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Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
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Sexually transmitted infections (STI)

Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections.

Chlamydia

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

Genital herpes can be spread through kissing.

Genital herpes

Genital herpes is spread by skin-to-skin contact – even through kissing or foreplay. There are things you can do to control it, so read on.

Genital herpes can be spread through kissing.

Genital warts

Genital warts are an STI that causes bumps that appear on areas such as the vagina, penis, anus and scrotum. Learn about treatments and prevention opt...

Condoms with a water-based lubricant help prevent gonorrhoea.

Gonorrhoea

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

Vaccination is safe and effective in protecting against hepatitis B.

Hepatitis B infection

Hepatitis B can lead to liver damage over time. If it turns out you have hepatitis B, it is important to protect others from infection. Find out how.

Blood test for HIV

HIV infection and AIDS

Today, people with HIV are unlikely to develop AIDS if they get effective treatment. Here’s what to do if you think you might have been exposed.

Couple at the beach.

Safe sex

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

Practising safe sex is the best way to prevent syphilis infection.

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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Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are infections or diseases that are passed on during unprotected sex with an infected partner. This includes vaginal, anal or oral sex.

Read more on WA Health website

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) | myVMC

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are a group of bacteria and viruses which can be, and most commonly are, transmitted through sexual contact.

Read more on myVMC – Virtual Medical Centre website

Gonorrhoea (sexually transmitted infection) video | myVMC

Gonorrhoea is a common sexually transmitted infection (STI or STD). Find out about gonorrhoea symptoms and gonorrhoea treatments in this video.

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Sexually transmitted infections

Sexually transmitted infections are infections or diseases that are passed on during unprotected sex with an infected partner.

Read more on WA Health website

Fertility Factors - Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) on Vimeo

Just like anyone, the lives of Dave, Fynn, Kylie & Bella involve mini-missions and decisions to make. Will they find out the hard way that some decisions matter

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Protecting Against Sexually Transmitted Infections | myVMC

Protecting against sexually transmitted infections (STI): Preventing STIs is much better than treating them, because when diseases are prevented people do not get sick and do not need to access health services which are expensive to provide.

Read more on myVMC – Virtual Medical Centre website

Scabies (sexually transmitted infection)

Scabies is a highly contagious skin infection caused by tiny mites that burrow into your skin. The condition can be transferred through sexual activity.

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STIs and pregnancy

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are infections that can be passed on during sex, and if left untreated, can cause serious problems for both mother and child.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

How Sexually Transmitted Infections Affect Sperm Health | myVMC

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have a range of negative health affects, including reduced male fertility. Avoiding STIs is therefore an important measure men can take to maximise their chances of conception.

Read more on myVMC – Virtual Medical Centre website

STIs | Sexual health | ReachOut Australia

A sexually transmitted infection (STI) is an infection you get from someone else during sexual activity.

Read more on ReachOut.com website

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