STI Information

First, a quick question

Are there 4, 7, 8, 15, 27 30 or 35 sexually transmitted infections (STIs) that are common place in the UK?

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If you are sexually active, it is a good idea to have regular sexual health examinations. You can find your nearest health clinic here

Here are links to the more commonly classified STIs in the UK.

Both men and women can develop bacterial and fungal infections, such as thrush or bacterial vaginosis. The symptoms of these infections are similar to those of an STD/STI. However, although these bacterial and fungal infections can be passed during sex, they can also occur naturally, so are not classed as sexually transmitted diseases/ infections.

Avert have further information on their website, visit their website.

Emergency Treatments

If you believe you have come in contact with HIV within the last 72 hours, you can receive emergency treatment called PEP (Post Exposure Prophylaxis). PEP is available at all Accident and Emergency (A&E) Departments in the UK. For more information on PEP click here.

If you believe you have come in contact with Hepatitis B and you have not been vaccinated against it, prophylaxis should be considered. Click here for more information.

Click here for the answer.

If you are sexually active, it is a good idea to have regular sexual health examinations. You can find your nearest health clinic here

Here are links to the more commonly classified STIs in the UK.

Both men and women can develop bacterial and fungal infections, such as thrush or bacterial vaginosis. The symptoms of these infections are similar to those of an STD/STI. However, although these bacterial and fungal infections can be passed during sex, they can also occur naturally, so are not classed as sexually transmitted diseases/ infections.

Avert have further information on their website, visit their website.

Emergency Treatments

If you believe you have come in contact with HIV within the last 72 hours, you can receive emergency treatment called PEP (Post Exposure Prophylaxis). PEP is available at all Accident and Emergency (A&E) Departments in the UK. For more information on PEP click here.

If you believe you have come in contact with Hepatitis B and you have not been vaccinated against it, prophylaxis should be considered. Click here for more information.