Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI, STD)
- Dr Laurence Knott
Sex is part of human nature, but protecting yourself during sex is all too often overlooked in the heat of the moment. Why would anyone want to ruin the fun by worrying about STIs or an unplanned pregnancy? Although some may not think it to be important, 200,000 people in the UK a year test positive for chlamydia, with genital warts, herpes and gonorrhoea also common. We're not saying don’t have sex, we’re just suggesting that you do it safely.
Expert advice on STIs after unprotected sex, how long sexually transmitted diseases take to show up, and where to get tested.