When Good Vaginas Go Bad. Susan H. Oakley, MD January 23 rd , 2013. HOT TOPICS. Background Info Normal Female Parts Menstrual Cycle Abnormal Menstruation, Diagnosis & Treatment Pregnancy and Prevention Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs/STDs) and Prevention Pelvic Exam. Background.
Susan H. Oakley, MD
January 23rd, 2013
Weinstock et al., Persp Sex Reprod Health, 2004
- every 2 years from 21-29
- every 3 years from 30+
- may discontinue at age 65-70
ACOG Practice Bulletin 109, December 2011
ACOG Practice Bulletin 128, July 2012
- ↓in high school students who have ever had sex 1991-2009: ↓54% to →46%
- ↓in high school students reporting sex with >4 persons 1991-2009: ↓19% →14%
- Paraguard (copper based) IUD
- Rhythm method (~basal body temperature)
- Mirena (progesterone) IUD
- Implanon (subdermal implant)
Note: Includes states and outlying areas that reported chlamydia positivity data on at least 500 women aged 15-24 years screened during 2003.
SOURCE: Regional Infertility Prevention Projects; Office of Population Affairs; Local and State STD Control Programs; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
*States reported gonorrhea positivity data on less than 500 women aged 15-24 years during 2003. Note: Includes states that reported gonorrhea positivity data on at least 500 women aged 15-24 years screened during 2003 except for Minnesota which submitted gonorrhea positivity data for July-December 2003 only.
SOURCE: Regional Infertility Prevention Program; Office of Population Affairs; Local and State STD Control Programs; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Note: The total rate of primary and secondary syphilis for the United States and outlying areas (including Guam, Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands) was 2.5 per 100,000 population. The Healthy People year 2010 objective is 0.2 per 100,000 population.
Source: CDC/NCHSTP 2003 STD Surveillance Report
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