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.
Trusted information about bacterial infections from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on gonorrhoea and leprosy.
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.
Syphilis is relatively rare in Australia. It can cause serious health problems if left untreated. However, syphilis is easy to cure if found early.
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.
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.
Epididymitis causes an inflamed and painful testicle. You should see a doctor straight away for treatment. Read our trusted partner pages to find out more.
Urine tests can be used to diagnose conditions, such as pregnancy, infections, diseases such as diabetes or STIs and monitor drug use.
Painful sex for women
Experiencing pain or discomfort during sex is fairly common, but in some cases there is an underlying cause.