The higher prevalence of STDs among adolescents may also reflect multiple barriers to accessing quality STD prevention and management services, including.
There are places that offer teen-friendly, confidential, and free STD tests. Incidence, Prevalence, and Cost of Sexually Transmitted Infections.
Today, two in five sexually active teen girls have had an STD that can cause infertility and even death. Also, though rates of HIV are very low among adolescents.
In 2012, gonorrhea rates were highest among adolescents and young adults. In 2012, the 1 in 4 teens contract a sexually transmitted disease every year.