Having a sexually transmitted infection (STI)

    • Brief

    • Most sexually transmitted infections (STIs) can be treated and cured, or the symptoms can disappear. If you think you may have an STI, visit a healthcare provider. You can avoid an STI by practising safe sex.

    • Steps to take if you have an STI

      • Practice safer sex. Avoid sex or ensure you use a condom to prevent the spread of the infection.
      • Get tested as soon as possible. This will help you to get the right treatments.
      • Get treated. Ensure you begin your treatment and do not skip a dose or overdose yourself.
      • Be in contact with your healthcare provider if you have any worries.