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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 is caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV) – the same type of virus that causes cold sores.

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, learn more here.

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 (the clap)

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

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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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), if left untreated, can cause serious problems for both mother and child.

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STIs | Sex | ReachOut Australia

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

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Trichomoniasis

Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) which infects the genital area.

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Contact tracing for sexually transmitted infections and blood-borne viruses

Contact tracing is a process used to stop the spread of many different infections in the community. This information only looks at contact tracing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and blood-borne viruses (BBVs) such as HIV/AIDS and hepatitis B.

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