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Man’s Rate of Infection from One Act of Intercourse with an Infected Partner
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# NEW CASES EACH YEAR

CURABLE, NONVIRAL DISEASES MALE FEMALE
CHLAMYDIA (4-12 MILLION/YR.)
Can cause Infertility, risk of HIV if exposed *
20% 40%
TRICHOMONIASIS (3 MILLION/YR.)
risk of HIV if exposed *
No data No data
GONORRHEA (1.1 MILLION/YR.)
Can cause Infertility, risk of HIV if exposed *
25% 50%
SYPHILIS (120,000/YR.)
Seriously damages many parts of the 20% 30%
body, risk of HIV if exposed *
20% 30%
NONCURABLE, VIRAL DISEASES    
HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS
(HPV) GENITAL WARTS
(½ - 1 MILLION/YR.)
Some types - can cancer of the penis & anus
10% 10%

GENITAL HERPES (200,000-500,000/YR.)
Repeated outbreaks, risk of HIV if exposed *,
By age 30, 30% Americans exposed

30% 30%
HEPATITIS B (100,000-200,000/YR.)
Promotes liver damage and risk of liver cancer
5% 10%

HIV/AIDS (40,000 new cases/YR.)
Virus can progress to AIDS
in 8-15+ yrs, risk of other STDs
(Padian,et al., American Journal of Epidemology, 1997, 146:350-57)

 

**Not from one act, Risk of Giving HIV to Partner

HIV+ Male to HIV – Female
Woman has an 8 times greater risk of getting infected from the man.

* NOTE - If exposed to the HIV/AIDS virus, anyone who is infected with these STDs has an risk of becoming infected. Anyone infected with the HIV/AIDS virus also has a risk of getting infected, if they are exposed to the other STDs.


Mary Lee O’Connell, CRNP - 8/04 ©