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Understanding STDs/STIs


STDs and STIs can lead to serious complications, so it’s important to know the facts.

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The Basics
STD/STI Testing

The Basics

The Facts About STDs/STIs

Stigma surrounds sexually transmitted diseases. Know the facts to protect yourself and others.

MGen is an STD with symptoms similar to other known infections, so why don’t we talk about it?

Throat irritation after oral sex may be the first sign you have an STI/STD.

That skin irritation could be a sign of an STI.

STD/STI Testing

Understanding STD/STI Testing

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

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.


Preventing STDs/STIs

The key to safer sex is regular testing and communication.

When it comes to STI prevention, education beats criminalization.

Demystify the gaps in sex ed, and learn practical solutions to keep you safe.

Gonorrhea is evolving so fast that it's outsmarting our ability to cure it.

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