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Adverse Events, Comorbidities, and HIVSexually Transmitted Infections

An Underused Strategy for Surge in STDs: Treat Patients' Partners Without a Doctor Visit

Doctor and patients
Caitlin Hillyard/KHN illustration
    Crystal Bowe
    Physician Crystal Bowe, who practices in North and South Carolina, said she occasionally writes prescriptions for her patients' partners but worries about possible drug allergies or side effects. "I don't know their medical conditions," she says. "I may contribute to a problem down the road that I'm going to be held liable for."Crystal Bowe
    Partner Therapy for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia

    Anna Gorman

    Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

    Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation