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The incidence of these three STDs has generally decreased over the last decade, both in the general population and among adolescents. In the United States, partner notification and counseling are recommended for all STDs especially for high-risk groupsand such activities are supported with federal funds. Two of the selected countries Germany and the Netherlands do not include early latent syphilis. STDs are common, especially among young people. Avoid anal intercourse, or use a male latex condom and topical microbicides. Declines in STDs in some countries, in particular the Nordic countries, offer hope that it is possible to reduce the burden of STDs through a combination of information and education programs, partner notification and active screening strategies, better access to STD health care, and programs promoting behavioral change. In fact, surveys show that female adolescents are less likely than males of the same age to report condom use. Symptoms may include painful blisters or open sores in the genital area.