Risk FactorsRisk factors for sexually transmitted diseases include:
* sexual activity among young adults 25 and younger
* multiple sex partners
* prior history of STDs
* unprotected sex
* illicit drug use
Those who fall within one or more of these categories should be tested for STDs in regular intervals. Sites of infection may include pharynx, rectum, vagina, cervix, and urethra. Due to anatomical and biochemical differences, women are also at increased risk for acquiring chlamydia than men.
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