• Topic

    Sexually Transmitted Infections

    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 two years 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
    General
    Jul 15, 2022 Screening for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]   FREE
    Overview
    May 15, 2022 Sexually Transmitted Infections: Updated Guideline From the CDC [Practice Guidelines]   CME
    May 15, 2022 Sexually Transmitted Infections: Updates From the 2021 CDC Guidelines   CME
    Apr 15, 2022 Chlamydial and Gonococcal Infections: Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment   CME   DDx   PtEd
    Aug 15, 2021 Human Papillomavirus: Screening, Testing, and Prevention   CME
    May 01, 2021 Urethritis: Rapid Evidence Review   CME   Alg   DDx   PtEd
    Jul 15, 2020 Syphilis: Far from Ancient History   Alg   PtEd
    Nov 01, 2016 Epididymitis: An Overview   DDx   PtEd
    Jun 01, 2016 Genital Herpes: A Review   DDx   PtEd
    Patient Education, Self-Care
    Apr 15, 2022 Chlamydia [Information from Your Family Doctor]   FREE   PtEd
    Apr 15, 2022 Gonorrhea [Information from Your Family Doctor]   FREE   PtEd
    May 01, 2021 Urethritis [Information from Your Family Doctor]   FREE
    Nov 01, 2016 Epididymitis: What You Should Know [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Jun 01, 2016 Genital Herpes: What You Should Know [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Sep 01, 2014 Genital Warts [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Nov 15, 2012 Gonorrhea [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Apr 15, 2012 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Screening and Diagnosis
    Nov 15, 2022 Binx IO Point-of-Care Test for Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae Infections [Diagnostic Tests]
    Jul 15, 2022 Screening for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea [Putting Prevention Into Practice]   CME
    Nov 15, 2021 Aptima Assay for Detection of Mycoplasma genitalium Infection [Diagnostic Tests]
    Feb 01, 2021 Screening for Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia with Patient-Collected HPV Samples [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
    Mar 15, 2020 Genital Ulcers: Differential Diagnosis and Management   DDx   PtEd
    Apr 15, 2019 Screening for Syphilis in Pregnant Women: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
    Sep 15, 2017 Screening for Syphilis Infection in Nonpregnant Adults and Adolescents [Putting Prevention Into Practice]
    Jun 15, 2017 Serologic Screening for Genital Herpes Infection [Putting Prevention Into Practice]   Tool
    Jun 15, 2017 Serologic Screening for Genital Herpes Infection: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
    Dec 01, 2016 Sexually Transmitted Infections: Recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force   PtEd
    Nov 15, 2016 Screening for Syphilis Infection in Nonpregnant Adults and Adolescents: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
    Jun 15, 2015 Preventive Health Care for Men Who Have Sex with Men   Alg   PtEd
    May 01, 2015 AAP Releases Policy Statement on Screening for Nonviral Sexually Transmitted Infections in Adolescents and Young Adults [Practice Guidelines]
    Apr 01, 2015 Screening for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
    Jul 15, 2007 Screening and Treatment for Sexually Transmitted Infections in Pregnancy   PtEd
    Jul 15, 2006 Primary Care for Lesbians and Bisexual Women   PtEd
    Complications and Special Situations
    Aug 15, 2022 Neurosyphilis, Ocular Syphilis, and Otosyphilis: Detection and Treatment [Editorials]   FREE
    Mar 15, 2021 Visual Disturbance and Skin Rash [Photo Quiz]
    Sep 15, 2019 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention   Alg   DDx   PtEd
    Nov 15, 2014 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
    Feb 01, 2008 ACOG Releases Guidelines on Managing Herpes in Pregnancy [Practice Guideline]
    Editorials and Letters
    Jul 15, 2020 Closing Primary and Prenatal Care Gaps to Prevent Congenital Syphilis [Editorials]
    Sep 01, 2012 Care of a Sexually Active Adolescent [Curbside Consultation]
    Jan 01, 2007 HPV Vaccine: A Cornerstone of Female Health [Editorials]
    Apr 01, 2006 Transmission of Herpes Simplex Virus via Oral Sex [Letters to the Editor]
    Oct 01, 2002 Sexually Transmitted Disease: A Private Matter? [Curbside Consultation]
    Prevention
    Dec 15, 2010 Bivalent HPV Recombinant Vaccine (Cervarix) for the Prevention of Cervical Cancer [STEPS]
    Treatment
    Sep 01, 2014 Management of External Genital Warts   DDx   PtEd
    Mar 15, 2012 Gonorrhea [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
    Dec 15, 2007 Prevention and Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases: An Update   PtEd
    Nov 01, 2005 Antiviral Agents for Pregnant Women with Genital Herpes [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
    Sep 01, 2004 Genital Herpes [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
    Mar 15, 2000 Treatment of Common Cutaneous Herpes Simplex Virus Infections   PtEd

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