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Sexually Transmitted Infections

Sexually Transmitted Infections

Having unprotected sex (without a condom) with a partner means that you run a risk of picking up an STI (Sexually Transmitted Infection).

STIs include:

STIs are passed on between partners when they have sex. You may be unaware that the person you have sex with has an STI as there are often no signs that you can see. This also means that you can get an STI without even knowing it as no-one is immune.

Warning Signs to Look Out For:

  • Rashes
  • Sores
  • An unusual discharge from the penis or vagina
  • Itchiness
  • Blisters
  • Pain in the genital area
  • A burning sensation when you pass urine (pee) or have sex; and urinating (peeing) more than usual.

R U Clear? offers free and confidential postal tests to Hull and East Riding residents for the sexually transmitted infections (STIs) chlamydia, gonorrhoea, HIV and syphilis. To request a test please visit R U Clear 

If you have any of these signs, you can make an appointment by ringing 01482 247111 or come to a walk-in clinic (see clinic times)

If you think you may have an STI it’s important that you seek help immediately. Make sure that you don’t risk passing the virus on to anyone else.

ALWAYS PROTECT YOURSELF BY USING A CONDOM

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