What is co-infection?
What is an STI?
How do I get an STI?
How will I know if I have an STI?
Is it easier to get an STI if I have HIV?
Will douching stop you from getting STIs?
Common Crotch Concerns
  Chlamydia
  Gonorrhea
  Genital Herpes
  Genital Warts
Hepatitis C (HCV)
Tuberculosis (TB)

Chlamydia

What is chlamydia? A bacterial infection in your genitals (vagina or penis)

How do I get it?
Skin-to-skin contact (oral, anal, or vaginal contact)

Symptoms:
Burning sensation when you pee, change of texture and smell of discharge, itchy genitals, possibly abdominal pain; but sometimes there are no symptoms.

Prevention:
Use condoms (male and/or female) with spermicide when having oral, anal or virginal sex

Treatment:
Don't worry! This is treatable. Talk to your doctor about the best options for you.

 
 
 
 
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