Understanding STDs/STIs | STD/STI Testing


Get tested. Committed relationships aren't foolproof protection from STIs and STDs..

Considering health and longevity, the old maxim isn't wrong: Prevention is better than cure.

Having your backside checked regularly might just save your life.

Most are curable, but when left untreated, secondary complications can be life-threatening.

Prevent or safely handle an asymptomatic infection with a bit of health management.

You've always made sure you were regularly tested for STIs. What could go wrong?

Penetrative sex isn't the only way STDs are spread. Oral sex requires caution, too.

Some STIs and STDs don't have symptoms. Here's what you can do to protect your health.

Reluctant to go to a doctor’s office? Try an at-home test for sexually transmitted diseases.

Getting tested is easy, and talking to your partner about it should be easy, too.