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Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted infection (STI) in Australia. Learn more about the prevention, testing and treatment of chlamydia, as well as contact tracing.
There are many different kinds of infectious diseases. Find out about conditions such as shingles, chlamydia, measles, conjunctivitis, tonsillitis, bronchitis and more here.
Screening tests for STIs
Sexually transmitted infections, or STIs, won’t always have symptoms that you notice. So, if you’re sexually active, it’s a good idea to have an STI screening test regularly.
Pelvic inflammatory disease
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a condition that affects around 1 in 8 women; it's most common in sexually active women aged 20 to 24.
Safe sex - an overview
Affection, love and sex are important aspects of life. But sexual activity can also be associated with risks and health problems. Learn more here.
Syphilis is relatively rare in Australia. It can cause serious health problems if left untreated. However, syphilis is easy to cure if found early.
Blood in semen
Finding blood in your semen can be alarming but in most cases is not serious. It will generally pass within a few days without the need for treatment. Find out more about blood in semen here.
Vaginal bleeding after sex
If you have any vaginal bleeding after sex you should visit your doctor or family planning clinic. Any bleeding from the vagina after menopause should be checked by a doctor.
Painful sex for women
Experiencing pain or discomfort during sex is fairly common, but in some cases there is an underlying cause.
Did you know Australia is the only country in the developed world with trachoma, an eye infection that can cause blindness? Learn how to prevent it.