[Editor's note: The following subject material may not be suitable for all ages.]

First off: Gross.

Second, we feel sorry for whoever had to put together the following graph on the areas in the U.S. with the highest rates of STDs per 100,000 people. Because, again, gross:

STD Heat MapClick for larger image (Courtesy: BestMedicalDegrees.com)

Big takeaways: Chlamydia is ​way ​more common than it should be, there’s something really weird going on in the South (the highest occurrences of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis?) and the Northeast has the unfortunate distinction of being the region with the highest concentration of Aids victims.

Follow Becket Adams (@BecketAdams) on Twitter

(H/T: Daily Mail)