Alarming reports of sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise with men who have intercourse with the same sex and young adults are the most susceptible group to acquire the infections. The records shows 40 per cent of infections with the new strains from gonorrhea infection, while 60 per cent of the new syphilis infections were found in gay and bisexual men. The recent studies have shown a significant increase by one third from last year's recorded cases. While genital herpes is on the rise as well, it comes in third place. The figure shows that we must be more aggressive in combating these types of infections. Global incident of these sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise the likes of chlamydia, genital herpes and also HIV are on record breaking high this year. To prevent the prevalence of this type of infection the World Health Organization (WHO) is being proactive in the dissemination of information more than ever in educating homosexual men with their sex encounters with the same sex.
Ways of Avoiding STI's
Well the first line of defense to avoid having infections with the said STI's like gonorrhea, genital herpes, chlamydia, syphilis and other sexually acquired contagion with gay men is getting the correct information to avoid contracting the diseases in the first place nothing beats educating one's self. Using a condom is a great alternative in keeping the communicable disease at bay. Being in a committed relationship with a loyal partner is another great way to avoid HIV and the likes of the said virus. We are responsible with our bodies so it’s just right to know the alternatives that let us still enjoy sexual pleasures without being scared of the consequences after having sex. Gay bare back may not really be a recommended practice when it comes to fornicating because there is little or no protection at all, unless you only have a partner to do it with and also constantly having regular check-ups. The thing is new strains of gonorrhea don't work with conventional medications. It’s frighting to think that gay men are the most susceptible in contracting these type of infections and if you happen to contract one of the infection it’s more likely that you’re going to contract the HIV more easily.
STI's and Being Gay
It doesn't mean that you're gay you can be careless about your sexual health. Each one of us has the obligation on being responsible adults in the sheets. The more people you sleep with, you put yourself and others in a much greater risk of getting miasma and the risk of passing it to other sexual partners you encounter. Being armed with the right information and disseminating the information to your friends would be a great boost in imparting the knowledge you know in helping others on avoiding in catching the disease.