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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on sexually transmitted disease and related issues, including chlamydia, genital herpes, gonorrhea, human papillomavirus, and syphilis. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.
Note: This topic collection does not include human immunodeficiency virus (see separate topic collection on HIV/AIDS) or hepatitis (see separate topic collection on Hepatitis and Other Liver Diseases).

Categories

Overview

Screening and Diagnosis

Prevention

Treatment

Complications and Special Situations

Editorials and Letters

Patient Education, Self-Care

Other AFP Content



Overview

01/15/2016 CDC Releases 2015 Guidelines on the Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Disease [Practice Guidelines] new
12/15/2012 Chlamydia Trachomatis Infections: Screening, Diagnosis, and Management
11/15/2012 Diagnosis and Management of Gonococcal Infections Differential Diagnosis
09/01/2012 Syphilis: A Reemerging Infection
11/15/2010 Human Papillomavirus: Clinical Manifestations and Prevention Algorithm Patient Education
04/01/2009 Epididymitis and Orchitis: An Overview Differential Diagnosis
10/15/2005 Genital Herpes: A Review Patient Education

Screening and Diagnosis

06/15/2015 Preventive Health Care for Men Who Have Sex with Men Algorithm
05/01/2015 AAP Releases Policy Statement on Screening for Nonviral Sexually Transmitted Infections in Adolescents and Young Adults [Practice Guidelines]
04/01/2015 Screening for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
10/15/2005 Screening for Genital Herpes: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
07/01/2005 Screening for Genital Herpes [Putting Prevention into Practice]
11/15/2004 Screening for Syphilis Infection: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
07/15/2007 Screening and Treatment for Sexually Transmitted Infections in Pregnancy Patient Education
07/15/2006 Primary Care for Lesbians and Bisexual Women Patient Education
11/01/2002 The Proactive Sexual Health History: Key to Effective Sexual Health Care Algorithm

Prevention

04/01/2015 Behavioral Counseling Interventions to Prevent Sexually Transmitted Infections: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
12/15/2010 Bivalent HPV Recombinant Vaccine (Cervarix) for the Prevention of Cervical Cancer [STEPS]

Treatment

09/01/2014 Management of External Genital Warts Differential Diagnosis
03/15/2012 Gonorrhea [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
12/15/2007 Prevention and Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases: An Update Patient Education
06/01/2007 CDC Changes Treatment Guidelines for Gonorrhea [Practice Guidelines]
11/01/2005 Antiviral Agents for Pregnant Women with Genital Herpes [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
09/01/2004 Genital Herpes [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
03/15/2000 Treatment of Common Cutaneous Herpes Simplex Virus Infections Patient Education

Complications and Special Situations

11/15/2014 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
04/15/2012 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Patient Education
02/01/2008 ACOG Releases Guidelines on Managing Herpes in Pregnancy [Practice Guidelines]

Editorials and Letters

09/01/2012 Care of a Sexually Active Adolescent [Curbside Consultation]
01/01/2007 HPV Vaccine: A Cornerstone of Female Health [Editorials]
10/01/2002 Sexually Transmitted Disease: A Private Matter? [Curbside Consultation]
04/01/2006 Transmission of Herpes Simplex Virus via Oral Sex [Letters to the Editor]

Patient Education, Self-Care

09/01/2014 Genital Warts Patient Education
11/15/2012 Gonorrhea Patient Education
09/01/2012 Syphilis: What It Is and How It Is Treated Patient Education
04/15/2012 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Patient Education

From FamilyDoctor.org

AAFP's Patient Education Resource

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

Other AFP Content

TIPS FROM OTHER JOURNALS

11/01/2010 Can HSV-2 Suppression Reduce HIV-1 Transmission?

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