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Sexually Transmitted Infections

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) are also known as Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs). There are many kinds of STIs, and they are very common - more than half of all people will get one at some point in their lifetime. See the list below for additional information on common STIs.

 

How Are STIs Transmitted

Symptoms of STIs
It is common to have an STI without any symptoms. However, if you do have symptoms, they may include:

Preventing STIs
In most cases, STIs can be prevented. The most reliable protection is abstinence (choosing not to have sex) and not sharing needles. Other forms of protection include:

When to See a Healthcare Provider
You should see a healthcare provider if:

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