Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

A STD is when an infection is passed to another person through sexual contact.

STIs are still very common and many people have had one – it is estimated over 1 million STIs are acquired on a daily basis.

It is important to treat an STI once test positive or believe you may have one. Symptoms can be developed at any time – it can be within a day, a week, a year or never.  Some of the health conditions that are developed from catching an STI include:

  • Pain when using the bathroom
  • Itchy genitals or anus
  • A really bad rash
  • Warts around genitals or anus
  • Discharge from vagina, penis or anus

There are multiple different STIs and they are all different. Click on each link to know more about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.