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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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Gonorrhoea symptoms

Gonorrhoea (also known as ‘the clap’) is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Find out more about its symptoms, plus links to trusted resources.

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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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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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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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Vaginal thrush diagnosis

Trusted information about vaginal thrush diagnosis can be found on this page.

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Safe sex

By practicing safe sex, you will prevent the spread of sexually transmitted infection (STIs) and minimise the risk of unplanned pregnancy.

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Condoms

Male and female condoms are an excellent form of contraception that prevents most types of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and unplanned pregnancy.

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Genital herpes treatment

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection that can be treated to alleviate symptoms. Learn more about the different treatment options available.

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Sexual assault treatment

It is still advisable to get medical treatment after a rape or sexual assault, even you if you do not intend to report the crime. This is to ensure any injuries are seen to and you are tested for sexually transmitted infections.

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Genital herpes prevention

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection that can be prevented by practising safe sex. Learn about the best ways to prevent genital herpes infection.

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