About STIs

Why should you get tested for STIs? Read more

Scabies

Scabies is a skin disease caused by a tiny parasitic mite that lives just under the surface of your skin. Scabies can be spread by any form of skin-to-skin contact and can also be caught from infested clothing, sheets or towels. Read more

Shigella

Shigella (or bacillary dysentery) is a bacterial infection which you can get by coming into contact with poo. Read more

What you need to know about STIs

Using condoms will protect you from many STIs, and many of them are easily cured or can be vaccinated against. However, the transmission of some STIs is very difficult to prevent, even if you have safer sex. Read more