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ATLANTA (Reuters) - The number of U.S. syphilis cases rose for the fourth straight year in 2004, fueled by increases among men, while the gonorrhea disease rate reached a historic low, federal health researchers said on Tuesday.
By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Take-home antibiotics may be an effective way to ensure that the partners of men with certain sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) get treatment, a new study suggests.
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No difference found between injection and non-injection users.
Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) Ls a systemic, sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by a variety of the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis that rarely occurs in the United States and other industrialized countries; the prevalence of LGV is greatest in Africa, Southeast Asia, Central and South America, and Caribbean countries (1).
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