These are the strains associated with cervical, anal, and head and neck cancers.
The CDC estimates that 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV, although rates are on the decline.
It can also spread to a fetus during pregnancy and cause stillbirth or other serious complications for the infant.The latent stage of the infection, which can last for years, shows no signs or symptoms.The third stage of the infection can affect your brain, nerves, eyes, heart, blood vessels, liver, bones, and joints.When symptoms do show, it’s usually a week after exposure and can include a sore throat. However, there has been an increase in reports of drug-resistant gonorrhea in the United States and around the world.The CDC recommends retesting if your symptoms don’t go away after you’ve completed the full course of antibiotics. According to the CDC, there were more than 74,000 reported new syphilis diagnoses in 2015.Gonorrhea affects the throat, genitals, urinary tract, and rectum.Like chlamydia, gonorrhea of the throat often doesn’t show any symptoms.In 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) received more than 1.5 million reports of chlamydial infection.Chlamydia can be passed through oral sex, but the infection is more likely to be transmitted through anal or vaginal sex.Sexually transmitted infections and diseases aren’t just contracted through vaginal or anal sex — any skin-to-skin contact with the genitals is enough to pass an STD or STI on to your partner.This means that oral sex using the mouth, lips, or tongue poses the same risks as other sexual activities.