Our Symptom checker provides clinical advice on what to do next based on your symptoms.
Gonorrhoea (the clap)
Also known as 'the clap', gonorrhoea often has no symptoms. Learn how to spot symptoms, maintain and how gonorrhoea is treated.
Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhoea has increased
Cases of gonorrhoea have risen in Australia, and many people don't know they have it. But this STI can cause infertility if left untreated.
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.
Urine tests can be used to diagnose conditions, such as pregnancy, infections, diseases such as diabetes or STIs and monitor drug use.
PrEP, the pill that can stop HIV infection, on PBS from April 1
A drug that can prevent HIV infection known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, or 'PrEP', is to be added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).
Oral sex and mouth care
Mouth sores can be caused as a result of oral sex. If you think you have developed mouth sores it is important to seek medical advice.
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.
Every woman has some vaginal discharge. It's usually healthy and serves a purpose. Here's how to know what's normal, and what's a sign of infection.
Contact tracing is a method used to slow the spread of infections by identifying people who have been in contact with an infected person.
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a tablet you can take daily to reduce your risk of infection if exposed to HIV. Learn more about its benefits and risks here.