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Sexually Transmitted Infections

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

05/01/2021 Urethritis: Rapid Evidence Review Algorithm Differential Diagnosis
07/15/2020 Syphilis: Far from Ancient History Algorithm
11/01/2016 Epididymitis: An Overview Differential Diagnosis
06/01/2016 Genital Herpes: A Review Differential Diagnosis
01/15/2016 CDC Releases 2015 Guidelines on the Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Disease [Practice Guidelines]
12/15/2012 Chlamydia Trachomatis Infections: Screening, Diagnosis, and Management
11/15/2012 Diagnosis and Management of Gonococcal Infections Differential Diagnosis

Screening and Diagnosis

02/01/2021 Screening for Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia with Patient-Collected HPV Samples [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
03/15/2020 Genital Ulcers: Differential Diagnosis and Management Differential Diagnosis
04/15/2019 Screening for Syphilis In Pregnant Women: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
09/15/2017 Screening for Syphilis Infection in Nonpregnant Adults and Adolescents [Putting Prevention into Practice]
06/15/2017 Serologic Screening for Genital Herpes Infection [Putting Prevention into Practice]
06/15/2017 Serologic Screening for Genital Herpes Infection: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
12/01/2016 Sexually Transmitted Infections: Recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
11/15/2016 Screening for Syphilis Infection in Nonpregnant Adults and Adolescents: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
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]
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

11/15/2020 Behavioral Counseling Interventions to Prevent Sexually Transmitted Infections: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
11/15/2020 Behavioral Counseling Interventions to Prevent Sexually Transmitted Infections [Putting Prevention into Practice]
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

03/15/2021 Visual Disturbance and Skin Rash [Photo Quiz]
09/15/2019 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention Algorithm Differential Diagnosis
11/15/2014 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
02/01/2008 ACOG Releases Guidelines on Managing Herpes in Pregnancy [Practice Guidelines]

Editorials and Letters

07/15/2020 Closing Primary and Prenatal Care Gaps to Prevent Congenital Syphilis [Editorials]
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

05/01/2021 Urethritis Patient Education
11/01/2016 Epididymitis: What You Should Know Patient Education
06/01/2016 Genital Herpes: What You Should Know Patient Education
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

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

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