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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.

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Sexually transmitted infections (STI)

Sex is part of a healthy relationship, but can carry risks. Learn about safe sex, STIs, spotting symptoms, and what to do if you get infected.

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Chlamydia

Chlamydia is one of the most common STIs in Australia. Find out how you can help avoid it and when to get tested.

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Syphilis

Syphilis is relatively rare in Australia. It can cause serious health problems if left untreated. However, syphilis is easy to cure if found early.

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Trichomoniasis

Trichomoniasis is an infection that usually spreads during sex, but can also be spread by sharing wet towels or washers. Learn more about the treatment and prevention options.

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Gonorrhoea (the clap)

Also known as 'the clap', gonorrhoea often has no symptoms. Learn how to spot symptoms, maintain and how gonorrhoea is treated.

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Vaginal bleeding caused by infection

Trusted information about vaginal bleeding caused by infection can be found on this page.

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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.

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Epididymitis

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.

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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).

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