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Sexually transmitted infections (STI)

Trusted information on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as gonorrhoea, chlamydia, HIV and AIDS, herpes, hepatitis B and syphilis.

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Safe sex - an overview

Trusted information on sexual health and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), plus some facts and figures.

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Gonorrhoea (the clap)

Gonorrhoea (also known as 'the clap') is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria and can affect the urethra, cervix, anus, throat or eyes. Find out more about its, diagnosis, symptoms, treatment, prevention, plus links to trusted resources.

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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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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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Genital herpes

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection that's caused by the herpes simplex virus. Read more about its symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

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Genital herpes symptoms

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection with symptoms that become milder with recurring episodes. Learn about what symptoms you can expect.

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Chlamydia

Trusted information about chlamydia including what it is, causes, symptoms, treatments, prevention and personal stories.

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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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Syphilis

Trusted information on what syphilis is, including symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, how it's spread, treatment options, and when to seek help.

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Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhoea on the rise

Many people with gonorrhoea don't know they have it, but this STI can cause infertility if left untreated. And cases of gonorrhoea are up by 63% in Australia.

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