While some STIs can be painful or uncomfortable, some won’t be painful at all. That’s why you might not know you have one and STI testing is so important.
Buying condoms shouldn’t be embarrassing. Everyone buys them and cashiers are completely used to it. If you are embarrassed why not try self check out instead.
Most pills need you to wait a week so that the contraceptive can start working. Remember, if you are stopping using condoms you and your partner will need to get an STI test first.
No one knows your body better than you. So it’s up to you to ask your doctor for a test and tell them how you feel.
Not all STIs have symptoms so there is no way of knowing if someone has one. Getting tested before you stop using condoms is the best way to stay safe.
Porn uses paid actors it’s entertainment, not reality. Just because something is normal in porn doesn’t mean you, or your partner have to enjoy doing it. Their turn-ons and reactions aren’t always the same as their personal sex lives. Scenarios are often very different from real life, and people’s bodies can look different to porn actors too.
Different tests have different costs, but most of the time it’s just the cost of a doctor’s consultation. And, if you have a Medicare Card, most doctors can bulk bill you. That means it’s FREE!
You can choose where to get tested. How about going to a Doctor’s surgery, GP, medical centre, AMS, or Family Planning NSW. There’s definitely no shortage of options.
Pre-cum can contain semen and can transmit STIs or result in a pregnancy.
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