STIs are infections that are picked up and passed on through sex.
What are STIs?
A common infection caused by bacteria.Treatment is easy but important.
Genital warts are one of the most common sexually transmitted infections.
One of the most common sexually transmitted infections, gonorrhoea is easily passed on during sex.
Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver and is caused by many different factors. There are three main types of hepatitis.
Caused by a virus that attacks the liver it is easy to pass on during sex or get from contaminated food and water.
Caused by a virus that attacks the liver it is easy to pass on during sex or by sharing injecting equipment.
Caused by a virus that attacks the liver and spread by sharing drug injecting equipment or through sex.
Caused by a virus that enters the body through the delicate, moist skin of the lips, throat, penis, vagina and rectum.
LGV stands for ‘lymphogranuloma venereum’, a type of chlamydia bacteria that attack the lymph nodes.
Molloscum contagiosum is a viral skin infection.
One of the most common sexually transmitted infections in men.
Often called ‘crabs’ – are very common. They are small crab-shaped insects the size of a pin head when fully grown.
Syphilis is a bacterial infection that spreads easily through anal, vaginal and oral sex.
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