informational purposes only and are not to be considered medical advice. We always advise those who suspect that they may have an STD to seek professional medical help as soon as possible.

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Introduction – What Are STDs?

STDs are sexually transmitted diseases, also known as STIs, sexually transmitted infections, which are passed on by sexual activity via unprotected intercourse (sex) in the vagina, anus, or from oral sex. STDs can be passed from sexual partner to sexual partner through both homosexual and heterosexual sex.

There are numerous types of STDs — you will find a brief description of the most common STD signs and STD symptoms in this guide — to answer your questions “what are STDs and how do they affect me?”

If you suddenly find that you have unusual symptoms that make you think that you might have an STD, or sexually transmitted disease, you will most likely be quite concerned, and wondering what to do. STD symptoms can be embarrassing, yet they must be addressed and treated to prevent further damage or further spreading of infection to other sexual partners.

If you have questions about some of the most common STD signs or STD symptoms that you are noticing, then read on and get some answers and some advice on what STDs are and how they affect your health.

This STD 911 guide is intended to be your one stop STD resource for aiding in the diagnosing of your sexual health, where to seek testing and treatment, as well as prevention of re-infection and spread of STDs. STDs must be treated with the utmost urgency.

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