Figures show increase in sexually transmitted infections

There has been a dramatic increase in sexually transmitted infections in the past year - according to the Dublin Well Woman Centre.

Figures show increase in sexually transmitted infections

There has been a dramatic increase in sexually transmitted infections in the past year - according to the Dublin Well Woman Centre.

Publishing its annual report - the centre said that there has been a 72% increase in the level of positive results for Genital Herpes across its three Dublin clinics in just 12 months.

While for Chlamydia - the number of positive tests has increased by 35%.

The centre said that the rising figures show that the sexual health of the Irish population is now a serious cause for concern.

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