What are the STI test options in Monroeville,PA?
Monroeville, Pennsylvania continues to record significant new diagnosis cases of sexually transmitted infections and diseases. The most common include Chlamydia, gonorrhea, Primary & Secondary syphilis, HIV/AIDs, Hepatitis and Herpes.
A recent report by the National Center for HIV/AIDs, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, indicated a notable rise in primary and secondary syphilis new diagnosis from 2.9 in 2011 to 5.1 per 100,000 in 2015, with 25 cases of congenital syphilis reported within the same period. Chlamydia prevalence was at 418 per 100,000 person and gonorrhea stood at 100 per 100,000 people. Syphilis was common among men while Chlamydia and gonorrhea document almost twice the number of men in women with new STI diagnosis.
An analysis of the report found out that men involved in sexual relations with other men and bisexuals reported high number of the new diagnosis. The severity was among the young adults between 20 and 24 years. Similarly, women suffered greatly from Chlamydia and congenital syphilis.
The Pennsylvania Public Health Department has launched scalable programs that greatly helped in sexually diseases management, control and prevention. There is the provision of health services, medication, support and educations.
Monroeville has several health centers that offer STD screening and testing, which include the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center based on the Falk Medical Building along the 3601 5th Avenue, Women’s Choice Network on Monroeville Mall and Allegheny County Health Department on Wylie Avenue.
Some local clinic may offer free STD screening and testing within the town. However, the scope of their services might not comprehensive. In addition, the services may involve long waiting time and you might not find doctors on the premises or on phone.
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